History of Milan
Milan (/mɪˈlænˌ -ˈlɑːn/, Italian: Milano [miˈlaːno], Lombard: Milan [miˈlaːŋ]), Latin: Mediolanum, is the second-most populous city in Italy and the capital of Lombardy. The city proper has a ...
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Mediolanum
Mediolanum, the ancient Milan, was originally an Insubrian city, but afterwards became an important Roman city in northern Italy. This article charts the history of the city from its settlement by the...
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Duchy of Milan
The Duchy of Milan was a constituent state of the Holy Roman Empire in northern Italy. It was created in 1395, when it included twenty-six towns and the wide rural area of the middle Padan Plain east...
Wars in Lombardy
The wars in Lombardy were a series of conflicts between the Republic of Venice and the Duchy of Milan and their respective allies, fought in four campaigns in a struggle for hegemony in Northern Ita...
House of Sforza
Sforza was a ruling family of Renaissance Italy, based in Milan. They acquired the dukedom and Duchy of Milan from the previously ruling Visconti family in the mid-15th century, and lost it to the Sp...
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Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Milan
The Archdiocese of Milan (Italian: Arcidiocesi di Milano, Latin: Archidioecesis Mediolanensis) is a metropolitan see of the Catholic Church in Italy which covers the areas of Milan, Monza, Lec...
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List of rulers of Milan
The following is a list of rulers of the Duchy of Milan from the 13th century to 1859, when Milan and the rest of Lombardy were incorporated into the Kingdom of Sardinia after the Second Italian War o...
Italian plague of 1629–31
The Italian Plague of 1629–31 was a series of outbreaks of bubonic plague which ravaged northern and central Italy. This epidemic, often referred to as Great Plague of Milan, claimed possibly one mill...
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Battle of Gamenario
The Battle of Gamenario, fought on 22 April 1345, was a decisive battle of the wars between the Guelphs (represented by the Angevins) and Ghibellines (Lombard communes). It took place in north-west It...
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War of Spanish Succession
The War of the Spanish Succession (1701–1714) was a major European conflict of the early 18th century, triggered by the death in 1700 of the infirm and childless Charles II, the last Habsburg King of ...
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Ambrose
Aurelius Ambrosius, better known in English as Saint Ambrose (/ˈæmbroʊz/; c. 340 – 4 April 397), was a bishop of Milan who became one of the most influential ecclesiastical figures of t...
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Bottonuto
The Bottonuto was an ancient district of Milan, Italy, located near the center of the city. Dating back to Roman times, in the late 19th the district had become a place of ill repute, brothels and op...
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Francesco Sforza (il Duchetto)
Francesco Sforza, nicknamed Il Duchetto ("The Little Duke"; 30 January 1491 – 1512) was the eldest son of Gian Galeazzo Sforza, duke of Milan, and Isabella of Naples. He was count of Pavia from ...
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Palace of Charles V
The Palace of Charles V is a Renaissance building in Granada, southern Spain, located on the top of the hill of the Assabica, inside the Nasrid fortification of the Alhambra. It was commanded by Charl...
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House of Visconti
Visconti is the family name of two important Italian noble dynasties of the Middle Ages. There are two distinct Visconti families: The first one (chronologically) in the Republic of Pisa in the mid tw...
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Orientalism in early modern France
Orientalism in early modern France refers to the interaction of pre-modern France with the Orient, and especially the cultural, scientific, artistic and intellectual impact of these interactions, rang...
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Milan International (1906)
The Milan International was a world's fair held in Milan in 1906 titled L'Esposizione Internazionale del Sempione, or sometimes The Great Expo of Work. It received 4 012 776 visits and covered 250 acr...
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Cicco Simonetta
Francesco (Cicco) Simonetta (1410 – 30 October 1480) was an Italian Renaissance statesman. He also is remembered for composing an early treatise on cryptography.
Francesco, nicknamed Cicco, ...
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List of Governors of the Duchy of Milan
The Governor of Milan ruled the Duchy of Milan as a representative of the King of Spain (1535–1706) and the Archduke of Austria (1706–1796) and (1799–1800). The first governor was appointed after the ...
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Francesco I Sforza
Francesco I Sforza (July 23, 1401 – March 8, 1466) was an Italian condottiero, the founder of the Sforza dynasty in Milan, Italy. He was the brother of Alessandro, with whom he often fought.
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Antonia Malatesta of Cesena
Antonia Malatesta of Cesena, also known as Antonia Malatesta of Rimini, was the daughter (or possibly the niece) of Carlo I Malatesta, Lord of Cesena, Fano, Pesaro, and Rimini. To help ally himself wi...
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Charles VI, Holy Roman Emperor
Charles VI (1 October 1685 – 20 October 1740) succeeded his elder brother, Joseph I, as Holy Roman Emperor, King of Bohemia (as Charles II), King of Hungary and Croatia (as Charles III), and King of S...
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Beatrice d'Este
Beatrice d'Este (29 June 1475 – 3 January 1497), duchess of Bari and later of Milan, was the wife of the Milanese ruler Ludovico Sforza (known as "il Moro"). She was one of the most beautiful an...
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Simone da Orsenigo
Simone da Orsenigo was an Italian architect and builder of the 14th century. Hailing from Lombardy, he was most likely a native of Orsenigo, near Como. Orsenigo is remembered mostly for his work on ...
Golden Ambrosian Republic
The Golden Ambrosian Republic (Italian: Aurea Repubblica Ambrosiana; 1447–1450) was a short-lived government founded in Milan by members of the University of Pavia with popular support. With the ...
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Azzone Visconti
Azzone Visconti (7 December 1302 – 16 August 1339) was lord of Milan from 1329 until his death. He is considered the founder of the state of Milan, which later became a duchy.
Born in Ferrara, he ...
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Cynthia von Buhler
Cynthia von Buhler a.k.a. Countess von Buhler, is an American artist, performer, playwright, and children's book author.
Von Buhler (born Cynthia Carrozza) was raised in Pittsfield, Massachuset...
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Anna of Austria, Queen of Spain
Anna of Austria (1 November 1549 – 26 October 1580) was Queen of Spain by virtue of her marriage to her uncle, King Philip II of Spain.
She was the eldest daughter of Holy Roman Emperor Maximilian...
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