Editor says, what if Mussolini had emigrated to New York City? Please note that the opinions expressed in this post do not necessarily reflect the views of the author(s). This article is part of the Politicians thread.
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Editor says,  in reality reports Wikipedia - public opinion forced a plebiscite on whether to retain the monarchy or become a republic. On 9 May 1946, in hopes of influencing the vote, Victor Emanuel formally abdicated, succeeded by his son Umberto II. It did not work. Fifty-four percent of the voters favored declaring a republic in the referendum held less than a month later. All male members of the House of Savoy were required to leave the country and never return. The Kingdom of Italy was no more.
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 in reality, it was scrapped by General Eisenhower due to high probable losses. Editorial comments are entered in [light green] typeface.