History of the Italian Republic
After World War II and the overthrow of Mussolini's fascist regime, Italy's history was dominated by the Christian Democracy (Democrazia Cristiana, DC) political party for 48 years - from the 1946 ele...
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Birth of the Italian Republic
A constitutional referendum was held in Italy on 2 June 1946, a key event of Italian contemporary history. Until 1946, Italy was a kingdom ruled by the House of Savoy, kings of Italy since the Risorgi...
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Years of lead (Italy)
The Years of Lead was a period of socio-political turmoil in Italy that lasted from the late 1960s into the early 1980s. This period was marked by a wave of terrorism, initially called "Opposing Extre...
Strategy of tension
The strategy of tension (Italian: strategia della tensione) is a theory that Western governments during the Cold war used tactics that aimed to divide, manipulate, and control public opinion using...
Mani Pulite
Mani pulite ([ˈmani puˈlite], Italian for "clean hands") was a nationwide Italian judicial investigation into political corruption held in the 1990s. Mani pulite led to the demise of the so-called Fir...
Italian general election, 1996
A snap national general election was held in Italy on April 21, 1996 to elect members of the Chamber of Deputies and the Senate of the Republic. The Olive Tree coalition leader Romano Prodi won the el...
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The Olive Tree (political coalition)
The Olive Tree (Italian: L'Ulivo) was a denomination used for several successive centre-left political and electoral alliances of Italian political parties from 1995 to 2007.The historical leader...
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Kidnapping of Aldo Moro
The kidnapping and murder of Aldo Moro (Italian: Rapimento Moro) was a seminal event in Italian political history.On the morning of 16 March 1978, the day on which the new cabinet led by Giulio Andreo...
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Italicus Express bombing 1974
The Italicus Express massacre (Italian: Strage del treno Italicus) was a terrorist bombing in Italy on a train of the public rail network.During the early hours of 4 August 1974, the bomb attack k...
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Piazza della Loggia bombing
The Piazza della Loggia bombing was a bombing that took place on the morning of 28 May 1974, in Brescia, Italy during an anti-fascist protest. The terrorist attack killed eight people and wounded over...
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Piazza Fontana bombing
The Piazza Fontana Bombing (Italian: Strage di Piazza Fontana) was a terrorist attack that occurred on December 12, 1969 at 16:37, when a bomb exploded at the headquarters of Banca Nazionale dell...
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Primavalle Fire
The Primavalle Fire (Rogo di Primavalle in Italian) was an arson which occurred in Rome on 16 April 1973, and which caused the death of two youngsters, children of neo-fascist MSI member Mario Mattei....
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