favor of his son King Umberto II.
However in June 1946 a referendum was held in Italy. 52 percent of the
voters chose for a Republic and the Kingdom of Italy was no more.
Once the referendum was validated all the members of the House of Savoy
were requested to leave Italy.
Victor Emmanuel exiled to Egypt. There he died on December 28th. 1947
at the age of 78.
Source picture: Wikipedia