Ciano, Galeazzo, conte, 1903-1944

Alternative names
Dates:
Birth 1903-03-18
Death 1944-01-11
Italians
Italian, English

Biographical notes:

Italian statesman.

From the description of Conte Galeazzo Ciano diaries and related material, 1939-1946. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79449145

Foreign minister of Italy, 1936-1943.

From the description of Conte Galeazzo Ciano diary, 1939-1943. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 754867169

Biographical Note

  • 1903, Mar. 18: Born, Livorno, Italy
  • 1925: Graduated in law, University of Rome, Rome, Italy, having worked as a drama and art critic on a Roman daily paper while a student
  • 1925: Entered Italian diplomatic service
  • 1925 - 1930 : Stationed at Rio de Janeiro, Brazil; then as secretary of Italian legation at Buenos Aires, Argentina; and later as consul general, Shanghai, China
  • 1930: Married Edda Mussolini, daughter of Benito Mussolini, and became an ardent Fascist
  • 1932: Became minister from Italy to China
  • 1933: Became chief of Benito Mussolini’s press office
  • 1935: Became secretary of state for press and propaganda, Italian government
  • 1935 - 1936 : Served in Italian air corps during Ethiopian War
  • 1936 - 1943 : Became minister of foreign affairs
  • 1943, July 25: Took a leading part in the coup d’ètat against Benito Mussolini
  • 1944, Jan. 11: Executed by a Fascist firing squad

From the guide to the Conte Galeazzo Ciano Diaries and Related Material, 1939-1946, (Manuscript Division Library of Congress)

Biographical/Historical Note

Foreign minister of Italy, 1936-1943.

From the guide to the Conte Galeazzo Ciano diary, 1939-1943, (Hoover Institution Archives)

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Subjects:

  • Fascism
  • World politics--1933-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945--Diplomatic history
  • World War, 1939-1945--Italy
  • International relations
  • World War, 1939-1945

Occupations:

  • Statesmen Italy

Places:

  • Italy (as recorded)
  • Europe (as recorded)
  • Italy (as recorded)
  • Italy (as recorded)
  • Italy (as recorded)
  • Italy (as recorded)
  • Europe (as recorded)