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    Victor Amadeus II of Sardinia  
Victor Amadeus II was Duke of Savoy from 1675 to 1730. He also held the titles of marquis of Saluzzo, duke of Montferrat, prince of Piedmont, count of Aosta, Moriana and Nizza. Louis XIV organised his marriage in order to maintain French in...
 
    Victor Amadeus III, King of Sardinia  
Victor Amadeus III was King of Sardinia from 1773 to his death. Although he was politically conservative, he carried out numerous administrative reforms until he declared war on Revolutionary France in 1792. He was the father of the last th...
 
    War of the Austrian Succession  
The War of the Austrian Succession (174048) also known as King George's War in North America, and incorporating the War of Jenkins' Ear with Spain and two of the three Silesian wars involved nearly all the powers of Europe, except for...
 
    Cavour, Leader Italian Unification  
Camillo Benso, Count of Cavour, was a leading figure in the movement toward Italian unification. He was the founder of the original Italian Liberal Party and Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Piedmont-Sardinia, a position he maintained (exce...
 
    Victor Emmanuel II, First King of Italy  
Victor Emmanuel II was the King of Piedmont, Savoy and Sardinia from 18491861. On February 18, 1861, he assumed the title as King of Italy to become the first king of a united Italy, a title he held till his death in 1878. The Italians gav...
 
       
 
         
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