Vincenzo Filonardi

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Vincenzo Filonardi
Governor of Italian Somaliland
In office
3 August 1889 – 15 May 1893
Preceded by post created
Succeeded by Ernesto Dulio
Personal details
Born (1853-06-23)23 June 1853
Died 17 May 1916(1916-05-17) (aged 62)
Nationality Italian
Occupation politician, soldier, ambassador, consul
Religion Roman Catholicism

Vincenzo Filonardi (born 23 June 1853-17 May 1916) was an Italian politician and soldier of the Regio Esercito.

Life[edit]

Captain Vincenzo Filonardi had under his command several ships between Italy and the coasts of Eastern Africa. In 1890 Filonardi had been nominated by the Italian Prime Minister Giovanni Giolitti consul[1] and ambassador of Italy at Zanzibar.

From 3 August 1889 to 15 May 1893 Filonardi was the first Governor of Italian Somaliland and was in charge of an Italian company responsible for the administration of the Benadir territory.

Preceded by
title unexisting
Governor of Italian Somaliland
3 August 1889-15 May 1893
Succeeded by
himself
Preceded by
himself
Governor of Italian Somaliland
1896–1897
Succeeded by
Emilio Dulio

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://utenti.multimedia.it in italian language