Giuseppe Mazzini

(b.June 22, 1805 – d.March 10, 1872)

Gautama Buddha

Italy: “greatest of the countries of Europe, land of religion and of art; alike of imperial organization and of Mazzini ;—mother of ideas, of culture, and of freedom !

(Notes of some wanderings with the Swami Vivekananda by Sister Nivedita)


Giuseppe Mazzini (June 22, 1805 – March 10, 1872) was an Italian patriot, philosopher and politician. Mazzini’s efforts helped bring about the modern Italian state in place of the several separate states, many dominated by foreign powers, that existed until the nineteenth century. He also helped define the modern European movement for popular Democracy in a Republican State.