A biography of benito mussolini an italian political leader from the world war two

Then the Allied invasion of French North Africa pushed them further back on their heels. Mussolini's fascist state, established nearly a decade before Adolf Hitler 's rise to power, would provide a model for Hitler's later economic and political policies.

Benito Mussolini (1883-1945)

And the king, prepared to accept the Fascist alternativedispatched the telegram for which Mussolini had been waiting. In Octoberfinding himself in opposition to the directorate of the Italian Socialist party because he advocated a kind of active neutrality on the part of Italy in the War of the Nations against the party's tendency of absolute neutrality, he withdrew on the twentieth of that month from the directorate of Avanti!

Benito Mussolini Biography: Italian Dictator & leader of the National Fascist Party

But the king refused to get rid of Mussolini. They were badly beaten in Egypt at the Battle of El Alamain. The government, dominated by middle-class Liberals, did little to combat this lawlessness, both through weak political will and a desire to see the mainly working-class left defeated.

Once again, the country was in a state of economic chaos. The members of the party wore black clothes and became known as the "Black Shirts.

Giacomo Matteotti

From that moment, political violence was increasing, and gradually although with greater impetus after the assassination of the socialist deputy Giacomo Matteotti in Benito Mussolini was erected like unique power, annihilated any form of opposition and ended up transforming its government in a dictatorial regime; after being outlawed in all political forces except for the National Fascist Party, Lacking a coherent ideology, fascism developed a rhetoric that insisted on a number of motives: The Germans kept the details of most of their military plans concealed, presenting their allies with a fait accompli for fear that prior discussion would destroy surprise.

The League of Nations imposed sanctions but ensured that the list of prohibited exports did not include any, such as oil, that might provoke a European war.

Each party controlled a partisan force, the largest being the Communists followed by the Action Party. Abyssinia present Ethiopia was considered by the Duce like a natural zone of expansion and logical nexus between the Italian colonies of Eritrea and Somalia; the passivity of France and England before the invasion created a bad precedent.

Guards then came in and arrested Il Duce and took him into custody. The British Secret Service even paid Mussolini a wage of one hundred pounds per week. He installed Mussolini as the puppet ruler of northern Italy, which was now in Nazi hands.

Nevertheless, by crash-landing gliders on the slopes behind the hotel, German commandos on September 12,effected his escape by air to Munich.

Mussolini Biography

This plan diverted valuable resources to grain production, away from other more economically viable crops. The people were desperate and furious. The thirty or so Ethiopians present at the ceremony were impaled, and immediately after, the "blackshirts" of the fascist Militias poured out into the streets of Addis Ababa where they tortured and killed all of the men, women, and children that they encountered on their path.

Benito Mussolini

His mother, Rosa Maltoni, was a teacher. He had lived beyond his time and had dragged his country into a disastrous war, which it was unwilling and unready to fight.A complete list of the national leaders of the countries which participated in the war.

In every country and government type, there is always one person at the political top who makes the key decisions and determines the national policy, or leads to it - the national leader. Benito Mussolini was born to a poor family in Predappio, a town in northeastern Italy.

His father was a blacksmith who wrote part-time as a socialist journalist, and his mother was a. Biography of Benito Mussolini Italian political leader who established the fascist regime in Italy ().

After World War I (), the crisis of liberal democracies, aggravated by the economic crash offavored a phenomenon that would characterize Europe between the two wars: the rise of totalitarianism. Oct 29,  · Benito Mussolini was an Italian political leader who became the fascist dictator of Italy from to Originally a revolutionary socialist, he forged the paramilitary fascist movement in and became prime minister in An overblown title for an overblown life – introducing Benito Mussolini, fascism’s founding father and the Italy’s leader during much of World War II.

Benito Mussolini was an Italian political leader in the years before and during World War II. He was head of the National Fascist Party.

Biography of Benito Mussolini

He was head of the National Fascist Party. Mussolini ruled Italy for more than two decades from until

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