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Giuseppe Garibaldi

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Garibaldi, Giuseppe (gărĭbôlˈdē, Ital. jōzĕpˈpā gärēbälˈdē) [key], 1807–82, Italian patriot and soldier, a leading figure in the Risorgimento. He remains perhaps the most popular of all Italian heroes of the Risorgimento, and a great revolutionary hero in the Western world.

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