Count Cavour dies in Italy

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Historical Context Note

Count Cavour dies in Italy, aged 50. He had founded the Italian Liberal Party, served as Prime Minister of Piedmont-Sardinia, and briefly held the post of Prime Minister of united Italy for a few months before his death.
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Editors. "Count Cavour dies in Italy". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 30 December 2011
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=18413, accessed 24 July 2014.]