Ernesto Mombelli

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Ernesto Mombelli
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Italian Governor of Cyrenaica
In office
16 June 1924 – 2 December 1926
Preceded by Luigi Bongiovanni
Succeeded by Attilio Teruzzi
Personal details
Born 12 June 1867
Died 1932 (aged 64–65)

Ernesto Mombelli (1867–1932) was an Italian general. He was the governor of Cyrenaica from mid-1924 to December 1926.

Formerly fought in the Italo-Turkish War, then, during the First World War, he led the Italian expeditionary force in the Macedonian Front. During the occupation of Constantinople by the Allies following the war he was the commander of the Italian forces.[1]

For his service in Macedonia, and his representation of his home country in the inter-allied military mission to Hungary, he was awarded the US army's distinguished service medal by US president.[2]

See also


  1. ^ Dizionario degli i Italiani d'oggi
  2. ^ Army Distinguished Service Medal

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