Battisti, Cesare
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Battisti, Cesare

(February 4, 1875, Trento – July 12, 1916, Trento), Italian politician and officer. The son of Italian-speaking parents, Battisti grew up in Trento, which belonged to Austria at the time. Between 1893 and 1897 Battisti studied in Graz, Florence, Turin, and Vienna. He became a supporter of irredentism, a movement calling for the separation of all Italian-speaking territories from the Habsburg Empire and their annexation by Italy. Upon earning his degree in geography Battisti began …

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Pöhlmann, Markus, “Battisti, Cesare”, in: Brill’s Digital Library of World War I. Consulted online on 19 November 2017 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2352-3786_dlws1_beww1_en_0055>
First published online: 2015



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