Explain the role of Giuseppe Mazzini in the unification of Italy.

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asked Oct 22, 2018 in Class X Social Science by aditya23 (-1,576 points)

Explain the role of Giuseppe Mazzini in the unification of Italy.

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answered Oct 22, 2018 by priya12 (-12,158 points)

Role of Mazzini in the unification of Italy were: 

(i) Giuseppe Mazzini was an Italian revolutionary, born in Genoa in 1807. 

(ii) He became member of various secret societies such as ‘Young Italy’ or ‘Young Europe’. 

(iii) He attempted revolution in Liguria. 

(iv) He wanted unification with wider alliance of nations. 

(v) He frightened conservatives through opposition of monarchy and vision of democratic republics. 

(vi) He favoured war for unification of Italy. 

(vii) He wanted Economic development and Political dominance.

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