Giuseppe Garibaldi

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Birthday
4, 1807
Birthplace
Nice, Italy
Death Date
Jun 2, 1882 (74)
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
4, 1807
Birthplace
Nice, Italy
Death Date
Jun 2, 1882 (74)

About

Politician and general associated with the Italian Risorgimento. He was a central figure in the Italian Risorgimento and fought many military campaigns to form a unified Italy.

Before Fame

He became a merchant marine captain in 1832.

Trivia

The state fish of California was named after him.

Family Life

His parents were Giovanni Domenico Garibaldi and Maria Rosa Nicoletta Raimondo.

Associated With

He was admired by Victor Hugo and other intellectuals of his era.