Italian politician and general, who is considered to be one of Italy's fathers of the fatherland.
He became a merchant marine captain in 1832.
He was a central figure in the Italian Risorgimento and fought many military campaigns to form a unified Italy.
His parents were Giovanni Domenico Garibaldi and Maria Rosa Nicoletta Raimondo.
Many of the greatest intellectuals of his time, such as Victor Hugo, admired him.