Edda (Mussolini) Ciano
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Edda (Mussolini) Ciano (1910 - 1995)

Edda "Countess of Cortellazzo and Buccari" Ciano formerly Mussolini
Born in Forlí, Romagna, Italymap
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Wife of — married 24 Apr 1930 [location unknown]
Died in Rome, Italymap
Profile last modified | Created 10 Apr 2016
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Edda was born in 1910. She was the daughter of Benito Mussolini and Rachele Guidi. She passed away in 1995.

Edda Mussolini Ciano was the eldest child of Benito Mussolini, Italy's fascist dictator from 1922 to 1943, and Rachele Guidi. She was also the wife of fascist propagandist and foreign minister Galeazzo Ciano. Then, she became "Countess of Cortellazzo and Buccari". After the World War II, Edda wrote her autobiography "La mia vita", published in translation as "My Truth" by Weidenfeld & Nicolson in 1975.

Edda Ciano died in 1995. She was preceded in death by husband Galeazzo, executed in 1944, and son Marzio Ciano (1937-1974). Survived by her children Fabrizio (1931-2008) and Raimonda Ciano (1933-1998); children-in-law Beatriz Uzcategui Jahn, Alessandro Giunta (born 1929), and Gloria Lucchesi; grandsons Pietro Francesco (1962) and Lorenzo Ciano (1965); great-grandsons Carlo and Marzio Ciano (twin brothers, born in 2009).


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