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Vittorio Emanuele Orlando
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23rd Prime Minister of Italy
In office
29 October 1917 – 23 June 1919
Monarch Victor Emanuel III
Preceded by Paolo Boselli
Succeeded by Francesco Nitti
President of the Italian Chamber of Deputies
In office
December 1, 1919 – June 25, 1920
Preceded by Giuseppe Marcora
Succeeded by Enrico De Nicola
In office
July 15, 1944 – June 25, 1946
Preceded by Dino Grandi
Succeeded by Carlo Sforza
Personal details
Born May 19, 1860
Palermo, Italy
Died December 1, 1952 (aged 92)
Rome, Italy
Nationality Italian
Political party Democrat (Historical Left)

Vittorio Emanuele Orlando (May 19, 1860 – December 1, 1952) was an Italian diplomat and political figure. He was born in Palermo, Sicily. His father, a landed gentleman, delayed venturing out to register his son's birth for fear of Giuseppe Garibaldi's 1,000 patriots who had just stormed into Sicily on the first leg of their march to build an Italian nation.[1]


  1. Last of the Big Four, obituary of Orlando in Time, December 8, 1952

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