Colonna family
The Colonna family is an Italian noble family. It was powerful in medieval and Renaissance Rome, supplying one Pope and many other Church and political leaders. The family is notable for its bitter fe...
Stefano Colonna
Stefano Colonna was the name of several members of the Italian family of Colonna. The most important include:
Girolamo Colonna
Girolamo Colonna (23 March 1604 – 4 September 1666) was an Italian Cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church and member of the noble Colonna family.
Colonna was born at Orsogna into the Colonna family...
Filippo I Colonna
Filippo Colonna (1578 – 11 April 1639), Prince of Paliano, was an Italian nobleman, who was the head of the Colonna family of Rome and the hereditary Gran Connestabile at the court of Naples.
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Palestrina
Palestrina (ancient Praeneste; Ancient Greek: Πραίνεστος, Prainestos) is an ancient city and comune (municipality) with a population of about 18,000, in Lazio, about 35 kilometres (22 miles) east...
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Prospero Colonna (cardinal)
Prospero Colonna (c. 1410–1463) was a cardinal-nephew of Pope Martin V (Odo Colonna), whose election ended the Western Schism. Colonna was excommunicated for a period due to his rebellion against Mart...
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Filippo II Colonna
Filippo II Colonna (7 April 1663 in Rome – 8 November 1714 in Rome), 9th Duke and Prince of Paliano, was an Italian nobleman of the prominent Colonna family.Filippo was the son of Don Lorenzo Onofrio ...
Federico Baldeschi Colonna
Federico Ubaldo Baldeschi Colonna (2 September 1625 - 4 October 1691) was an Italian Catholic Cardinal who was adopted by the noble Colonna family.
He was born 2 September 1624 as Federico Ubaldo ...
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Pietro Colonna
Pietro Colonna (died c. 1505) was an Italian condottiero.A member of the Colonna family, line of Palestrina, he fought for the Papal States in the 1480s. In August 1501 he was excommunicated by Pope A...
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Paola Colonna
Paola Colonna (c. 1378 – 3 November 1450) was the lady of Piombino from 1441 until 1445.She was born in Rome into one of the most powerful family of Rome. Her brother Giordano was shortly Prince of Sa...
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Pope Martin V
Pope Martin V (Latin: Martinus V; January/February 1369 – 20 February 1431), born Otto (or Oddone) Colonna, was Pope from 14 November 1417 to his death in 1431. His election effectively ended the ...
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Benedetto Barberini
Benedetto Barberini (22 October 1788 – 10 April 1863) was a Catholic Cardinal and Camerlengo of the Sacred College of Cardinals.
Barberini was born 22 October 1788, the youngest of ten children to...
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Giovanni Colonna (cardinal)
Giovanni Colonna (1295, Arezzo, Tuscany, Italy – 3 July 1348, Avignon, France) was a Roman Catholic cardinal during the Avignon papacy and was a scion of the famous Colonna family that played an impor...
Pompeo Colonna
Pompeo Colonna (12 May 1479 – 28 June 1532) was an Italian Cardinal, politician and condottiero. Born in Rome, he fought very early against the traditional family enemies, the Orsini.After he entered ...
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Marcantonio I Colonna
Marcantonio I Colonna (1478 – Milan, 1522) was an Italian condottiero from the Colonna family.He was the son of Pietro Antonio, prince of Salerno, and started his military career at the age of 24. He ...
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Marcantonio V Colonna
Marcantonio V Colonna (1606/10 – 1659) was an Italian nobleman of the Colonna family and Prince of Paliano.Colonna was the son of Don Filippo I Colonna, Prince of Paliano and his wife, Lucrezia Tomace...
Marcantonio Colonna
Marcantonio II Colonna (sometimes spelled Marc'Antonio; 1535 – August 1, 1584), Duke of Tagliacozzo and Duke and Prince of Paliano, was an Italian general and admiral.
Marcantonio Colonna, b...
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Guido Colonna di Paliano
Don Guido Colonna, dei principi di Paliano, noble of Rome, patrician of Naples and Venice (16 April 1908 in Naples – 27 January 1982 in Milan) was an Italian aristocrat, diplomat and European Commissi...
Anna Colonna
Anna Colonna (1601–1658) was an Italian noblewoman of the Colonna and Barberini families. She was also the Princess of Paliano.
Colonna was born in 1601; the daughter of Filippo Colonna, Prince o...
Sciarra Colonna
Sciarrillo Colonna, byname of Giacomo Colonna (1270-1329), was a member of the powerful Colonna family, and a strong enemy of Pope Boniface VIII. During the Outrage of Anagni, in September 1303, Sciar...
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Prospero Colonna
Prospero Colonna (1452–1523), sometimes referred to as Prosper Colonna, was an Italian condottiero in the service of the Papal States and the Holy Roman Empire during the Italian Wars.
A member of...
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Pirro Colonna
Pirro Colonna (1500 – November 1552) was an Italian military leader in the service of Charles V during the Italian War of 1542. He commanded the garrison of Carignano during the French sieges of the ...
Prospero Colonna di Sciarra
Prospero Colonna di Sciarra (January 17, 1707 – April 20, 1765) was an Italian cardinal of the family of the dukes of Carbognano. Brother of cardinal Girolamo Colonna di Sciarra.He was named Cardinal-...
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Lorenzo Onofrio Colonna
Lorenzo Onofrio Colonna (1637–1689) was an Italian nobleman of the Colonna family. He was the 8th Duke and Prince of Paliano and hereditary Grand Constable of the Kingdom of Naples. He was also a Knig...
Girolamo Colonna di Sciarra
Girolamo Colonna di Sciarra (8 May 1708 – 18 January 1763) was an Italian Catholic Cardinal of the noble Colonna di Sciarra family.
Born in Rome, he was the brother of Prospero Colonna di Sciarra ...
Vittoria Colonna
Vittoria Colonna (April 1492 – 25 February 1547), marchioness of Pescara, was an Italian noblewoman and poet. She developed an artistic friendship with Michelangelo Buonarroti, with whom she exchanged...
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Fabrizio Colonna
Fabrizio Colonna (c. 1450 – 18 March 1520) was an Italian condottiero, a member of the powerful Colonna family. He was the son of Edoardo Colonna and Filippa Conti.Fabrizio was born sometime bef...
Margaret Colonna
The Blessed Margaret Colonna, O.S.C., (died September 20, 1284) was a Poor Clare nun and abbess. She was a member of the Italian Colonna family, which was notable in Italian history for centuries. She...