Santarosa, Santorre Annibale De Rossi di Pomarolo, conte di

Santarosa, Santorre Annibale De Rossi di Pomarolo, conte di säntôr´rā än-nē´bälā dā rôs´sē dē pōmärô´lō kôn´tā dē sän˝tärô´zä [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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