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 Anteo Zamboni

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Anteo Zamboni

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Death 31 Oct 1926 (aged 15)
Bologna, Città Metropolitana di Bologna, Emilia-Romagna, Italy
Burial Unknown
Memorial ID 61501451 View Source
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Anteo Zamboni (April 11, 1911 – October 31, 1926) was a 15-year old anarchist who tried to assassinate Benito Mussolini in Bologna on October 31, 1926, by shooting at him during the parade celebrating the March on Rome. Zamboni, whose shot missed Mussolini, was immediately attacked and lynched by nearby fascists. The man who first detained him and identified him as the would-be assassin was cavalry officer Carlo Alberto Pasolini, father of film director Pier Paolo Pasolini. The event was used as political leverage by the fascist government to abolish liberties and dissolve the remaining opposition parties. A street in Bologna – "Mura Anteo Zamboni" – bears his name. In a film about the assassination attempt by Gianfranco Mingozzi, Gli ultimi tre giorni (1978), Zamboni was played by Franco Lotterio.

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