Benito Mussolini and his wife Rachele (née Guidi) surrounded by their five children. Daughter Edda was the eldest child, born out of wedlock in 1910 (her parents did not marry until December 1915). Son Vittorio was born in 1916, Bruno in 1918 and Romano in 1927. Youngest daughter Anna Maria was born in 1929 Wwii Holocaust, Children
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The two dictators during Hitler's visit to Italy in May 1938. This is one of the rare occasions Mussolini was caught by the camera wearing a broad smile. The Italian spoke German so communication between the two was comfortable. Hitler admired Mussolini as a man "of action." In the end, neither of them escaped the fate produced by both of their actions.
(circa 1914) | AFRICAN AMERICAN POET, EFFIE WALLER SMITH (1879-1960). Seated on the right, EFFIE, the DAUGHTER of FORMER SLAVES, was born in Pike County, Kentucky in 1879 and PUBLISHED three BOOKS of POETRY before 1910. She was a SCHOOLTEACHER in Kentucky, an avid gardener and lover of nature.
Jeanette "Jennie" Jerome (1854-1921) was one of three pretty daughters of financier Leonard Jerome and his wife Clara. She married Lord Randolph Churchill, second son of the Duke of Marlborough. She had two children, Winston Churchill, the future prime minister, and John. She had many affairs during her marriage, including with King Edward VII. After her husband died, she married a man as young as her sons, which was very shocking for the time. She subsequently married an even younger man.