Caterina Visconti
Caterina Visconti (1361 – 17 October 1404) was a member of the Italian noble family Visconti, which ruled Milan from 1277 to 1447. She was the second wife of Gian Galeazzo Visconti, the first Du...
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Francesco I de' Medici, Grand Duke of Tuscany
Francesco I (25 March 1541 – 19 October 1587) was the second Grand Duke of Tuscany, ruling from 1574 until his death in 1587. He was the second grand duke of the house of Medici.
Born in Florence,...
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Cangrande II della Scala
Cangrande II della Scala (8 June 1332 – 14 December 1359) was Lord of Verona from 1351 until his death. In 1351, after the death of his father Mastino II della Scala, he inherited the lordship o...
Sicard of Benevento
Sicard (died 839) was the Prince of Benevento from 832. He was the last prince of a united Benevento which covered most of the Mezzogiorno. On his death, the principality descended into civil war whi...
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Guy IV of Spoleto
Guy IV (Guido or Wido; assassinated 897) was the Duke of Spoleto and Camerino from 889 and Prince of Benevento from 895. He was the son of Guy II of Spoleto.In either 888, when his father was crowned ...
Jacopo Piccinino
Jacopo Piccinino (1423 - July 1465) was an Italian condottiero and nobleman, the son of military leader Niccolò Piccinino. A native of Perugia, he was the feudal lord of Sulmona, Sterpeto, Assisi, Chi...
Giovanni Amendola
Giovanni Amendola (15 April 1882, Napoli – 7 April 1926 Cannes) was an Italian journalist and politician, noted as an opponent of Fascism.Amendola was born in Salerno. After he graduated with a ...
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Gian Maria Visconti
Gian Maria Visconti (or Giovanni Maria ; 7 September 1388 – 16 May 1412) was the second Visconti Duke of Milan, the son of Gian Galeazzo Visconti and Caterina Visconti.
He assumed the title at th...
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Matteo II Visconti
Matteo II Visconti (c. 1319 – Saronno, September 29, 1355) was co-ruler of Milan together with his brothers Galeazzo II and Bernabò.
He was the eldest son of Stefano Visconti and Valentina D...
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Bona Sforza
Bona Sforza (2 February 1494 – 19 November 1557) was a member of the powerful House of Sforza, which ruled the Duchy of Milan since 1447. In 1518, she became the second wife of Sigismund I ...
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Biordo Michelotti
Biordo Michelotti (1352 – March 10, 1398) was an Italian condottiero, who was lord of Perugia and commander-in-chief of the Republic of Florence.Born in Perugia, he was a pupil of Alberico da Ba...
Ramberto Malatesta
Ramberto Malatesta (died January 1330) was a son of the ill-fated Paolo 'il Bello' Malatesta and brother of the Archpriest Guido Malatesta.Around 1323, Ramberto was approached by his cousin Uberto, Co...
Paolo Borsellino
Paolo Borsellino ([ˈpaolo borselˈlino]; January 19, 1940 – July 19, 1992) was an Italian anti-Mafia magistrate. He was killed by a Mafia car bomb in Palermo, 57 days after his friend and fellow ...
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Paolo and Francesca da Rimini
Paolo and Francesca da Rimini is a watercolour by English artist and poet Dante Gabriel Rossetti, painted in 1855 and currently housed at Tate Britain.
Rossetti's real name was Charles Gabriel Dan...
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Godescalc of Benevento
Godescalc, (aka Godescalco, Gottschalk, Gotteschalchus) was the Duke of Benevento in Langobardia minor from 740 to his assassination in 743. Godescalc's accession was without approval of the king. Wit...
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Lodovico Ligato
Lodovico Ligato (August 15, 1939 – August 27, 1989) was an Italian Christian Democrat politician from Reggio Calabria and the former head of the Italian State Railways. He was killed by the 'Ndranghe...
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Bartolomeo Trinci
Bartolomeo Trinci (died January 10, 1421) was the lord of Foligno from 1415. He succeeded his father Ugolino III Trinci, jointly with his brothers Niccolò and Corrado. In 1421 the Castellan of Nocera ...
Bannino da Polenta
Bannino da Polenta (died 1326) was lord of Cervia from 1313 until his death. He was the son of Guido I da Polenta.In 1313 he succeeded his brother Bernardino as the lord of Cervia. Bernardino's son Os...
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Ostasio III da Polenta
Ostasio III da Polenta (died 1447) was the last lord of Ravenna of the da Polenta family.The son of Obizzo da Polenta, he inherited Ravenna but under the control of a proveditore from the nearby Repub...
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Ostasio I da Polenta
Ostasio I da Polenta (died November 14, 1346) was lord of Ravenna from 1322 until his death.He was the son of Bernardino da Polenta, lord of Cervia. On September 20, 1322 he profited from the absence ...
Guaimar IV of Salerno
Guaimar IV (c. 1013 – ass. 2 or 3 June 1052) was Prince of Salerno (1027–1052), Duke of Amalfi (1039–1052), Duke of Gaeta (1040–1041), and Prince of Capua (1038–1047) in ...
Giovanni Caracciolo
Giovanni Caracciolo, often called Sergianni (c. 1372 – 19 August 1432) was an Italian nobleman of the Kingdom of Naples, prime minister and favorite of queen Joan II of Naples.Due to his relationship ...
Giuseppe Diana
Giuseppe Diana (July 4, 1958 – March 19, 1994), also known as Father Peppino, was a writer, a scout, and a Roman Catholic parish priest in Casal di Principe. He was killed by the Camorra.
In the m...
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