in American National Biography Online
January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .
Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics; Revolutions and Rebellions; Fashion, Jewellery, and Body Art; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 1376 words.
Bresci, Gaetano (11 November 1869–22 May 1901), silk weaver and regicide, was born in Coiano, Italy, the son of Gaspero Bresci, a peasant/artisan, and Maddalena Godi. At age eleven Bresci...