Giuseppe Garibaldi Fact Sheet: Who was Giuseppe Garibaldi? The following short biography and fact sheet provides interesting facts about the life, times and history of Giuseppe Garibaldi.
Giuseppe Garibaldi Fact File Biography: Lifespan: 1807 - 1882 *** Full Name: Giuseppe Maria Garibaldi *** Occupation: Italian General and Politician *** Date of Birth: Giuseppe Garibaldi was born on July 4th 1807 *** Place of Birth: Giuseppe Garibaldi was born in Nice, First French Empire *** Family background: His father was Giovanni Domenico Garibaldi and his mother was Maria Rosa Nicoletta Raimondo *** Early life and childhood: He grew up in Nice with his family *** Education: Giuseppe Garibaldi was educated by the days standards ***
Giuseppe Garibaldi Fact 1:
Giuseppe Garibaldi was born on July
4th 1807 and during the 19th century
period in history when many empires
across the globe collapsed, the
Spanish, first and second French,
Holy Roman, Mughal and Chinese but
the British and Russian Empires, the
United States and German Empire
where on the rise.
Giuseppe Garibaldi Fact 6:
Garibaldi joined the group also
wanted to see Italy freed from
Giuseppe Garibaldi Fact 8: During 1839 Garibaldi met Ana Ribeiro da Silva known as Anita and in 1841 they moved to Montevideo where he worked as a schoolmaster and trader.
Giuseppe Garibaldi Fact 9: The couple married the following year and together had four children, Menotti, Rosita, Teresita and Ricciotti.
Giuseppe Garibaldi Fact 10:
Giuseppe Garibaldi joined the
Freemasons in 1844.
Giuseppe Garibaldi Fact 16: He met another Italian, Captain Figari who happen to be looking for a vessel to purchase which they did, the Commonwealth, which the sailed to London and on to Newcastle.
Giuseppe Garibaldi Fact 17: He returned to Italy again in 1854 and with the aid money his brother had bequeathed him on his death, Garibaldi was able to purchase half of an island North of Sardinia called Caprera where he busied himself with agriculture.
Giuseppe Garibaldi Fact 18:
The Second Italian War of
Independence erupted in 1859 and he
was called upon to lead a volunteer
unit called the Hunters of the Alps
as its Major General.
Giuseppe Garibaldi Fact 21:
He died on June 2nd 1882 aged nearly
seventy five years.
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