Dictators/Benito Mussolini

Benito Mussolini (July 29, 1883 - April 28, 1945) was the dictator of Italy. Mussolini was the leader of the National Fascist Party, along with being the prime minister from 1922 to 1943. Mussolini was also a WW2 ally of Adolf Hitler. Mussolini was assissanated on April 28, 1945 by gunshot wounds.

Benito Mussolini on 1917 as an Italian Soldier

Early Life edit

Mussolini was born in Dovia di Predappio on July 29, 1883. The Mussolinis were really poor, they lived in two crowded rooms. His father was jobless, always busy discussing politics, and Benito Mussolini and his two siblings would usually eat meagre. Mussolini was normally a restless kid, usually disobedient, rude, and untrustworthy. He was a bully at school and moody at home. Because the teachers could not control him due to his pigheadedness, he was sent to board with the strict Salesian order at Faenza, were he proved himself as very annoying and hard-headed, he stabbed a fellow student in his class with a pocket knife and known for attacking a teacher their when he/she tried to beat him. He was expelled and sent to the Giosuè Carducci School at Forlimpopoli, from which he was also expelled after assaulting yet another pupil with his penknife.

Even though he was unruly, he was very intelligent, and he passed his exams with ease. When he was 19, he also got a teaching diploma, and he got a job as a schoolmaster. After a few years of work, he decided he was not fit for the job. Yet, thus, he left Italy to Switzerland. Jumping from job to job every day.

Emigration to Switzerland; Military Service edit

In 1902, Mussolini emigrated to Switzerland, above all to avoid military conscription. For a short time, he worked as a stonemason, but could not find permanent employment.

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