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  Famiglie storiche - pafg59 - Generated by Personal Ancestral File
MATTEO II VISCONTI SIG.MILANO was born in 1319.
GALEAZZO II VISCONTI SIG.MILANO was born in 1320.
GIAN GALEAZZO VISCONTI DUCA MILANO was born in 1351.
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 House of Visconti - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The House of Visconti were a noble family whose effectual founder, Oddone, wrested control of the city of Milan from the rival Della Torre family in 1277.
The Visconti ruled Milan during the Middle Ages and early renaissance period, first as Lords of Milan, then, from 1395 as Dukes.
The Visconti rule of Milan ended with the death of Filippo Maria Visconti in 1447.
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 Visconti - HighBeam Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
Ottone Visconti, 1207-95, archbishop of Milan, was recognized (1277) as lord of the city after he had defeated the opposition of the Della Torre family, established leaders of the popular party.
Galeazzo's son Azzone Visconti, 1302-39, consolidated the state, made peace with the pope, and increased the Milanese territories.
Gian Galeazzo's ambition was to establish an Italian kingdom, but he died of the plague while preparing a final attack on Florence, his chief enemy.
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 Visconti Dynasty - Ultimate Italy
Though he continued his struggle against the popes and Guelphs, Galeazzo was put in prison at Monza by the emperor on suspicion that he was attempting to hammer a peace treaty with the church.
Matteo II was reportedly poisoned to death by his brothers, who later divided his share amongst them and settled to rule the state jointly with unexpected ability.
He died in 1447 to be the last Visconti in the direct male desendent, thus bringing to an end the famed line of the Visconti family as rulers in Milan.
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 AllRefer.com - Visconti (Italian History, Biography) - Encyclopedia
Ottone Visconti, 1207–95, archbishop of Milan, was recognized (1277) as lord of the city after he had defeated the opposition of the Della Torre family, established leaders of the popular party.
Galeazzo's son Azzone Visconti, 1302–39, consolidated the state, made peace with the pope, and increased the Milanese territories.
Galeazzo II Visconti, 1320–78, an able diplomat, began the transformation of his various communal lordships into an organized state.
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 BookRags: Gian Galeazzo Visconti Biography
Gian Galeazzo Visconti was born on Oct. 16, 1351.
Galeazzo II died on Aug. 4, 1378, bequeathing to his son his portion of the Milanese possessions.
Visconti patronized writers and painters, and he improved the economy of his state with a system of canals for irrigation.
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 thePeerage.com - Galeazzo I Visconti, Lord of Milan and others
     Galeazzo I Visconti, Lord of Milan was the son of Matteo I Visconti, Lord of Milan.
     Giovanni Visconti, Lord of Milan was the son of Matteo I Visconti, Lord of Milan.
     Matteo II Visconti, Lord of Milan was the son of Stefano Visconti, Signore di Milano.
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 My Lines - Person Page 266
Matteo I Visconti, signore di Milano was the son of Tebaldo Visconti and Anastasia Pirovano.
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 Visconti Palace Hotel Rome
Born into a noble and wealthy family, the Visconti (one of the richest of northern Italy), in Milan, at the age of 30 he went to Paris and began his filmmaking career as third assistant director in Jean Renoir's ''Une partie de campagne'' (1936), thanks to the intercession of a common friend, Coco Chanel.
Visconti's website provides short sketches from the recording of some of the better known albums with which he was associated as producer.
Visconti was married for some years to singer Mary Hopkin, and was also married to May Pang with whom he had two children.
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 Visconti Hotel Rome
Valentina Visconti (died December 4, 1408) was the wife of Louis de Valois, Duke of Orléans, the brother of Charles VI of France.
Because of intrigues at the court of Charles VI and the enmity of the queen, Isabeau de Bavière, Valentina was exiled from the court at St. Pol and had to leave Paris.
Bernabo Visconti (1319-1385), lord of Milan, married Regina della Scala of Verona and forged both a political and aesthetic alliance between the two cities.
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 The Official Castello Sforzesco Website
The old little fortress called 'di Porta Giovia' was built in the period from 1360 to 1370 along Milan's medieval walls, of which it includes the gate with the same name.
Galeazzo II Visconti decided to have this fortress built basically as a defence.
Then, his successors Gian Galeazzo and Filippo Maria went on with the building.
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 Italy   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
Emperor Heinrich II arrived in Pavia in 1004 to be crowned in the church which caused riots in the streets.
In the 14th century the town was favoured by the Galeazzo II Visconti.
In 1369 Galeazzo II founded the monastery, Certosa di Pavia, as a private family chapel.
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 La Storia
Nel 1359 Galeazzo II Visconti ordina la ripresa degli scavi per poter raggiungere Pavia ma dopo un anno vengono bloccati i lavori perché la pianura padana è flagellata da una terribile pestilenza.
In 1359 Galeazzo II Visconti ordered the resumption of the excavations to reach Pavia, but one year later they stopped the works because the Po plain was scourged by a horrible pestilence.
On march 15 1386 the count Gian Galeazzi Visconti put the first stone of Milano’s cathedral an important date because with the Duomo’s building naviglio grande becomes the first and most important comunication line of Milan.
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 Gian Galeazzo Visconti   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
Lord of Milan, son of Galeazzo II and Bianca of Savoia (sister of Amedeo VI, the Green Count).
Born on the 16th October 1351, succeded his father in 1378, he became the only lord of the state in 1385, and became duke of Milan in 1395 and duke of Lombardy in 1397.
For the greatness of his personality, the magnificence of his court, the wonderful buildings (Certosa of Pavia, Duomo of Milan), the generosity to artists and men of letters, Gian Galeazzo Visconti gained the reputation as a great prince.
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 thePeerage.com - William de Burgh, 3rd Earl of Ulster and others
     Galeazzo II Visconti, Lord of Milan was the son of Stefano Visconti, Signore di Milano.
     Galeazzo II Visconti, Lord of Milan succeeded to the title of Lord of Milan in 1354.
He was the son of Enrique II, Rey de Castilla y León and Joanna de Peñafiel.
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 Hellomilano.it THE on-line guide to Milan   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
It was founded in about 1350 by Galeazzo II Visconti, extended by Gian Galeazzo Visconti (who also founded the Cathedral), greatly damaged by public uprising after the demise of the Visconti reign, rebuilt and extended by Francesco Sforza in 1450, and finally rendered one of the finest palaces of the Renaissance by Ludovico Sforza.
The tower at the bottom of the courtyard was built by Bona di Savoia, wife of Galeazzo Maria Sforza who was assassinated in the church of Santo Stefano in 1476.
Most of her suspicions were directed towards Ludovico, brother of Galeazzo Maria, who was living on the other side of the courtyard.
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 Biblioteche
In 1361 Carlo IV, at the request of the imperial vicar Galeazzo II Visconti, founded in Pavia a "Studium generale" with privileges similar to those of schools in Bologna, Paris and Montpellier.
Gian Galeazzo continued to work tirelessly to consolidate the institution and in 1389 he succeeded in obtaining recognition from Pope Bonifacio IX, as well as the right to introduce the teaching of theology.
In 1783, Emperor Giuseppe II donated to the University the ex Monastery of Leano, a part of which was designed for the use of the Department of Theology.
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 Milan's tours - Renaissance Milan: Sforzesco Castle
In 1452 the Prince engaged the Florentine architect Filarete to construct and decorate the middle tower of the castle which however was begun two years later, when work on the building under the direction of Bartolomeo Gadio da Cremona resumed.
After the death of Francesco Sforza (1466) his son Galeazzo Maria succeeded him and had the work continued under the architect Benedetto Ferrigni, also from Florence, to whom we owe the loggia, the great staircase of honour, the portico of the Elephant, the chapel and the rear end of the Rocchetta.
The right one was constructed by the Florentine Benedetto Ferrini (1466- 1476) by order of Galeazzo Maria, the one opposite is by Filarete and the left one was begun by Bernardino da Corte in 1495 and finished by Bramante under the orders of Ludovico il Moro.
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 Visconti More Articles   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
The House of Visconti were a nobility whose effectual founder, Oddone, wrested control of the city of Milan from the rival Della Torre family in 1277.
From Uberto, brother of Matteo I, came the lateral branch of dukes of Modrone; to this family belonged Luchino Visconti, one of the most prominent film directors of Italian neorealism cinema.
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 Illustrious People   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
1351) Son of Galeazzo II Visconti and Blanche of Savoy, Giangaleazzo married in 1360 Isabelle of Valois, daughter of King John II of France, receiving as her dowry the county of Vertus in Champagne and thus the title of 'Conte di Virtù' by which he was frequently known.
In the early years of his rule he appeared to follow the guidance of his uncle Bernabò, and after the death of his first wife married in 1380 Bernabò's daughter Caterina.
In 1365, however, in a skilful and daring coup, Giangaleazzo seized his father-in-law, imprisoned or exiled his nephews, and reunited all the territories subject to the Visconti.
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 Regents of Milan
The political life was characterised by internal strife between the Guelfs led by the house of della Torre who supported the pope and the Ghibbellins led by the house of Visconti who supported the emperor.
Giovanni Galeazzo Visconti purchased a ducal title from the emperor 1395 whereby Milan formally seized to be a republic.
When the house of Sforza died out 1535 Milan came under the Habsburgs rule, which with the exception of two periods would last until the unification of Italy in the middle of the 19
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 Visconti
During the regency of Gian Galeazzo's widow for her son,
Luchino Visconti - Visconti, Luchino, 1906–76, Italian film director and writer, b.
Ennio Quirino Visconti - Visconti, Ennio Quirino, 1751–1818, Italian archaeologist.
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 Visconti   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
Visconti was a noble family that ruled Milan during the Middle Ages and Early Renaissance period.
The last male descendent was Luchino Visconti, one of the most prominent film directors of Italian realist cinema.
This page was last modified 08:40, 16 Sep 2004.
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 New Catholic Dictionary: University of Pavia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
studium generate by Galeazzo II Visconti, ruler of Pavia, 1361.
It soon became famous excelling in Roman law, in which it surpassed even Bologna.
Among its famous professors were the juris-consults, Castiglione Branda, Catone Sacco, Giasone del Maino the Magnificent, Gaspar Visconti, Filippo Portalupi; the canonists, Francesco Bossi and Trivulzio Scaramuccia; in medicine, Augusto Toscani and Gabriele Carcano; and the humanists, Filippo da Reggio, Lorenzo Valla, Francesco Filelfo, Giorgio Valla, and Demetrios Chalcocondylas.
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 Borgo Agnello
Borgo Agnello was not as lucky as other towns founded around Novara, like Borgomanero, Borgoticino and so on, because it was pillaged in 1258, during the fighting between Novara's Guelph and Ghibelline factions.
It was also dismantled in 1358 on orders from Galeazzo II Visconti to avoid its being take by the Marques of Monferrato.
The village, with a square plan, was regularly divided into four quarters, protected by eight mounds surmounted by a fence and endowed with four brickwork tower gates.
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 The Henry & Sarah Ballinger Chiles Family
Father: Gian Galeazzo Visconti, 1st Duke of Milan (1351-1402) Mother: Isabella de Valois (1348-1372)
Father: Henry II of Bar, Count of Bar (-Abt 1239) Mother: Philippa de Dreux (-1240)
Stephen II of Bavaria, Duke of Bavaria (1317-)
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 Visconti - ENCYCLOPEDIA - The History Channel UK
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Visconti, Italian family that ruled Milan from the 13th cent.
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