Roman Republic of 1849

Roman Republic of 1849

 

a republic proclaimed in the Papal States during the Revolution of 1848–49 in Italy. It was a bourgeois-democratic republic, judging from the nature of its reforms. G. Mazzini and G. Garibaldi were its leaders. The republic fell victim to foreign (mainly French) interventionists.

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Dwight T (1851) The Roman Republic of 1849, with an Account of the Inquisition and the Siege of Rome and Biographical Sketches.
However, his anticlerical views were jolted by the violence that he witnessed during the Revolution of 1848 and the formation of the Roman republic of 1849.
Pisacane, former chief-of-staff of the army in Mazzini's Roman republic of 1849, had become a martyr in the cause of Italian unification with his doomed Sapri expedition of 1857 to oust the Neapolitan Bourbons, anticipating Giuseppe Garibaldi's more successful effort by some three years.