Who among the following was proclaimed King of united Italy in 1861 ?
a. Charles 1
b. Victor Emmanuel II
c. Giuseppe Garibaldi
So, the correct answer is (b) - Victor Emmanuel II
- Victor Emmanuel II was king of Sardinia from 1849 to 1861 and then the first king of Italy until 1878 . He worked to free Italy from foreign control and became a central figure of the movement for Italian unification.