Europe 1922: Mussolini's March on Rome
The weakness of the Italian government and dissatisfaction with Italian gains in the Peace Treaties allowed for the rise of Benito Mussolini and his extreme right-wing National Fascist Party. In October, they marched on the capital, pressuring the King to accept them as the new government.
11 Aug 1922 Free State captures Fermoy, last Republican stronghold▲
Free State captures Fermoy, last Republican stronghold
11 Oct 1922 Armistice of Mudanya▲
The Grand National Assembly of Turkey signs the Armistice of Mudanya with the United Kingdom, France, and Italy at the Mudanya, western Anatolia, bringing an end to the Turkish War of Independence. The three powers agree that the Greeks will evacuate eastern Thrace as far as the Maritsa River and Adrianople. The Kingdom of Greece will accede to the armistice on 14 October.
22–29 Oct 1922 March on Rome▲
Mussolini’s March on Rome