Growing up, Mussolini was a troublesome child that caused problems to his peers through bullying. Nevertheless, he never struggled with academics and passed his exams, he was very intelligent.
Growing up, Mussolini stabbed one of his peers.
Once Mussolini realized that being a teacher wasn't the ideal job for him, he moved to Switzerland and wrote newspapers there. While gone, he gained a significant amount of popularity back in Italy
He went back to Italy in 1904, where he had already gained popularity. During his early years, Mussolini was a firm believer of Socialism and therefore didn’t approve of Italy potentially going to war.
As a socialist, I am fully against Italy entering war.