Sicily and Naples Timeline

The House of Bourbon subsequently ruled Naples and Sicily until 1860 when Garibaldi unified all of Italy.
Except for two interruptions by Napoleon's troops

  1. In Naples in 1799 for five months (January-June) until Naples was relieved by English, Russian and Turkish troops and
  2. In Naples again in 1806 when Napoleon appointed his brother Joseph to be king for two years, followed by Napoleon's brother-in-law Joachim Murat, from 1808 to 1815.

The last Bourbon King of the Two Sicilies (its name from 1816 - 1860), was Francis II

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