Gaetano Bresci (Italian pronunciation: [ɡaeˈtaːno ˈbreʃʃi]; 11 November 1869 – 22 May 1901) was an Italian anarchist who assassinated King Umberto I of Italy. A weaver by trade, Bresci was radicalised to anarchism at a young age, due to his experiences in poverty.https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gaetano_Bresci
Gaetano Bresci (Italian pronunciation: [ɡaeˈtaːno ˈbreʃʃi]; 11 November 1869 – 22 May 1901) was an Italian anarchist who assassinated King Umberto I of Italy. A weaver by trade, Bresci was radicalised to anarchism at a young age, due to his experiences in poverty.
Gaetano Bresci ( Prato, 10 novembre 1869 – Isola di Santo Stefano, 22 maggio 1901) è stato un anarchico italiano, regicida di Umberto I. Il monarca era già scampato agli attentati anarchici di Giovanni Passannante e di Pietro Acciarito .
Gaetano Bresci ( November 10, 1869 - May 22, 1901) was an Italian American anarchist who killed Italian King Umberto I. He is still considered a hero by many anarchists and republicans .
Bresci, Gaetano, 1869-1901. Gaetano Bresci. A short account of the life of Gaetano Bresci, who in 1900 assassinated King Umberto I of Italy in response to a massacre of workers in Milan. Submitted by Steven. on May 9, 2007. See also 1900: The assassination of King Umberto I of Italy. Gaetano Bresci was born on November 11 1869 in Coiano, a small village in the commune of Prato in Tuscany, central Italy.
Gaetano Bresci, who was born into poverty in Tuscany, immigrated to America in the 1890s seeking a better life. Bresci settled with his family in Paterson, New Jersey , and was employed in a ...
Gaetano Bresci was born in 1869 in Tuscany where he began his working life at a young age, becoming a silk weaver. Tuscany in the early 1880s was a stronghold for the political theory of anarchism, and many workers in the region organized into small groups which demonstrated against the organized government.
Gaetano Bresci was born in Tuscany in 1869. At this time, Italy had only been united as one country under the Savoia royal family for 8 years. According to a 1900 copy of the New York Times, he emigrated as a young man to Paterson, New Jersey, and had lived there for six years. He worked in the silk mills as a weaver, like so many other Patersonians.
On this day, July 29, in the year 1900, the anarchist Gaetano Bresci assassinated King Umberto of Italy. But there is a lot more to his story than this single deed. Here, we remember an Italian worker and immigrant who risked his life to save Errico Malatesta from an assassination attempt, then gave his life to impose consequences on the king for overseeing the murder of hundreds of poor working people.
Gaetano Bresci, was born in Italy on 10th November, 1869. He emigrated to the United States and settled in Patterson, New Jersey, where he married and started a family. Bresci found work as a silk-weaver and became involved in the local trade union movement. He developed anarchist views and helped establish the radical journal, La Questione Sociale.
He is Gaetano Bresci, who left Paterson, N.J., in May, and went directly from New York to Europe, having been delegated by an Anarchist group, it is believed, to assassinate the King: View Full ...