HISTORY ROYALTY FRANCE ITALY JOACHIM MURAT KING OF NAPLES PIALE BICENTENARY
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LIMITED EDITION CACHETED CARD WITH SPECIAL POSTMARK *** BICENTENARY OF THE ATTEMPT TO TAKE OVER SICILY
Joachim Murat was a French General , King of Naples and Marshal of the Empire with Napoleon Bonaparte . In 1810 Murat ruled the Neapolitan kingdom and from the heights of Piale near Reggio Calabria he attempted to conquer Sicily In a short time Murat built three forts Torre Cavallo, Altafiumara and Piale, in the latter tower a telegraph was installed.