Ciano, Galeazzo, conte, 1903-1944

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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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referencedIn National Archives Collection of Foreign Records Seized. 1675 - 1958. Motion Picture Films Confiscated From Foreign Countries And Sources. 1940 - 1944. GERMAN NEWSREEL EXCERPTS
referencedIn William F. Rope Collection. 1936 - 1949. German-Language Motion Picture Films. 1936 - 1949. DIE DEUTSCHE WOCHENSCHAU
referencedIn National Archives Collection of Foreign Records Seized. 1675 - 1958. Motion Picture Films From G-2 Army Military Intelligence Division. 1918 - 1947. GIORNALE DI GUERRA, NO. 183
referencedIn David Goldin Collection. 1932 - 1952. Audio Recordings of Radio Broadcasts of Speeches, Interviews, Combat Reports, Special Events, Public Affairs, and Entertainment for U.S. Troops. 1932 - 1952. WORLD EVENTS WITH RAYMOND GRAM SWING
creatorOf Ciano, Galeazzo, conte, 1903-1944. Ciano papers, 1938-1943 [microform]. Vanderbilt University Library, Jean and Alexander Heard Library
creatorOf Ciano, Galeazzo, conte, 1903-1944. Conte Galeazzo Ciano diary, 1939-1943. Stanford University, Hoover Institution Library
referencedIn National Archives Collection of Foreign Records Seized. 1675 - 1958. Motion Picture Films From G-2 Army Military Intelligence Division. 1918 - 1947. GIORNALE DI GUERRA, NO. 36
creatorOf Ciano, Galeazzo, conte, 1903-1944. Conte Galeazzo Ciano diaries and related material, 1939-1946. Library of Congress
referencedIn National Archives Collection of Foreign Records Seized. 1675 - 1958. Motion Picture Films of German-Portuguese News Newsreels. 1940 - 1941. GERMAN-PORTUGUESE NEWS, NO. 3
referencedIn General Records of the Department of the Navy. 1941 - 2004. Moving Images Relating to Military Activities. 1947 - 1980. GERMAN PROPAGANDA FILM
referencedIn William F. Rope Collection. 1936 - 1949. German-Language Motion Picture Films. 1936 - 1949. DIE DEUTSCHE WOCHENSCHAU
referencedIn William F. Rope Collection. 1936 - 1949. German-Language Motion Picture Films. 1936 - 1949. DIE DEUTSCHE WOCHENSCHAU
referencedIn General Records of the Department of the Navy. 1941 - 2004. Moving Images Relating to Military Activities. 1947 - 1980. ATTACK ON BURMA ROAD: PACT OF ITALO-GERMAN-JAPANESE ALLIANCE
referencedIn National Archives Collection of Foreign Records Seized. 1675 - 1958. Motion Picture Films of Italian News. 1940 - 1943. ITALIAN NEWS, NO. 312
creatorOf Marsilius, of Padua, d. 1342?. [Italian politics and government : Mazzoni pamphlet collection]. Duke University Libraries, Duke University Library; Perkins Library
creatorOf Hitler, Adolf, 1889-1945. [World War II : Mazzoni pamphlet collection]. Duke University Libraries, Duke University Library; Perkins Library
creatorOf Conte Galeazzo Ciano Diaries and Related Material, 1939-1946 Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Records of the Office of the Secretary of War. 1791 - 1948. Motion Picture Films. 1942 - 1946. THE RESCUE OF MUSSOLINI
referencedIn National Archives Collection of Foreign Records Seized. 1675 - 1958. Motion Picture Films From G-2 Army Military Intelligence Division. 1918 - 1947. GIORNALE DI GUERRA, NO. 78
referencedIn National Archives Collection of Foreign Records Seized. 1675 - 1958. Motion Picture Films From G-2 Army Military Intelligence Division. 1918 - 1947. ITALIAN NEWS
referencedIn David Goldin Collection. 1932 - 1952. Audio Recordings of Radio Broadcasts of Speeches, Interviews, Combat Reports, Special Events, Public Affairs, and Entertainment for U.S. Troops. 1932 - 1952. SIGNING THE GERMAN-ITALO-JAPANESE PACT
creatorOf Conte Galeazzo Ciano diary, 1939-1943 Hoover Institution Archives.
referencedIn National Archives Collection of Foreign Records Seized. 1675 - 1958. Motion Picture Films From G-2 Army Military Intelligence Division. 1918 - 1947. GIORNALE DI GUERRA, NO. 154
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associatedWith Gibson, Hugh, 1883-1954. person
associatedWith Hitler, Adolf, 1889-1945 person
associatedWith Hitler, Adolf, 1889-1945. person
associatedWith Mussolini, Benito, 1883-1945. person
associatedWith Ribbentrop, Joachim von, 1893-1946. person
Place Name Admin Code Country
Italy
Europe
Italy
Italy
Italy
Italy
Europe
Subject
Fascism
World politics--1933-1945
World War, 1939-1945--Diplomatic history
World War, 1939-1945--Italy
International relations
World War, 1939-1945
Occupation
Statesmen Italy
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Person

Birth 1903-03-18

Death 1944-01-11

Italians

Italian,

English

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