Europe 1859: Unification of Central Italy

The Second Italian War of Independence was officially ended at Treaty of Zurich, which gave Lombardy to Sardinia. A further clause insisted on the restoration of the rulers of central Italy but the rebellious central Italian states instead opted to unite under Sardinian rule.

Main Events

11 Nov 1859 Treaty of Zurich ends Second Italian War of Independence

Treaty of Zurich ends Second Italian War of Independencein wikipedia

30 Nov 1859 Kingdom of Sardinia annexes Lombardy

Kingdom of Sardinia annexes Lombardyin wikipedia

3 Dec 1859 United Provinces of Central Italy

Tuscany, Parma, Modena and Romagna united to form United Provinces of Central Italyin wikipedia