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Pietro Acciarito

Pietro Umberto Acciarito (1871–1943) was an Italian anarchist.

Born in Artena, Acciarito was an ironsmith by trade and lived near Rome. He formed an ironsmith business called "Fratelli Acciarito". He was an atheist.[1]

He is mainly known for his attempt to stab Umberto I, king of Italy on 22 April 1897, for which he was sent to prison for life.[1]


  1. ^ a b Vizetelly, Ernest Alfred (1911). The Anarchists, Their Faith and Their Record. John Lane. 

External links

  • Pietro Acciarito at the Daily Bleed’s Anarchist Encyclopedia and painting of the assassination attempt
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