July 29, 1883 CE – Benito Mussolini Born

July 29, 1883 CE – Benito Mussolini BornRate this post *Image Credit: Wikimedia Commons Dovia di Predappio is a small town in northeastern Italy located deep in the heart of Emilia-Romagna. On July 29, 1883, a boy by the name of Benito Amilcare Andrea Mussolini came into the world in the community to a blacksmith father and schoolteacher mother. Over the next five decades before his assassination near the end of World War II, he would put his hometown on the map as he ascended to the head of the Italian government and carried out an aggressive expansion campaign as part of the Axis Powers. The oldest of three children, […]