Camillo Cavour is appointed minister in Piedmont (41 words)

Historical Context Note

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Context

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.

Citation:
Editors. "Camillo Cavour is appointed minister in Piedmont". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 30 December 2011
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=18250, accessed 08 December 2016.]