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...
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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...
Chew On This: The History Of Gum
In North America, the Indians chewed spruce tree resin, a practice that continued with the European settlers who followed. In the late 1840s, John Curtis developed the first commercial spruce tree gum...
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House of Medici - Godfathers of the Renaissance
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The Borgias - House of Borgias - YouTube
Feb 11, 2011 ... Rodrigo Borgia is determined to turn a house of God into a house of Borgia. Get a look at some of the allies and enemies he will make on the ...
Giovanni Andrea Doria
Giovanni Andrea Doria, also Gianandrea Doria (1539–1606), was an Italian admiral from Genoa. He was the son of Giannettino Doria, and the father of Cardinal Giovanni Doria. He became the Admiral of th...
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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...
Prince Joseph of Monaco
Prince Joseph of Monaco (Joseph Marie Jerôme Honoré; 10 September 1763 – 28 June 1816) was a Monagasque prince and brother of Honoré IV, Prince of Monaco.
He was the second son of Honoré III...
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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...
Chew On This: The History Of Gum
In North America, the Indians chewed spruce tree resin, a practice that continued with the European settlers who followed. In the late 1840s, John Curtis developed the first commercial spruce tree gum...
Michela Alioto-Pier
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Ludovico I, Marquess of Saluzzo
Ludovico I del Vasto (died 1475) was Marquess of Saluzzo from 1416 until his death.The son of Marquess Thomas III, he held the Marquisate of Saluzzo for much of the 15th century, under its period of g...
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French Crown Jewels
The French Crown Jewels (French: Joyaux de la Couronne de France) comprise the crowns, orb, sceptres, diadems and jewels that symbolised royalty within the French aristocracy between 752 and 1825....
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Stéphanie de Beauharnais
Stéphanie, Grand Duchess of Baden (Stéphanie Louise Adrienne de Beauharnais) (August 28, 1789 – January 29, 1860) was the consort of Karl, Grand Duke of Baden.
Born in Versailles at the beginning ...
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Sargent Shriver
Robert Sargent "Sarge" Shriver, Jr. (/ˈsɑrdʒənt ˈʃraɪvər/; November 9, 1915 – January 18, 2011) was an American statesman and activist. As the husband of Eunice Kennedy Shriver, he was part of the Ke...
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Tommaso Mocenigo
Tommaso Mocenigo (1343–1423) was doge of Venice from 1414 until his death.
He commanded the crusading fleet in the expedition to Nicopolis in 1396 and also won battles against the Genoese during ...
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Coppola (surname)
Coppola ([ˈkɔppola]) is a common Italian surname, and may refer to:
William Wrigley, Jr. II
William Wrigley, Jr. II (born October 6, 1963), a.k.a. Bill Wrigley, Jr., is the current chairman and former CEO of the Wm. Wrigley Jr. Company. He turned over the office of CEO to William Perez on O...
Guglielma Pallavicini
Guglielma Pallavicini (rarely Wilhelmina; died 1358), the Lady of Thermopylae, was the last Pallavicino heir to rule in Bodonitsa. She was but an infant when she succeeded her father Albert in 1311. S...
Doria-Pamphili-Landi
Doria-Pamphili-Landi (or Doria-Pamphilj-Landi) is a princely Roman family of Genoese extraction. Legend has that the origins of the Doria family date from the early 11th century, but the authentic ped...
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Mancini family
Mancini was one of the oldest families of Roman nobility. Their titles and fiefs were numerous: Duke of Nevers and Donzy, Prince of Vergagne and of the Holy Roman Empire with the treatment of Serene ...