The Circolo Nazionale dell’Unione was founded in 1861, when the Unification of Italy was proclaimed; the building was erected in Naples by Carlo Poerio, patriot and politician, to host King Vittorio Emanuele II. From that moment on, the Union National Circle became the official residence of all the sovereigns who followed, but it also hosted many Princes of the Royal House and illustrious foreign personalities: the Emperor of Germany, the President of the French Republic, King Edward VII of England, the Royals of Spain.
Circolo Nazionale dell'Unione History
The club was founded in 1861 in Naples by Carlo Poerio. Following the tradition started by King Vittorio Emanuele II, the club hosted during his existence the sovereigns succeeded him and the Princes of the Royal House. With them many sovereigns, heads of state and foreign princes including the Emperor of Germany in 1893, the President of the French Republic in 1904, King Edward VII of England in 1905, the Royals of Spain in 1923.
The main role of the club is to be the venue and outline for the main public events in the city: through conferences, debates, symposia, convivial meetings, exhibitions, exhibitions and any other initiative that can continue to identify the club as a meeting place, comparison and training critical.