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"Inactivity is death." -- Benito Mussolini
Benito Amilcare Andrea Mussolini KSMOM GCTE (29 July 1883, Predappio, Province of Forl-Cesena - 28 April 1945) was an Italian politician who led the National Fascist Party and is credited with being one of the key figures in the creation of Fascism.

Mussolini became the 40th Prime Minister of Italy in 1922 and began using the title Il Duce by 1925. After 1936, his official title was "His Excellency Benito Mussolini, Head of Government, Duce of Fascism, and Founder of the Empire". Mussolini also created and held the supreme military rank of First Marshal of the Empire along with King Victor Emmanuel III of Italy, which gave him and the King joint supreme control over the military of Italy. Mussolini remained in power until he was replaced in 1943; for a short period after this until his death, he was the leader of the Italian Social Republic.

Mussolini was among the founders of Italian Fascism, which included elements of nationalism, corporatism, national syndicalism, expansionism, social progress and anti-communism in combination with censorship of subversives and state propaganda. In the years following his creation of the fascist ideology, Mussolini influenced, or achieved admiration from, a wide variety of political figures.

Among the domestic achievements of Mussolini from the years 1924—1939 were: his public works programmes such as the taming of the Pontine Marshes, the improvement of job opportunities, and public transport. Mussolini also solved the Roman Question by concluding the Lateran Treaty between the Kingdom of Italy and the Holy See. He is also credited with securing economic success in Italy's colonies and commercial dependencies.

On 10 June 1940, Mussolini led Italy into World War II on the side of the Axis despite initially siding with France against Germany in the early 1930s. Believing the war would be short-lived, he declared war on France and Great Britain in order to gain territories in the peace treaty that would soon follow.

Three years later, Mussolini was deposed at the Grand Council of Fascism, prompted by the Allied invasion of Italy. Soon after his incarceration began, Mussolini was rescued from prison in the daring Gran Sasso raid by German special forces. Following his rescue, Mussolini headed the Italian Social Republic in parts of Italy that were not occupied by Allied forces. In late April 1945, with total defeat looming, Mussolini attempted to escape to Switzerland, only to be quickly captured and summarily executed near Lake Como by Italian partisans. His body was then taken to Milan where it was hung upside down at a petrol station for public viewing and to provide confirmation of his demise.

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Total Books: 24
The Doctrine Of Fascism
2015 - The Doctrine of Fascism (Paperback)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9781682042588
ISBN-10: 1682042588
Genre: Politics & Social Sciences
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The Fascist Movement in Italian Life and Fascism Doctrine and Institutions
2015 - The Fascist Movement in Italian Life and Fascism Doctrine and Institutions (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781508716327
ISBN-10: 1508716323
Genre: History
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The Doctrine Of  Fascism
2012 - The Doctrine of Fascism (Paperback)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9781478370918
ISBN-10: 1478370912
Genres: History, Reference, Politics & Social Sciences
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Mussolini as Revealed in His Political Speeches
2010 - Mussolini As Revealed in His Political Speeches [November 1914 - August 1923] (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781152674691
ISBN-10: 1152674692
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Il Terntino
2009 - Il Terntino (Paperback)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9781110677283
ISBN-10: 1110677286
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The Cardinal's Mistress
2008 - The Cardinal's Mistress [Volume 0] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781596545489
ISBN-10: 1596545488
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My Autobiography By Benito Mussolini
2008 - My Autobiography By Benito Mussolini (Hardcover)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9781436681339
ISBN-10: 1436681332
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Mussolini As Revealed In His Political Speeches November 1914- August 1923
2007 - Mussolini As Revealed in His Political Speeches November 1914- August 1923 (Hardcover)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780548142622
ISBN-10: 0548142629
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My Autobiography With The Political and Social Doctrine of Fascism
2006 - My Autobiography with the Political and Social Doctrine of Fascism [Dover Books on History, Political and Social Science] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780486447773
ISBN-10: 0486447774
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, History
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My Diary 1915 to 1917
2004 - My Diary 1915 to 1917 (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781417924127
ISBN-10: 1417924128
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My Rise and Fall
1998 - My Rise and Fall (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780306808647
ISBN-10: 0306808641
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, History
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The Fall of Mussolini His Own Story
1948 - The Fall of Mussolini His Own Story (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780837180359
ISBN-10: 083718035X
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Talks With Mussolini
Talks with Mussolini (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780404169688
ISBN-10: 0404169686
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My Autobiography
My Autobiography (Other)
ISBN-13: 9780837142944
ISBN-10: 0837142946
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Phoenix Mussolini Memoirs
Phoenix Mussolini Memoirs (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781842120255
ISBN-10: 1842120255
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, History, Nonfiction
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Principe El
Principe El [Spanish Edition] (Paperback)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9789872039806
ISBN-10: 9872039801
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Politics & Social Sciences
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