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April 4, 1804, Modena, Italy—d. March 31, 1885, Rome), one of the most militant
and dedicated leaders of the Risorgimento, the movement aimed at the
unification of Italy. As a young man, Fabrizi helped plan and execute the 1831
Milan rising ...
The greater part of northern Italy was ravaged, and no member of its complex
system of alliances emerged as a clear victor. Finally, in 1454 the Peace of Lodi
ended the hostilities, and the Italian League, including Venice, Florence, and
Guei-lin (China): see Kuei-lin. guelder rose: see Viburnum. Guelders (The
Netherlands): see Gelderland. Guelfs and Ghibellines, two opposing factions in
Italian politics during the Middle Ages. The split between the Guelfs, sympathetic
to the ...
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