Garibaldi in London

Marcella Pellegrino Sutcliffe examines the political machinations behind a visit to England in 1864 of the Italian patriot and ‘liberator’, darling of the English establishment and radicals alike.

Giuseppi Garibaldi, 1807-1882

The prototype of nationalist hero, yet a great internationalist, Garibaldi believed passionately in freedom but did not, writes Denis Mack Smith, disdain dictatorial methods.

Giuseppe Mazzini

Robert Pearce highlights Giuseppe Mazzini’s role in the Risorgimento.

Garibaldi and England

Garibaldi came to England on a brief visit in 1864 and provided inspiration and a battle-cry for English radicalism. Yet in the 100 years since his death, argues John A. Davis, his image has mellowed into that of a liberal hero.