Luigi Federzoni

Luigi Federzoni (27 September 1878, Bologna, Italy24 January 1967, Rome, Italy) was a prominent twentieth-century Italian nationalist and later Fascist politician.

Federzoni was born in Bologna. He endorsed Italy joining World War I on the side of France and the United Kingdom against Austria-Hungary and Germany. He was minister of the interior from 1924 to 1926 and president of the senate from 1929 to 1939. He was also president of the Fascist Academy. [citation|last=Mack Smith|first=Denis |title=Modern Italy: A Political History|publisher=Yale University Press|year=1997|page=360|isbn=0300043422.]

At the historic meeting of the Grand Council of Fascism held on 25 July 1943, he was among those who voted for Dino Grandi's Order of the Day which led to Mussolini’s downfall. [Mack Smith, p. 414.]

Luigi Federzoni died in Rome on 24 January 1967.


"Italy has awaited this since 1866 her truly national war, in order to feel unified at last, renewed by the unanimous action and identical sacrifice of all her sons. Today, while Italy still wavers before the necessity imposed by history, the name of Garibaldi, resanctified by blood, rises again to warn her that she will not be able to defeat the revolution save by fighting and winning her national war." "Federzoni, 1915, at memorial services being held for a relative of Italian national hero Giuseppe Garibaldi, who died on the battlefield in France, fighting for the French army against the invading German army." [citation|last= Thayer |first= John A. |title= Italy and the Great War|publisher= Madison and Milwaukee: University of Wisconsin Press|year=1964|page=279.]


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