|Born||16 February 1876
|Died||1 October 1971 (aged 95)
Santarcangelo di Romagna, Italy
Gioacchino Volpe (16 February 1876 - 1 October 1971) was an Italian historian and, during the years between the two world wars, a politician.
Born in Paganica, Volpe graduated in Letters at the University of Pisa, and in 1906 he became professor of modern history at the it. A nationalist, he supported the Fascism and in 1924 was elected deputy with the National List. He was General Secretary of the Royal Academy of Italy from 1929 to 1934 and member of the Accademia dei Lincei from 1935 to 1946. Between 1924 and 1940 he was professor of modern history at the University of Rome.
In his works Volpe depicted the history of Italy as a rising process culminated in fascism. After the Greco-Italian War, his attitude towards fascism gradually became critical and distant. After the war, he was purged from the university teaching and focused on his studies.
- Innocenzo Cervelli. Gli Storici: Gioacchino Volpe. Guida, 2008. ISBN 8860425751.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
- Paola Cavina, Lorenzo Grilli. Gaetano Salvemini e Gioacchino Volpe: dalla storia medievale alla storia contemporanea. Edizioni della Normale, 2008. ISBN 8876422188.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
- Eugenio Di Rienzo. La storia e l'azione: vita politica di Gioacchino Volpe. Le Lettere, 2008. ISBN 8860871069.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
- Roberto Bonuglia. Gioacchino Volpe tra passato e presente. Aracne, 2007. ISBN 8854814121.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
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