Federico Chabod

Federico Chabod or Frédéric Chabod[1] (February 23, 1901 – July 14, 1960) was an Italian historian and politician.


Born at Aosta, he studied at the University of Turin under Pietro Egidi and Gaetano Salvemini, writing his thesis on Machiavelli. His thesis was published with the title of "Introduzione al 'Principe'" in 1924. After graduating from the University of Turin, he continued his studies, this time at the University of Berlin under Friedrich Meinecke. He began his academic career at the University of Perugia and the University of Milan. In 1946, he was hired by the University of Rome to head the Istituto Italiano per gli Studi Storici founded by Benedetto Croce.

Chabod died at Rome in 1960.



  1. Due to the bilingual status of Aosta Valley, his name is quoted in French as well: La création des régions autonomes à statut spécial en Italie
  2. books.google.com
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