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1) Orlando, Vittorio Emanuele. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Italian statesman and jurist. He held several cabinet posts from 1903 to 1917 and was premier from 1917 to 1919. At the Paris Peace Conference in 1919, he demanded...

2) Vittorio Veneto. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Vittorio Veneto, (vet-to´ryo vane´to) (KEY) , town (1991 pop. 29,231), Venetia, NE Italy, in the Alpine foothills. It is a secondary industrial and commercial center...

3) Alfieri, Vittorio, Conte. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...From 1767 to 1772 he traveled over much of Europe but returned to Italy fired by a sense of the greatness of his own country. He saw himself as a prophet called to...

4) De Sica, Vittorio. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Italian film director and actor. His Shoeshine (1946), The Bicycle Thief (1948), and Umberto D. (1952) are classics of postwar Italian neorealism. Among his later...

5) Diaz, Armando. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...World War I he replaced (1917) Cadorna as chief Italian commander. He defeated (1918) the disintegrating Austro-Hungarian army at Vittorio Veneto and concluded (Nov....

6) lie detector. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Cesare Lombroso, in 1895, was the first to utilize such an instrument, but it was not until 1914 and 1915 that Vittorio Benussi, Harold Burtt, and, above all, William...

7) Risorgimento. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Italian history, period of cultural nationalism and of political activism, leading to unification of Italy. 1 Roots of the RisorgimentoThe Risorgimento's roots lie...

8) Glyndebourne Festivals. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...John Christie at Glyndebourne, near Lewes, Sussex, England. The productions, under the directorship of Fritz Busch, were suspended in 1938 and resumed after the war...

9) Albany, Louisa, countess of. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Charles Edward Stuart (the Young Pretender), self-styled count of Albany; daughter of a German noble, the prince of Stolberg-Gedern. Married in 1772, she left her...

10) Mary Queen of Scots. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Mary Queen of Scots, (Mary Stuart), 1542-87, only child of James V of Scotland and Mary of Guise. Through her grandmother Margaret Tudor, Mary had the strongest claim...

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