Young Italy (Italian: La Giovine Italia) was an Italian political movement founded in 1831 by Giuseppe Mazzini. After a few months of leaving Italy, in June 1831, Mazzini wrote a letter to King Charles Albert of Sardinia , in which he asked him to unite Italy and lead the nation.
The following days are public holidays in Italy. These include a mix of national, religious and local observances. In addition to the 12 national holidays each city or town celebrates a public holiday on the occasion of the festival of the local patron saint: for example, Rome - 29 June (SS. Peter and Paul), Milan - 7 December (S. Ambrose).