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33 BC. After the breakup of the Roman Empire, Trieste shared the general
fortunes of Istria and was granted independence under its count-bishops in 948
by Lothair II, king of Italy. Captured by the Venetians in 1202, it constantly
agitated for ...
Triple Alliance, name given to four European treaties; the most important was a
secret agreement between Germany, Austria-Hungary, and Italy formed in May
1882 and renewed periodically until World War I. Germany and Austria-Hungary
Umberto II 250 ship he showed in saving his troops at the Italian debacle at
Custoza (June 1866) won him great popularity. His marriage to his cousin, the
beautiful Margherita Teresa Giovanna, princess of Savoy (April 22, 1868), and
the birth ...
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