Savoia, Emanuele Filiberto di, Duca d’Aosta
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Savoia, Emanuele Filiberto di, Duca d’Aosta

( January 13, 1869, Genoa – July 4, 1931, Turin), Italian general. Savoia, a cousin of King Victor Emmanuel III, entered the Turin Military Academy in 1884. He was commanding general in Naples from 1905 to 1910. At the outbreak of the First World War he was entrusted with command of the Third Army, which fought in the Karst region on the northeast Italian border. His army succeeded in capturing Gorizia in the summer of 1917. After the German-Austrian breakth…

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Afflerbach, Holger, “Savoia, Emanuele Filiberto di, Duca d’Aosta”, in: Brill’s Digital Library of World War I. Consulted online on 16 January 2019 <>
First published online: 2015

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