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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Costanza Sforza, duchess of Sora
Costanza Sforza of Santa Fiora (1550 – 1617) was an Italian noblewoman. The direct granddaughter of Costanza Farnese (daughter of Alessandro Farnese, later Pope Paul III), she was Duchess of Sora and ...
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Carlo Sforza
Count Carlo Sforza (24 January 1872 – 4 September 1952) was an Italian diplomat and anti-Fascist politician.
Sforza was born at Montignoso (Tuscany), the second son of Count Giovanni Sforza ...
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Galeazzo Maria Sforza
Galeazzo Maria Sforza (24 January 1444 – assassinated, 26 December 1476) was Duke of Milan from 1466 until his death. He was famous for being lustful, cruel and tyrannical.He was born to France...
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Francesco II Sforza
Francesco II Sforza (February 4, 1495 – October 24, 1535), also known as Francesco Maria Sforza, was Duke of Milan from 1521 until his death. He was the last member of the Sforza family to rule ...
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Sisto Riario Sforza
Sisto Riario Sforza (5 December 1810 – 29 September 1877) was an Italian cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church and Camerlengo of the Sacred College of Cardinals.On Thursday 28 June 2012 Pope Ben...
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Guido Ascanio Sforza di Santa Fiora
Guido Ascanio Sforza di Santa Fiora (26 November 1518 — 6 October 1564) was an Italian cardinal, known also as The cardinal of Santa Fiora.Born in Rome, he was the son of Costanza Farnese and therefor...
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Ascanio Sforza
Ascanio Maria Sforza Visconti (3 March 1455 – 28 May 1505) was an Italian Cardinal of the Catholic Church. Generally known as a skilled diplomat who played a major role in the election of Rodrigo Bor...
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Battista Sforza
Battista Sforza (January 1447 – 6 or 7 July 1472) was the Duchess of Urbino and second wife of Federico da Montefeltro.
Battista was the first legitimate child born to Alessandro Sf...
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Biscione
The Biscione ([biʃˈʃone]; in Milanese as the Bissa), also known as the Vipera ("viper"), is a heraldic charge showing in argent an azure serpent in the act of consuming a human; usually a child and s...
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Costanzo II Sforza
Giovanni Maria Sforza (Gradara, 24 February 1510 – 1512) was, using the name Costanzo II, Lord of Pesaro from 1510 to 1512.He was the son of Giovanni Sforza, Lord of Pesaro, and of his third wife Gine...
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Tommaso Riario Sforza
Tommaso Riario Sforza (8 January 1782, Naples - 14 March 1857, Rome) was the Neapolitan Cardinal who, as protodeacon, announced at the end of the 1846 conclave the election of Cardinal Giovanni Mastai...
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Muzio Sforza
Muzio Attendolo Sforza (28 May 1369 – 4 January 1424), was an Italian condottiero. Founder of the Sforza dynasty, he led a Bolognese-Florentine army at the Battle of Casalecchio.He was the fathe...
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Anna Sforza
Anna Maria Sforza (21 July 1476 – 30 November 1497), was Hereditary Princess of Ferrara as the first wife of Alfonso I d'Este, future Duke of Ferrara. She was the second legitimate daughter of G...
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Isabella of Naples
Isabella of Aragon (Italian: Isabella d'Aragona; 2 October 1470 – February 11, 1524), also known as Isabella of Naples, was the daughter of King Alfonso II of Naples and Ippolita Maria Sforza. Fr...
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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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Bianca Maria Sforza
Bianca Maria Sforza (5 April 1472 – 31 December 1510), was Holy Roman Empress as the second wife of Maximilian I, Holy Roman Emperor. She was the eldest legitimate daughter of Galeazzo Maria Sfo...
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Costanzo I Sforza
Costanzo I of Sforza (July 1447 – 4 July 1483) was an Italian condottiero, lord of Pesaro and Gradara.He was the son of Alessandro Sforza, under whom he fought in his early years and from whom he inh...
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Gian Galeazzo Sforza
Gian Galeazzo Sforza (20 June 1469 – 21 October 1494), also known as Giovan Galeazzo Sforza, was the sixth Duke of Milan.Born in Abbiategrasso, he was only seven years old when in 1476 his father, Gal...
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Giovanni Sforza
Giovanni Sforza d'Aragona (5 July 1466 – 27 July 1510) was an Italian condottiero, lord of Pesaro and Gradara from 1483 until his death. He is best known as the first husband of Lucrezia Borgia. Their...
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Cecilia Gallerani
Cecilia Gallerani (1473–1536), born in Siena, Italy, was the favourite and most celebrated of the many mistresses of Ludovico Sforza, known as Lodovico il Moro, Duke of Milan. She is best known as th...
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Bianca Riario
Bianca Riario (March 1478 – 1522) was an Italian noblewoman, and the eldest child and only daughter of Caterina Sforza, Lady of Imola, Countess of Forlì, by the latter's first husband, Girolamo Riario...
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Alessandro Sforza
Alessandro Sforza (21 October 1409 – April 1473) was an Italian condottiero and lord of Pesaro, the first of the Pesaro line of the Sforza family.
He was born in Cotignola in 1409, an illegi...
Ippolita Maria Sforza
Ippolita Maria Sforza (18 April 1446 – 20 August 1484) was a member of the powerful Italian condottieri Sforza family which ruled the Duchy of Milan from 1450 until 1535. She was the first wife of Alf...
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Federico Sforza
Federico Sforza (20 January 1603 - 24 May 1676) was an Italian Catholic cardinal.Sforza was born in 1603, the son of Alessandro Sforza, 7th Count of Santa Fiora, Duke of Segni and Prince of Valmontone...
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Lucrezia Borgia
Lucrezia Borgia ([luˈkrɛttsja ˈbɔrdʒa]; Valencian: Lucrècia; [luˈkrɛsiə]; 18 April 1480 – 24 June 1519) was the daughter of Pope Alexander VI and Vannozza dei Cattanei. Her brothers included Cesar...
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Visconti-Sforza tarot deck
The Visconti-Sforza tarot deck is a 15th-century tarot deck and one of the oldest known to exist. It had a significant impact on the visual composition, card numbering and interpretation of modern dec...
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Bianca Maria Visconti
Bianca Maria Visconti (31 March 1425 – 28 October 1468) was Duchess of Milan from 1450 to 1468.
Born near Settimo Pavese, Bianca Maria was the illegitimate daughter of Filippo Maria Visconti, Duke...
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Sforza Castle
9°10′46″E / 45.4702437°N 9.1795492°E / 45.4702437; 9.1795492Sforza Castle (Italian: Castello Sforzesco) is a castle in Milan, northern Italy. It was built in the 15th century ...
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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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