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Popular Political Union of Trentino

The Popular Political Union of Trentino (Unione Politica Popolare del Trentino, UPPT) was a political party in Austria-Hungary, founded in 1904 in support of Italian minorites in Trentino.[1][2] Its leader was Alcide De Gasperi.[3]

Popular Political Union of Trentino

Unione Politica Popolare del Trentino
LeaderAlcide De Gasperi
Founded1904
Dissolved1920
Merged intoItalian People's Party
IdeologyChristian democracy
Regionalism
Political positionCentre

HistoryEdit

In the 1911 Cisleithanian legislative election the UPPT was the second largest party in Trentino, after the National Liberals.

In 1920, after the annexation of Trentino into Italy, the UPPT was merged into the Italian People's Party.

Electoral resultsEdit

Imperial CouncilEdit

Imperial Council
Election year # of
overall votes
% of
overall vote
# of
overall seats won
+/– Leader
1911 40,543 (#2) 35.0
5 / 13
Alcide De Gasperi

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Alfredo Canavero (2003). Alcide De Gasperi: cristiano, democratico, europeo [Alcide De Gasperi: Christian, democratic, European] (in Italian). Rubbettino. p. 12.
  2. ^ Paolo Piccoli; Armando Vadagnini (2004). Degasperi: un trentino nella storia d'Europa [Degasperi: Trentino in the European history] (in Italian). Rubbettino. p. 127.
  3. ^ "Alcide De Gasperi: un mediatore ispirato per la democrazia e la libertà in Europa" [Alcide De Gasperi: An inspired mediator for democracy and freedom in Europe] (PDF) (in Italian).