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Information about reign: Viktor Emanueli III (King Victor Emmanuel III)

CountryAlbania
From16 April 1939
To8 September 1943
Personal InformationVictor Emmanuel III of Italy (1869 - 1947)
Description

Victor Emmanuel III (Italian: Vittorio Emanuele III, Albanian: Viktor Emanueli III) was King of Italy (29 July 1900 – 9 May 1946). In addition, he claimed the thrones of Ethiopia and Albania as Emperor of Ethiopia (1936–41) and King of the Albanians (1939–43), which were not recognised by all great powers. During his long reign (45 years), which began after the assassination of his father Umberto I, the Kingdom of Italy became involved in two World Wars. His reign also encompassed the birth, rise, and fall of Italian Fascism.