Editors. "Five-day revolution in Milan against Austrian rule". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 30 December 2011
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Five-day revolution in Milan against Austrian rule (39 words)
Historical Context Note
In Milan, a five-day revolution, known as the Cinque Giornate, breaks out against Austrian rule. It achieves its objectives in five days (giving it the name of the 'Cinque Giornate'), forcing Austrian commander Joseph Radetzky to abandon the city.18137 Five-day revolution in Milan against Austrian rule 2 Historical context notes are intended to give basic and preliminary information on a topic. In some cases they will be expanded into longer entries as the Literary Encyclopedia evolves.
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