Benito Mussolini became prime minister of Italy because the Italian king at the time, Victor Emmanuel III, was worried about what would happen after the march on Rome for the Fascist movement. Mussolini led the march and... More »

Benito Mussolini's main political goal was to create a dictatorship in which he had absolute power. He sought to improve Italy's relatively weak economy in addition to having designs on creating a new Roman empire. More »

Benito Mussolini came to power by forming the Fascist Party in 1919. Italy was in a state of unrest and the Fascist Party began gaining support on a national level. More »

There are a variety of interesting little-known facts about Benito Mussolini, including he was always a violent person even when he was younger and he was a socialist before he became a fascist. Mussolini was the leader ... More »

The biggest role Benito Mussolini played in World War II was allying with the Nazi leader Adolf Hitler in 1939. Mussolini believed that by allying with Nazi Germany, the British and French forces could be defeated. More »

Neville Chamberlain was prime minister of the United Kingdom before Winston Churchill. Chamberlain took office on May 28, 1937, and his tenure was ended on May 10, 1940. More »

Some key events in the history of Italy include the settling of the area by the Etruscans in 800 B.C., the rise of Rome in 500 B.C., the rule of Julius Caesar between 60 and 44 B.C. and the emperors of Rome that lasted u... More »