Who's Who - Italy

Vittorio Orlando This page of the Who's Who section of the site lists biographical entries by country - in this case, Italy.

Among others here you'll find details on the life of the wartime Prime Minister, Vittorio Orlando, and his selected Chief of Staff, Armando Diaz.

In addition to the biographies presented below, click here to view contemporary photographs within the Vintage Photographs section of the site.

Biographies Description
ItalyDuke of the Abruzzi Battlefleet Commander-in-Chief
ItalyDuke Aosta General
ItalyFrancesco Baracca Fighter Pilot
ItalyPope Benedict XV Successor to Pius X
ItalyPaolo Boselli Prime Minister
ItalyLuigi Cadorna Chief of Staff
ItalyFulco Ruffo di Calabria Fighter Pilot
ItalyLuigi Capello General
ItalyAlfredo Dallolio Minister of Munitions
ItalyGabriele D'Annunzio Politician/Soldier
ItalyArmando Diaz Chief of Staff
ItalyRodolfo Graziani Colonel
ItalyBenito Mussolini Future Fascist Dictator
ItalyVittorio Orlando Prime Minister
ItalyGiovanni Sabelli Fighter Pilot
ItalyAntonio Salandra Prime Minister
ItalyMarquis di San Giuliano Foreign Minister
ItalySilvio Scaroni Fighter Pilot
ItalySidney Sonnino Foreign Minister
ItalyPaolo Thaon di Revel Admiral
ItalyKing Vittorio Emanuele III Monarch

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