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Victor Emmanuel II of Italy

Victor Emmanuel II (in Italian: Vittorio Emanuele II) (March 14, 1820 - January 9, 1878) was the King of Piedmont, Savoy and Sardinia 1849 - 1861, and King of Italy 1861 - 1878.

In 1842 he was married to a cousin, Maria Adelaide of Habsburg and had children including:

Rosa Theresa Vercellona Guerrieri[?] (nicknamed La Rosina) was once Victo Emmanuel's mistress. The Count of Mirafiori and Fontanafredda was probably their (illegitimate) son.

preceded by Carlo Alberto
succeeded by Umberto I

See also: Kings of Savoy -- Italian unification -- Giuseppe Garibaldi -- Giuseppe Mazzini -- Count Cavour -- External link: Genealogy of recent members of the House of Savoy (http://www.chivalricorders.org/royalty/gotha/italygen.htm)

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