Photograph 'Vittorio Emanuele III. First soldier of Italy'



This photograph is of Vittorio Emanuele III (1869-1947), King of Italy from 1900 to 1946. He was so often at the frontline in war zones that he was known as the soldier king.

The image appeared in a publication by the Dante Alighieri Society, founded in 1889 to protect and promote the Italian language and culture around the world.


Vittorio Emanuele III, re d'talia, era costantemente al fronte si trasferì nelle zone di guerra e da ciò nacque per lui la definizione di "re soldato".

La Società Dante Alighieri nacque nel 1889 con lo scopo di tutelare e diffondere la lingua e la cultura italiana nel mondo.

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Photograph 'Vittorio Emanuele III°. Primo soldato d'Italia' [Vittorio Emanuele III. First soldier of Italy]
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Biblioteca Nazionale Centrale di Firenze
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