The essay deals with the institutional events that follow the crucial session of the Fascist Grand Council on the night of the 25 of July 1943: Victor Emmanuel’s actions after the dismissal of Mussolini, indeed, look far from those of a so-called “constitutional king” and present interesting contradictions with the legislation then in force – introduced by Mussolini and approved by the King himself in the previous twenty years. Moreover, the almost simultaneous installation of the new government headed by Badoglio opens up a series of questions which undoubtedly deserve the historians’ attention. In the institutional vacuum after the formal end of the regime – with a legislature abruptly ended, a Parliament on hold, some Fascist organs abolished and a difficult coexistence with the Allies in the South – Victor Emmanuel III tries to regain control of the royal prerogatives apparently lost during the dictatorship and thus determines the fate of his House.
|Translated title of the contribution||[Autom. eng. transl.] A parenthesis of 'monarchical dictatorship'? The formation of the first Badoglio government|
|Number of pages||32|
|Journal||STORIA AMMINISTRAZIONE COSTITUZIONE|
|Publication status||Published - 2018|
- Victor Emmanuel III, Italian institutional system, Second World War, monarchy, Fascist legislation
- Vittorio Emanuele III, sistema istituzionale italiano, Seconda Guerra Mondiale, monarchia, legislazione fascista