Umberto, King of Italy
Andrews, Emma B.Journal on the Bedawin, Volume 1 : 1889-1890.
Umberto I ruled Italy from 1878 until his assassination in Naples in 1900. He is remembered for entering into the Triple Alliance with Austria-Hungary and Germany in 1882, an alliance that was re-instigated in WWI. Umberto expanded Italian colonialism on the African continent, establishing Italian presence in Somalia and Eritrea.
March 14, 1844
July 29, 1900
King of Italy
“Umberto, King of Italy,” The Emma B. Andrews Diary Project, accessed November 27, 2021, https://www.emmabandrews.org/project/items/show/109.