from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • Victor Emmanuel III 1869-1947. Italian king (1900-1946). He appointed Benito Mussolini prime minister in 1922 and did little to stop Italy's decline into a fascist state. He abdicated in 1946, and the monarchy was formally abolished in 1947.


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