Camillo paolo filippo giulio benso, count of cavour, isolabella and leri (10 august 1810 – 6 june 1861), generally known as cavour (italian: ), was an italian statesman and a leading figure in the movement toward italian unification.
Camillo benso, count di cavour, (born august 10, 1810, turin, piedmont, french empire—died june 6, 1861, turin, italy), piedmontese statesman, a conservative whose exploitation of international rivalries and of revolutionary movements brought about the unification of italy (1861) under the house of savoy, with himself as the first prime minister of the new kingdom.
Cavour, count camillo benso di (1810-1861) cavour, count camillo benso di (1810-1861) the figure who forged the kingdom of italy, designe d the constitutional structure of the unitary state and served as its first prime minister was the second son of an aristocratic piedmontese family. 11 reviews of trattoria camillo cavour excellent restaurant, possibly the best pasta we have had in florence family owned with great service highly recommend the lasagne.
Cavour, although he realized that a really liberal pope was an impossibility, saw the importance of the movement and the necessity of profiting by it.
Count cavour & risorgimento italy cavour (camillo benso, conte di cavour) was born in turin, piedmont, then part of the kingdom of sardinia, on august 1st, 1810 as a younger son of an aristocratic family it was expected of him that he would seek a career in the army or another gentlemanly profession. Italian historical society of america, this website is sponsored by the italian historical society of america which, since its founding in 1949 has been devoted to “perpetuating the names of those of italian heritage who have contributed to the betterment of humankind” we also provide information about currant and past events for those interested in italian culture.