Editors. "Charles AIbert of Sardinia abdicates in favour of Victor Emmanuel II". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 30 December 2011
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After being defeated by the Austrians at the Battle of Novara, King Charles AIbert of Sardinia abdicates in favour of his son Victor Emmanuel II.