-he was an Italian revolutionary born in Genoa in 1807.
-as a young man of 24 he was sent into exile for attempting a revolution in liguria
-he found 2 secret societies young Italy and Young Europe whose members were young men from Poland, France And Germany .
-he believed that god had intended nations to be natural units of mankind
-Mazzini's rentless opposition to monarchy and vision of democratic republics frightened the conservatives
-according to Metternich Mazzini was the most dangerous enemy of our social order