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Vittorio Emanuele Orlando

Prime Minister of Italy

Died when: 92 years 196 days (1110 months)
Star Sign: Taurus

 

Vittorio Emanuele Orlando

{{Infobox officeholder| honorific-prefix = [[Senator for life]| name = Vittorio Emanuele Orlando| image = VittorioEmanuelleOrlando28379v cropped.jpg| caption = | order1 = 23rd Prime Minister of Italy| monarch1 = Victor Emmanuel III| term_start1 = 30 October 1917| term_end1 = 23 June 1919| predecessor1 = Paolo Boselli| successor1 = Francesco Saverio Nitti| office2 = Italian Minister of Interior| primeminister2 = Paolo Boselli,Himself| term_start2 = 18 June 1916| term_end2 = 23 June 1919| predecessor2 = Antonio Salandra| successor2 = Francesco Saverio Nitti| office3 = Member of the Italian Chamber of Deputies| term_start3 = 5 April 1897| term_end3 = 21 January 1929| constituency3 = Partinico| office4 = President of the Chamber of Deputies| monarch5 = Victor Emmanuel III| term_start5 = 1 December 1919| term_end5 = 25 June 1920| predecessor5 = Giuseppe Marcora| successor5 = Enrico De Nicola| monarch4 = Victor Emmanuel III,Umberto II| term_start4 = 15 July 1944| term_end4 = 25 June 1946| predecessor4 = Dino Grandi| successor4 = Giuseppe Saragat| office6 = Member of the Constituent Assembly| term_start6 = 25 June 1946| term_end6 = 31 January 1948| constituency6 = National Constituency| office7 = Senator for life| term_start7 = 8 May 1948| term_end7 = 1 December 1952| birth_date = 19 May 1860| birth_place = Palermo, Kingdom of the Two Sicilies| death_date = 1 December 1952 (aged 92)| death_place = Rome, Italy| nationality = Italian| party = Historical Left(1897–1913)Liberal Union(1913–1919)Democratic Liberal Party(1919–1926)Italian Liberal Party(1926–1952)| alma_mater = University of Palermo| profession = Jurist, teacher, politician}}Vittorio Emanuele Orlando (19 May 1860 – 1 December 1952) was an Italian statesman, known for representing Italy in the 1919 Paris Peace Conference with his foreign minister Sidney Sonnino.

He was also known as "Premier of Victory" for defeating the Central Powers along with the Entente in World War I.

He was also member and president of the Constitutional Assembly that changed the Italian form of government into a Republic.

Aside from his prominent political role Orlando is also known for his writings on legal and judicial issues, which number over a hundred works (Orlando was a professor of law).


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