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 Francesco Sforza - Open Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
Francesco Sforza (1401 - 1466) was the founder of the Sforza dynasty in Milan, Italy.
During Sforza's reign over Milan, Florence was under the command of Cosimo de' Medici and the two enlightened rulers became close friends.
This friendship eventually manifested in the Peace of Lodi, an alliance between Florence and Milan that succeeded in stabilising almost all of Italy for its duration.
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 ipedia.com: Milan Article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
Milan is the main city in northern Italy, and is located in the plains of Lombardy, one of the most developed Italian regions.
Milan (Milano in the Italian language, and Milán in Milanese dialect, from Latin, Mediolanum with the meaning of 'in the middle of the plain') is the main city in northern Italy, and is located in the plains of Lombardy, one of the most developed Italian regions.
During the Plague of 1349 Milan was one of the few places in Europe that was not touched by the epidemic.
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 Encyclopedia: Rulers of Milan
This page lists rulers of Milan from the 13th century to the present.
The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Milan is an ecclesiastical territory or diocese of the Roman Catholic Church in Italy.
Dukes of Milan Joseph Radetzky von Radetz (Czech: Jan Josef Václav hrabě Radecký z Radče) (November 2, 1766 - January 5, 1858) was a Czech nobleman and soldier, immortalised by Johann Strauss Is Radetzky March.
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 Francesco I Sforza - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Under his rule (which was moderate and skillful), Francesco modernized the city and Duchy of Milan.
This friendship eventually manifested in the Peace of Lodi, an alliance between Florence and Milan that succeeded in stabilizing almost all of Italy for its duration.
Francesco is mentioned several times in Niccolò Machiavelli's book The Prince, he is generally praised in that work for his ability to hold his country and as a warning to a prince not to use mercenary troops.
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 History Of Italy
The duchy of Milan, the republics of Florence and Venice, the Papal States, and the kingdom of Naples were the most important entities in the Italian Peninsula.
By the treaty of 1454, signed with Milan, Venice's claim to a mainland state (Venetia) in eastern Lombardy and around the head of the Adriatic was recognized.
The Restoration of 1815 was particularly oppressive in Italy because Austria, the papacy, and legitimist rulers were agreed on the necessity of stamping out the ideas of progress and liberalism that had been associated with the French Revolution and the Napoleonic empire.
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 Sforza
His son Francesco Sforza ruled Milan for the first half of the Renaissance era, acquiring the title of Duke from the extinct Visconti family in 1447.
While there were many good rulers in the family, there were also a number of despots, many of which were mentally unstable.
After the French were driven out by Imperial Swiss troops Maximilian Sforza, son of Ludovico became Duke of Milan, until the French returned under Francis I of France and imprisoned him.
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 Francesco Sforza   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
Francesco Sforza (1401 - 1466)was the founder of the Sforza dynasty in Milan.
During Sforza's reign over Milan, Florence was under the commandof Cosimo de Medici and the two enlightened rulers became closefriends.
This friendship eventually manifested in the Peace of Lodi, analliance between Florence and Milan that succeeded in stabilising almost all of Italy forits duration.
www.therfcc.org /francesco-sforza-37588.html   (262 words)

  
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 House of Sforza
Insert shows the Duchy of Milan ruled by the Visconti family and inherited by the Sforzas.
His son Francesco Sforza ruled Milan for the first half of the Renaissance era, acquiring the title of Duke of Milan from the extinct Visconti family in 1447.
Duke of Milan Francesco I Alessandro Sforza at worldroots.com
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 RULERS OF SERBIA (SRBIJA) AND YUGOSLAVIA (JUGOSLAVIJA)
RULERS OF SERBIA (SRBIJA) AND YUGOSLAVIA (JUGOSLAVIJA): HISTORICAL NOTE
century it came under the control of a collateral line of the rulers of Dioclea (Zeta).
PETAR II Son of Aleksandar I; deposed by the Communists, died 1970
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 Madonna Litta   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
Other clues that contribute to the fact that Leonardo had this painting completed by one his pupils include the harsh outlines of the Madonna and Child, as well as the plain landscape.
This work was painted sometime in the 1480s for the Visconti rulers of Milan and soon passed to the Litta family, in whose possession it would remain for centuries.
In 1865, Alexander II of Russia acquired it from Count Litta, quondam minister to St Petersburg, and deposited the painting in the Hermitage Museum, where it has been exhibited to this day.
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 Rulers of Milan Encyclopedia Article, Definition, History, Biography   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
Rulers of Milan Encyclopedia Article, Definition, History, Biography
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 Pavia, Italy   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
Pavia (population 71,000) is a city of south-western Lombardy,northern Italy, 35 kilometres south of Milan onthe lower Ticino river.
Pavia is the capital of a fertile province (also named Pavia) essentialy devoted to agriculture (wine, rice, cereals, dairy products).
Conquered (1359) bythe Visconti family, rulers of Milan, itbecame an intellectual and artistic centre, being the seat from 1361 of the University,which attracted students from many countries.
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 World History :: Encyclopedia Index -- Ru   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
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 Leonardo da Vinci (Timeline)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
1482 · He moved to Milan where he carried to the court of Ludovico il Moro a letter in which his services were recommended as an engineer, architect, sculptor, painter and even musician.
During his earliest years in Milan, primarily as a painter, his work included the portrait of Cecilia Gallerani, Lady with an Ermine, and the first version of the "Virgin of the Rocks"
1499 · The duchy of Ludovico il Moro fell under the control of the French armies of Louis XII, whereupon Leonardo abandoned Milan and started wandering from court to court, from Mantua and Venice to Friuli.
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 Encyclopedia: Visconti
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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.
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Anyone who controlled this strategic position in the valley could share in the goods trade and exert influence on the course of history.
The Castel Grande defensive system arose there as far back as the 4th century, remaining of importance during the following centuries in the campaigns conducted by the rulers of Milan as they marched northward.
At the end of the 13th century the Dukes of Milan built the Castello di Montebello, and around 200 years later the Castello di Sasso Corbaro.
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