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Lot #4162

AUTOGRAPHS OF FAMOUS PEOPLE

Mussolini, Benito Amilcare Andrea (1883-1945, Italian politician, journalist, and leader of the National Fascist Party, ruling the country as Prime Minister from 1922 until his ousting in 1943. He ruled constitutionally until 1925, when he dropped all pretense of democracy and set up a legal dictatorship. Known as Il Duce, Mussolini was one of the key figures in the creation of fascism). A partly printed document (immigration matters) headed "Vittorio Emanuele III Re d'Italia", boldly signed and dated (1935) by the King Victor Emmanuel III (1869-1947, King of Italy 1900-1946), and countersigned at bottom "Mussolini"

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