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Kingdom of Sardinia
The Kingdom of Sardinia consisted of the island of Sardinia first as a part of the Crown of Aragon and subsequently the Spanish Empire , and second as a part of the composite state of the House of Savoy . Its capital was originally Cagliari, in the south of the island, and later Turin, on the mainland...
Timeline of Events
1744
9.30.1744
France and Spain defeat the Kingdom of Sardinia at the Battle of Madonna dell'Olmo.
1792
5.15.1792
War of the First Coalition: France declares war on Kingdom of Sardinia.
1802
9.11.1802
France annexes the Kingdom of Piedmont.
1849
3.22.1849
The Austrians defeat the Piedmontese at the Battle of Novara.
1852
11.4.1852
Count Camillo Benso di Cavour becomes the prime minister of Piedmont-Sardinia, which soon expands to become Italy.
1860
3.5.1860
Parma, Tuscany, Modena and Romagna vote in referendums to join the Kingdom of Sardinia.