TODAY IN HISTORY – 25 July 1943

Benito Mussolini

Italian Fascist Figure Overthrown

Benito Mussolini, who led Italy into disaster in World War II, was overthrown in a coup and was replaced by Pietro Badoglio. Mussolini was the founder of the National Fascist Party and the Prime Minister of Italy from 1922 to 1943.

Sources:, Wikipedia, Wikimedia Commons

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