Nobility of Italy
The Nobility of Italy comprises individuals and their families of the Italian peninsula, and the islands linked with it, recognized by sovereigns, such as the Holy Roman Emperor, the Holy See, the Kin...
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Maria Callas, Luchino Visconti, Elsa Maxwell - Tu che le vanità...
Description There is someone talking at times, so you know... Per una volta, anziché proporre l'arte vocale (sostenuta da uno strumento non certo privilegiato in sé, anche se immediatamente riconosc...
Niccolo Machiavelli Born - May 3 1469
On this day in 1469, the Italian philosopher and writer Niccolo Machiavelli is born. A lifelong patriot and diehard proponent of a unified Italy, Machiavelli became one of the fathers of modern politi...
Hotel To Open At The Palace Of Versailles As Castle Needs Funding
For an overnight stay fit for a king or a queen, look no further than France's Palace of Versailles. More than seven million people visit the opulent gilded masterpiece each year, but that hasn't kept...
House of Bourbon
A Video with all french Bourbon Kings and Queens...
House of Medici
http://www.pbs.org/empires/ - Lorenzo de' Medici becomes a driving force of the Renaissance; monk Savonarola promotes fundamentalist purification of Florence...
Guglielmo Marconi
Short story.
House of Medici - Godfathers of the Renaissance
http://www.pbs.org/empires/ - Wealthy Florentine banker Cosimo de' Medici's search of Europe for relics of antiquity sparks classical learning and inventive ...
House of Borghese
Borghese is the surname of a family of Italian noble and papal background, originating as the Borghese or Borghesi in Siena, where they came to prominence in the 13th century holding offices under the...
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House of Borgia
The Borgia ([ˈbɔrdʒa], Spanish: Borja [ˈborxa], Valencian: Borja [ˈbɔɾdʒa]) family became prominent during the Renaissance in Italy. They were from Valencia, the surname being a toponymic from...
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House of Bourbon
The House of Bourbon (/ˈbʊərbən/; [buʁˈbɔ̃]) is a European royal house of French origin, a branch of the Capetian dynasty /kəˈpiːʃ(i)ən/. Bourbon kings first ruled Navarre and France in the 16th centu...
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House of Bourbon-Two Sicilies
The House of Bourbon-Two Sicilies is a cadet Italian branch of the House of Bourbon. It is thus descended from the Capetian dynasty in male line. The name of Bourbon-Two Sicilies comes from the main n...
House of Bourbon-Two Sicilies - Wikipedia
House of Este
The House of Este /ˈɛsti/ is a European princely dynasty. It is split into two branches; the elder is known as the House of Welf-Este or House of Welf (Guelf or Guelph), and the younger is known as th...
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House of Farnese
The Farnese family was an influential family in Renaissance Italy. Its most important members included Pope Paul III and Cardinal Alessandro Farnese, while the titles of Duke of Parma and Piacenza and...
House of Farnese - Wikipedia
House of Gonzaga
The Gonzaga were a noble family that ruled Mantua in Northern Italy from 1328 to 1708; they also ruled Monferrato in Piedmont and Nevers in France, and also many other lesser fiefs in Italy and Europe...
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House of Grimaldi
The House of Grimaldi is associated with the history of the Republic of Genoa, Italy and of the Principality of Monaco.
The Grimaldi descend from Grimaldo, a Genoese statesman at the time of the e...
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House of Hohenstaufen
The House of Hohenstaufen, also known as the Swabian dynasty or the Staufer, was a dynasty of German monarchs in the High Middle Ages, reigning from 1138 to 1254. Three members of the dynasty were cr...
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House of Ivrea
The Anscarids or Anscarii or the House of Ivrea were a medieval Frankish dynasty of Burgundian origin which rose to prominence in Italy in the tenth century, even briefly holding the Italian throne. T...
Julio-Claudian dynasty
The Julio-Claudian dynasty normally refers to the first five Roman Emperors: Augustus, Tiberius, Caligula, Claudius, and Nero, or the family to which they belonged; they ruled the Roman Empire from i...
Julio-Claudian dynasty - Wikipedia
House of Medici
The House of Medici (/ˈmɛdɨtʃi/ MED-i-chee; [de ˈmɛːditʃi]) was a banking family, political dynasty and later royal house that first began to gather prominence under Cosimo de' Medici in the Republic ...
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Orsini family
The Orsini family is an Italian noble family; it was one of the most influential princely families in medieval Italy and renaissance Rome. Members of the Orsini include popes Celestine III (1191–1198)...
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House of Savoy
The House of Savoy (Italian: Casa Savoia) is one of the oldest royal families in the world, being founded in year 1003 in the historical Savoy region. Through gradual expansion, it grew from rulin...
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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...
House of Sforza - Wikipedia