Modena is a city and municipality in the Emilia-Romagna region of northern Italy. The city houses a UNESCO World Heritage Site and other notable buildings, such as the Biblioteca Estense and the University of Modena. The city is known currently for its automotive industry, as Ferrari, Lamborghini, and Maserati all have factories here.


Latitude: 44.645813435081
Longitude: 10.925688520128

Timeline of Events Associated with Modena

Date Event Manage
1 Feb 1861

Italy is united

Portrait of Vittorio EmanueleOn February 1861, Vittorio Emanuele II of Piedmont is crowned king of Italy: Italy is formally united, with Turin as the capital city. Image: Vittorio Emanuele II of Savoia (c. 1840s-1850s), Museo nazionale del Risorgimento, Torino (author unknown). This image is in the public domain in the United States because its copyright has expired.


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