He grew up in a poor family. His father was a blacksmith, and his mother was an elementary school teacher.
He went to Switzerland in 1902 to avoid military service, where he associated with other socialists.
Mussolini had become a member of the Socialist Party in 1900 and had begun to attract wide admiration.
One of his impacts was that he made Italy a place where people couldn't speak or think freely. He also made teachers teach students about fascist life, and enrolled all of the students in a program that taught them the glories of war.
1. He was the 40th Prime Minister of Italy 2. He served for 20 years 3.He was a disobedient child and had a short temper