Benito Mussolini was the Italian dictator. He was on the axis side of the war.
He created the Fascist Party, eventually making himself dictator and holding all the power in Italy. He led Italy into 3 successive wars.
Marshal Pietro Badoglio came after Benito. He restored the rights back to the people of Italy.
Benito lost the war in 1942. The year after (1943) Benito was not the dictator anymore.
Before WWII he led Italy into three successive wars. Benito and Hitler were often seen together.