Benito Amilcare Andrea Mussolini was an Italian politician and leader of the National Fascist Party, ruling the country from 1922 to his ousting in 1943. In 1926 Mussolini seized total power as dictator and ruled Italy as Il Duce from 1930 to 1943.
He was born and raised in Predappio, Italy. He believed he was the new Julius Caesar. He dreamed of a New Roman Empire. Benito was an atheist and had no religion.