Fronte Marco Polo

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Marco Polo Front
Fronte Marco Polo
Founded 1999
Dissolved 2001
Merged into Liga Fronte Veneto
Ideology Venetian nationalism
Autonomism

The Marco Polo Front (Italian: Fronte Marco Polo, FMP) was an autonomist[1] and Venetist political party active in Veneto, named after explorer Marco Polo.

Fabio Padovan, leader of the European Federalist Free Entrepreneurs (LIFE) and former deputy of Liga VenetaLega Nord, and Giorgio Vido, another former deputy of LV–LN, formed FMP in 1999 in view of the 2000 regional election.[2] Padovan gained 1.7% of the vote in the election, while FMP stopped at 1.3%.[3] In 2001 the party was merged into Liga Fronte Veneto.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Jason Sorens (2012). Secessionism: Identity, Interest, and Strategy. McGill-Queen's Press - MQUP. p. 180. ISBN 978-0-7735-3896-2. 
  2. ^ Francesco Jori, Dalla Łiga alla Lega. Storia, movimenti, protagonisti, Marsilio, Venice 2009, p. 120
  3. ^ Ministry of the Interior – Historical Electoral Archive
  4. ^ Francesco Jori, Dalla Łiga alla Lega. Storia, movimenti, protagonisti, Marsilio, Venice 2009, p. 121

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