Giuseppe Garibaldi — Valletta, Malta
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member prussel
N 35° 53.848 E 014° 31.077
33S E 456497 N 3972683
Quick Description: Plaque commemorating Giuseppe Garibaldi, protagonist of the Italian Risorgimento and the 150th anniversary of the Italian unification
Location: Malta
Date Posted: 12/1/2020 1:44:05 AM
Waymark Code: WM13FHE
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote
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Long Description:

The Lower Barakka Gardens (Il-Barrakka t'Isfel) is a garden in Valletta, that offers a view of the Grand Harbour and the breakwater. The terrace area features a number of commemorative plaques.
This plaque commemorates Giuseppe Garibaldi, protagonist of the Italian Risorgimento who landed on the island of Malta on 21 March 1864 and the 150th anniversary of the Italian unification. The inscription reads:

A
GIUSEPPE GARIBALDI
Eroe dei Due Mondi, protagonista del Risorgimento Italiano
Difensore dei popoli opressi,
che approdò nell'Isola di Malta il 21 marzo 1864.
Il Sindaco di Valletta, Alexiei Dingli
e
l'Ambasciatore d'Italia, Paolo Andrea Trabalza
pongono
in occasione del 2763 ° natale di Roma
e del 150 ° anniversario dell'Unita d'Italia.
Valletta, 21 aprile 2010

Giuseppe Garibaldi (* 4 July 1807 in Nice; † 2 June 1882 in Caprera), born and christened Joseph-Marie Garibaldi, was an Italian general and nationalist. A republican, he contributed to the Italian unification and the creation of the Kingdom of Italy. He is considered one of the greatest generals of modern times and one of Italy's "fathers of the fatherland" along with Camillo Benso, Count of Cavour, Victor Emmanuel II of Italy and Giuseppe Mazzini.
source: wikipedia (Giuseppe Garibald)

Name of the revolution that the waymark is related to:
Italian Reunification


Adress of the monument:
Lower Barrakka Gardens
Valletta, Malta


When was this memorial placed?: 4/21/2010

Who placed this monument?: Mayor of Valletta, Ambassador of Italy

What was the role of this site in revolution?: Not listed

Link that comprove that role: Not listed

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