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Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP13 Jan 2018 11:14 a.m. PST

"Charles Albert (Italian: Carlo Alberto I; 2 October 1798 28 July 1849) was the King of Sardinia from 27 April 1831 to 23 March 1849. His name is bound up with the first Italian constitution, the Albertine Statute and the First Italian War of Independence (18481849).

During the Napoleonic period, he resided in France, where he received a liberal education. As Prince of Carignano in 1821, he granted and then withdrew his support for a rebellion which sought to force Victor Emmanuel I to institute a constitutional monarchy. He became a conservative and participated in the legitimist expedition against the Spanish liberals in 1823…"
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