Benito Mussolini

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Who is Mussolini?

Benito is from Predappio in northern central Italy, where he was born on the 29th of July, 1883 and grew up as a child. He was drafted into the Italian army in September of 1915.

Mussolini believed in nationalism and putting the interests of the state above those of individuals. He, along with many other fascists, believed that in order for the nation to be strong, a single strong leader must have power along with a small group of party members.

Wanted For:

  • Forming the Fascist Party
  • Making Italy a totalitarian state.
  • Taking the rights away from the people.
  • Extending Fascist control to every aspect of Italian life.
  • Using his armed squads called "Black Shirts" to terrorize political opponents.