Mussolini, Benito Amilcare Andrea

Date of birth:
July 29th, 1883 (Predappi, Kingdom of Italy)
Date of death:
April 28th, 1945 (Giulino di Mezzegra, Kingdom of Italy)
Buried on:
Memorial Tomb Benito Mussolini
Nationality:
Italian

Biography

Benito Mussolini was the 27th Prime Minister of Italy and the Duce of Fascism (9 November 1921 - 25 July 1943) and Duce of the Italian Socialist Republic (23 September 1943 - 25 April 1945). He and his maîtresse were murdered by communist partisans on 28 April 1945.

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Rank:
Primo maresciallo dell'impero (First marshal of the empire)
Awarded on:
April 2nd, 1923
Ordo Equestris Sancti Sepulcri Hierosolymitani - Gran Croce
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
1923
Details:
Withdrawn in 1940
Companion of The Most Honourable Order of the Bath (CB)
Awarded on:
1923
Order Orla Bialego
Awarded on:
1924
Ordine dei Santi Maurizio e Lazzaro - Cavaliere
Awarded on:
1924
Ordine Supremo della S.S. Annunziata - Cavaliere
Awarded on:
1924
Ordine della Corona d'Italia - Cavaliere
Rank:
Primo maresciallo dell'impero (First marshal of the empire)
Awarded on:
January 12th, 1934
Gră-Cruz del Ordem Nacional do Cruzeiro do Sul
Rank:
Primo maresciallo dell'impero (First marshal of the empire)
Awarded on:
1934
Grosskreuz des Ehrenzeichen des Deutschen Roten Kreuzes
Awarded on:
May 7th, 1936
Ordine Militare di Savoia -Knight
Rank:
Primo maresciallo dell'impero (First Marshal of the empire)
Awarded on:
April 1937
Gemeinsames Flugzeugfuhrer-Beobachter Abzeichen mit Brillianten
Rank:
Primo maresciallo dell'impero (First marshal of the empire)
Awarded on:
September 25th, 1937
Grosskreuz des Deutschen Adlerordens (mit oder ohne Schwertern)
Rank:
Primo maresciallo dell'impero (First marshal of the empire)
Awarded on:
1937
Details:
Gold version with diamants
Grosskreuz des Ehrenzeichen des Deutschen Roten Kreuzes
Rank:
Primo maresciallo dell'impero (First marshal of the empire)
Awarded on:
1937
Orden Imperial del Yugo y las Flechas Grand Cross
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Primo maresciallo dell'Impero (First marshal of the empire)
Awarded on:
March 2nd, 1944
Grandcross of the Order of the Roman Eagle
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Primo maresciallo dell'impero (First marshal of the empire)
Awarded on:
February 11th, 1945
Ordine dei santi patroni d'Italia - Grand cross
Colonial Order of the Star of Italy - Cavaliere
Knight of the Order of the Roman Eagle
Ordine dello Speron d'Oro
Ordine di Pio IX - Cavaliere di Gran Croce
Details:
For 20 years of service
Lacplesa Kara ordenis
Kungliga Serafimerorden
Elefantordenen
Daikun'i kikkashō
Ordinul Corona Romaneii Grand Cross
Grand Cross to the Order of Solomon's seal
Medaglia commemorativa della Marcia su Roma

Sources

  • Photo: Public domain & Pascal Blijkers