Camillo Cavour is appointed minister in Piedmont

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Historical Context Note

Camillo Cavour is appointed as Minister of Agriculture, Commerce and the Navy in Piedmont, and begins to undertake economic reforms. He will later be a key figure in the unification of Italy and the first Prime Minister of the new nation.
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Editors. "Camillo Cavour is appointed minister in Piedmont". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 30 December 2011
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