Valerio Anzino in the late 1870s


This website is under development and should be live by November 10 2018. The website chronicles the life of Valerio Benvenuto Anzino, who was born in Fubine, Italy in 1832 , and who died in Roma, Italy in 1899. Valerio was Chief Chaplain, ( a role similar to Chief of Staff), to the first 2 kings of a unified Italy, Vittorio Emmanuel II and his son Umberto I. Valerio spent the last 30 years of his life unsuccessfully trying to broker a formal peace treaty between the Vatican and the Italian government.