1903 in Italy

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See also: 1902 in Italy, other events of 1903, 1904 in Italy.

Events from the year 1903 in Italy.

Kingdom of Italy


The year is marked by the return of Giovanni Giolitti as Prime Minister. He will dominate Italian politics until World War I, a period known as the Giolittian Era in which Italy experienced an industrial expansion, the rise of organised labour and the emergence of an active Catholic political movement.[1]


  • February 13 – Venezuelan crisis. After agreeing to arbitration in Washington, Britain, Germany and Italy reach a settlement with Venezuela, resulting in the Washington Protocols. The naval blockade that began in December 1902 will be lifted, and Venezuela commit 30% of its customs duties to settling claims.








  1. ^ Sarti, Italy: a reference guide from the Renaissance to the present, pp. 46–48
  2. ^ Work On Italian Cabinet; Premier Zanardelli Tries in Vain to Get Strengthening Material, The New York Times, June 21, 1903
  3. ^ Italian Cabinet Resigns; Its Action Not the Result of the Political Situation but of the Premier's Failing Health, The New York Times, October 22, 1903
  4. ^ New Italian Cabinet; Signor Luzzatti, the Minister of the Treasury, a Friend of the United States, The New York Times, November 4, 1903
  • Sarti, Roland (2004). Italy: a reference guide from the Renaissance to the present, New York: Facts on File Inc., ISBN 0-81607-474-7
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