Political map of Europe & the Mediterranean 22 October 1860 (Annexation of the Two Sicilies): Having won over the island of Sicily (Expedition of the Thousand), Garibaldi (Giuseppe Garibaldi) embarked for the mainland. Facing little resistance he entered the capital of Naples a few weeks later. With the main Sardinian army now marching through the northern Papal States to join him, the Kingdom of the Two Sicilies (Kingdom of the Two Sicilies) was finished.