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14 Unknown Facts About Italian Dictator Benito Mussolini You Must Know.

Unlike Adolf Hitler, Benito Mussolini was the most infamous dictator in the world's history. He was an Italian politician, journalist, founder and leader of the National Fascist Party. He was the 40th Prime Minister of Italy and served it for 20 years. He had dreams to rule the world since childhood. For chasing his dreams, he struggled a lot and ultimately he directed the world in his entire life.

We gathered some astonishing facts about the life of Benito Mussolini. These rarely known things about him are possibly jaw-dropping. Let's check them out. 

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14 Unknown Facts About Italian Dictator Benito Mussolini You Must Know.

14 Unknown Facts About Italian Dictator Benito Mussolini You Must Know.

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#1. Hitler was great admirer of Mussolini.

#1. Hitler was great admirer of Mussolini.

#2. Mussolini was born in central Italy on July 29, 1883. Extreme poverty forced him to move to Switzerland in 1902.

#2. Mussolini was born in central Italy on July 29, 1883. Extreme poverty forced him to move to Switzerland in 1902.

#3. In school, he was found assaulting a fellow students with a penknife.

#3.  In school, he was found assaulting a fellow students with a penknife.

#4. He got agitated easily, that got him expelled from a school twice.

#4. He got agitated easily, that got him expelled from a school twice.

#5. He started his career as a school teacher.

#5. He started his career as a school teacher.

#6. He joined the army in World War-I.

#6. He joined the army in World War-I.

#7. He was very social since school days that made him a successful writer and editor in numerous socialist newspapers.

#7. He was very social since school days that made him a successful writer and editor in numerous socialist newspapers.

#8. To save his political career he hid the information about his first marriage and persecuted to both his wife and son.

#8. To save his political career he hid the information about his first marriage and persecuted to both his wife and son.

#9. Clara Petacci was his mistress and was executed with him.

#9. Clara Petacci was his mistress and was executed with him.

#10. He was shot down two days before Adolf Hitler's suicide.

#10. He was shot down two days before Adolf Hitler's suicide.

#11. The bodies of Mussolini and Petacci were taken to Milan and left in a Suburban Square, the Piazzale Loreto, for a large angry crowd to insult and physically abuse.

#11. The bodies of Mussolini and Petacci were taken to Milan and left in a Suburban Square, the Piazzale Loreto, for a large angry crowd to insult and physically abuse.

#12. In 1946, his body was dug up and stolen by Fascist supporters.

#12. In 1946, his body was dug up and stolen by Fascist supporters.

#13. Four months later, it was recovered by authorities who then kept it hidden for next eleven years.

#13. Four months later, it was recovered by authorities who then kept it hidden for next eleven years.

#14. There are several theories about the people responsible for his death, at least twelve individuals at various times, been claimed to be the killer.

#14. There are several theories about the people responsible for his death, at least twelve individuals at various times, been claimed to be the killer.

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