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House Of Savoy
Disputed: * Vittorio Emanuele, Prince of Naples * Prince Amedeo, Duke of Aosta DEPOSITION 12 June 1946: Umberto II left Italy as a result of the constitutional referendum ETHNICITY Italian , French CADET BRANCHES * Savoy-Carignano * Savoy-
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Royal Palace Of Naples
The ROYAL PALACE OF NAPLES (Italian : PALAZZO REALE DI NAPOLI) is a palace, museum, and historical tourist destination located in central Naples
Naples
, southern Italy
Italy
. It was one of the four residences near Naples
Naples
used by the Bourbon Kings during their rule of the Kingdom of the Two Sicilies (1734-1860): the others were the palaces of Caserta , Capodimonte overlooking Naples, and the third Portici , on the slopes of Vesuvius . CONTENTS * 1 History * 2 Statues of kings of Naples
Naples
* 3 References * 4 External links HISTORYThe palace is on the site of an earlier residence, which had housed the former viceroy Don Pedro de Toledo
Don Pedro de Toledo
, Marquis of Villafranca. Construction on the present building was begun in the 17th century by the architect Domenico Fontana
Domenico Fontana

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Quirinal Palace
The QUIRINAL PALACE (known in Italian as the PALAZZO DEL QUIRINALE or simply QUIRINALE) is a historic building in Rome
Rome
, Italy
Italy
, one of the three current official residences of the President of the Italian Republic , together with Villa Rosebery in Naples
Naples
and Tenuta di Castelporziano in Rome. It is located on the Quirinal Hill , the highest of the seven hills of Rome
Rome
. It has housed thirty Popes , four Kings of Italy
Italy
and twelve presidents of the Italian Republic. The palace extends for an area of 110,500 square metres and is the ninth-largest palace in the world in terms of area. By way of comparison, the White House
White House
in the United States
United States
of America is one-twentieth of its size
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Italian Concession Of Tientsin
The ITALIAN CONCESSION OF TIENTSIN (Chinese : 天津意租界; pinyin : Tiānjīn Yì Zūjiè) was a small territory (concession ) in Tianjin , China , officially controlled by the Kingdom of Italy between 1901 and 1947. CONTENTS * 1 Characteristics * 2 History * 3 See also * 4 Notes * 5 Bibliography CHARACTERISTICS Italian postage stamp for Tientsin On 7 September 1901, Italy was granted a concession of 46 hectares in Tientsin from the Chinese government. On 7 June 1902, the Italians took control of the concession, which was to be administered by an Italian consul. After World War I Italy desired to add the former Austro-Hungarian concession which was adjacent to the Italian concession, and would have doubled its size. However, in 1917 China terminated the leases of Germany and Austria-Hungary's concessions. The districts were converted into "Special Areas" under Chinese control, with a separate administration from the rest of Tientsin
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Italian Libya
ITALIAN LIBYA (Italian : Libia Italiana; Arabic : ليبيا الإيطالية‎ Lībyā al-Īṭālīya) was a unified colony of Italian North Africa
North Africa
(Africa Settentrionale Italiana, or ASI) established in 1934 in what is now modern Libya
Libya
. Italian Libya
Libya
was formed from the colonies of Cyrenaica
Cyrenaica
and Tripolitania
Tripolitania
which were taken by the Kingdom of Italy
Kingdom of Italy
from the Ottoman Empire
Ottoman Empire
in 1912 after the Italo-Turkish War
Italo-Turkish War
of 1911 to 1912
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Govone
GOVONE is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Cuneo in the Italian region Piedmont
Piedmont
, located about 45 kilometres (28 mi) southeast of Turin
Turin
and about 60 kilometres (37 mi) northeast of Cuneo . As of 31 December 2004, it had a population of 1,991 and an area of 18.8 square kilometres (7.3 sq mi). Govone
Govone
borders the following municipalities: Castagnole delle Lanze , Costigliole d\'Asti , Magliano Alfieri , Priocca , San Damiano d\'Asti , and San Martino Alfieri
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Pollenzo
POLLENTIA, known today as POLLENZO, was an ancient city on the left bank of the Tanaro . It is now a frazione (parish) of Bra in the Province of Cuneo , Piedmont
Piedmont
, northern Italy
Italy
. During the Antiquity Pollentia belonged to the Ligurian Statielli , Augusta Bagiennorum (modern Roncaglia in the Comune of Bene Vagienna ) being 16 km to the south. Its position on the road from Augusta Taurinorum (modern Turin
Turin
) to the coast at Vada Sabatia (modern Vado Ligure , near Savona
Savona
), at the point of divergence of a road to Hasta (modern Asti ) gave it military importance. Decimus Brutus managed to occupy it an hour before Mark Antony
Mark Antony
in 43 BC
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King Of The Albanians
While the medieval Angevin KINGDOM OF ALBANIA was a monarchy, it did not encompass the entirety of the modern state of ALBANIA . The latter has been a kingdom on two occasions. The first time was after it declared independence in 1912. CONTENTS * 1 History * 2 See also * 3 References * 4 Bibliography * 5 External links HISTORYThe Albanian Congress of Trieste of 1913 discussed about the future prince and several candidates came through: Baron Franz Nopcsa von Felső-Szilvás , Marchese D'Auletta (claiming descendance from Skanderbeg ) with the support of the Arbereshe delegates and Italy , Prince Albert Ghica from Romania supported by the Albanian colony there , and Aladro Kastriota . Under the independence settlement imposed by the Great Powers , the country was styled a principality , and its ruler, William of Wied (Wilhelm zu Wied in German ), was given the title of sovereign prince. However, these styles were only used outside the country
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Emperor Of Ethiopia
The EMPEROR OF ETHIOPIA (Ge\'ez : ንጉሠ ነገሥት, nəgusä nägäst, " King of Kings
King of Kings
") was the hereditary ruler of the Ethiopian Empire , until the abolition of the monarchy in 1975. The Emperor was the head of state and head of government , with ultimate executive , judicial and legislative power in that country. A National Geographic Magazine article called imperial Ethiopia "nominally a constitutional monarchy ; in fact a benevolent autocracy "
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King Of Spain
The MONARCHY OF SPAIN (Spanish : Monarquía de España), constitutionally referred to as THE CROWN (la Corona), is a constitutional institution and historic office of Spain
Spain
. It used to be also called the Hispanic Monarchy
Monarchy
(Monarquía Hispánica). The monarchy comprises the reigning monarch , his or her family, and the royal household organization which supports and facilitates the monarch in the exercise of his duties and prerogatives. The Spanish monarchy is represented by King Felipe VI , his wife Queen Letizia , and their daughters Leonor, Princess of Asturias , and Infanta
Infanta
Sofía . The Spanish Constitution
Constitution
of 1978 reestablished a constitutional monarchy as the form of government for Spain
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King Of Cyprus
The KINGDOM OF CYPRUS was a Crusader kingdom on the island of Cyprus in the high and late Middle Ages , between 1192 and 1489. It was ruled by the French House of Lusignan . It comprised not only Cyprus, but also some possessions on the Anatolian mainland: Antalya between 1361 and 1373 and Corycus between 1361 and 1448. CONTENTS * 1 History * 2 List of monarchs of Cyprus * 3 Pretenders of the Kingdom of Cyprus * 4 See also * 5 References HISTORYThe island was conquered in 1191 by King Richard I of England during the Third Crusade , from Isaac Komnenos , an upstart local governor and self-proclaimed emperor claiming the Byzantine Empire . The English king had not originally intended to conquer the island, however when his invading fleet was scattered by a storm en route to the siege of Acre, three of his ships were driven to the shores of Cyprus, where they were wrecked and sank in sight of the port of Limassol
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Italian Somaliland
ITALIAN SOMALILAND (Italian : Somalia
Somalia
italiana, Arabic : الصومال الإيطالي‎‎ Al-Sumal Al-Italiy, Somali : Dhulka Talyaaniga ee Soomaaliya), also known as ITALIAN SOMALIA, was a colony of the Kingdom of Italy
Italy
in present-day northeastern, central and southern Somalia
Somalia
. Ruled in the 19th century by the Somali Majeerteen Sultanate and the Sultanate of Hobyo , the territory was later acquired in the 1880s by Italy
Italy
through various treaties. In 1936, the region was integrated into Italian East Africa
Italian East Africa
as part of the Italian Empire. This would last until 1941, during World War II
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Palazzo Margherita
PALAZZO MARGHERITA, formerly PALAZZO PIOMBINO, is a palazzo on Via Veneto in Rome . The usual name references Queen Margherita of Savoy , who lived there from 1900 to 1926. It now contains a U.S. Embassy. In 1885, the Boncompagni -Ludovisi family chose to sell their ancestral family home in response to a severe financial crisis. The Villa Ludovisi and most of its extensive grounds were sold in 1883 to a property developer, the Società Generale Immobiliare , which in 1885 divided the property into luxury building lots. The family retained a small portion of the original estate around the Casino di Villa Boncompagni Ludovisi (Villa Aurora), the only building from the original holdings that was not demolished. However, the Casino was not designed to be the primary family home of a noble family. The Palazzo Piombino was built from 1886 to 1890 by Gaetano Koch for Rodolfo Boncompagni Ludovisi , titular Prince of Piombino , as a new palace for the Boncompagni-Ludovisi family
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Albanian Kingdom (1928–39)
The KINGDOM OF ALBANIA ( Gheg Albanian
Gheg Albanian
: Mbretnija Shqiptare, Standard Albanian : Mbretëria Shqiptare) was the official name of Albania between 1928 and 1939. Albania
Albania
was declared a monarchy by the Constituent Assembly, and President Ahmet Bej Zogu was declared King Zog I . The kingdom was supported by the fascist regime in Italy , and the two countries maintained close relations until Italy's sudden invasion of the country in 1939. Zog fled into exile and never saw his country again. The Communist Party of Labor of Albania
Albania
gained control of the country toward the end of World War II
World War II
, established a communist government, and formally deposed Zog
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Italian East Africa
ITALIAN EAST AFRICA (Italian : Africa Orientale Italiana) was an Italian colony in the Horn of Africa
Horn of Africa
. It was formed in 1936 through the merger of Italian Somaliland , Italian Eritrea
Italian Eritrea
and the newly conquered Italian Ethiopia
Ethiopia
. During the Second World War , Italian East Africa
Italian East Africa
was occupied by a British-led force including colonial and Ethiopian units. After the war, Italian Somaliland and Eritrea
Eritrea
came under British administration, while Ethiopia
Ethiopia
regained full independence. In 1949, Italian Somaliland was reconstituted as the Trust Territory of Somaliland
Trust Territory of Somaliland
, which was administered by Italy from 1950 until its independence in 1960
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Spain
Coordinates : 40°N 4°W / 40°N 4°W / 40; -4 Kingdom of Spain Reino de España (Spanish ) 6 other official names * ARAGONESE : Reino d'Espanya ASTURIAN : Reinu d'España BASQUE : Espainiako Erresuma CATALAN : Regne d'Espanya GALICIAN : Reino de España OCCITAN : Reiaume d'Espanha Flag Coat of arms MOTTO: "Plus Ultra " (Latin ) "Further Beyond" ANTHEM: " Marcha Real " (Spanish ) "Royal March" Location of Spain
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