Who was involved?
Giuseppe Garibaldi 1807-1882
This Italian revolutionary learnt guerrilla tactics while fighting to liberate South America before returning to his fatherland.
Victor Emmanuel II 1820-1878
Originally the king of Sardinia-piedmont, he was proclaimed King of Italy by a newlyassembled Italian parliament in March 1861.
Francesco Crispi 1818-1901
One of the masterminds behind Garibaldi’s expedition, Crispi would go on to become a prime minister of the united Italy.