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Benito Juárez

Orphaned at an early age, Benito Juárez did not begin his education until he was 12 years old. Despite the late start, he studied law and entered politics in the 1830s, became a judge in 1841 and gove…

Benito Mussolini

Known as "Il Duce" -- the Leader -- Benito Mussolini was the Fascist dictator of Italy during World War II. Benito Mussolini grew active in Italian politics in the first decade of the 1900s. He then …

Benito LEGARDA Y TUASON

LEGARDA Y TUASON, Benito, a Resident Commissioner from the Philippine Islands; born in Manila, Philippine Islands, September 27, 1853; attended the Jesuits' College and St. Tomas University of …

Brewer's: San Benito

(The). The vest of penitence. It was a coarse yellow tunic worn by persons condemned to death by the Inquisition on their way to the auto da fé; it was painted over with flames, demons…

San Benito County, California Quick Facts

CaliforniaAtlas California San Benito County, California People QuickFactsSan Benito CountyCalifornia Population, 2005 estimate 55,93636,132,147 Population, percent change, April 1…

Mussolini: the Great Supporter

Find information and watch a short video about Benito Mussolini, Italy's fascist Prime Minister and Hitler's fellow instigator of World War II.