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Santorre Annibale De Rossi di Pomarolo Santarosa, conte di

Santarosa, Santorre Annibale De Rossi di Pomarolo, conte di (säntôrˈrā än-nēˈbälā dā rôsˈsē dē pōmärôˈlō kônˈtā dē sänˌtärôˈzä) [key], 1783–1825, Italian revolutionary. Hoping to establish a constitutional monarchy under Charles Albert, heir to the throne of Sardinia, he organized an unsuccessful revolution in Piedmont in 1821. He fled to Switzerland, then died while fighting for Greek independence.

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