Giolitti's Italian ministry falls through bank scandals

(48 words)
  • Editors

Historical Context Note

In Italy, the ministry of Giovanni Giolitti falls as a result of banking scandals. He is succeeded as prime minister by Francesco Crispi, although after a ten year absence from the top of government, Giolitti is to return to the prime ministerial position three more times, between 1903 and 1921.
Please log in to consult the article in its entirety. If you are not a subscriber, please click here to read about membership. All our articles have been written recently by experts in their field, more than 95% of them university professors.

Editors. "Giolitti's Italian ministry falls through bank scandals". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 30 December 2011
[, accessed 06 July 2015.]