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Filippo Maria Visconti

Filippo Maria Visconti, (13921447), who became nominal ruler of Pavia in 1402, succeeded his assassinated brother Gian Maria Visconti as Duke of Milan. He was the son of Gian Galeazzo Visconti, Gian Maria's predecessor. Download high resolution version (2486x2795, 561 KB) Wikipedia does not have an article with this exact name. ... Download high resolution version (2486x2795, 561 KB) Wikipedia does not have an article with this exact name. ... Events Korean founder of the Joseon Dynasty General Yi Seonggye leads a coup détat, overthrowing the kingdom of Goryeo and founding the kingdom of Joseon Afyonkarahisar in western Turkey is conquered by Sultan Beyazid I Louis de Valois is created the 1st Duke of Orléans, the second time... Events March 6 - Nicholas V becomes Pope. ... Church San Michele in Pavia Pavia (the ancient Ticinum) (population 71,000) is a town and comune of south-western Lombardy, northern Italy, 35 km south of Milan on the lower Ticino river near its confluence with the Po. ... Gian Maria Visconti (??–1412) was the second Visconti Duke of Milan, and the son of Gian Galeazzo Visconti. ... This page lists rulers of Milan from the 13th century to the present. ... Giangaleazzo Visconti (1351-1406) was the first Duke of Milan and he ruled the city for much of the early Renaissance. ...


Cruel and extremely sensitive about his personal ugliness, he nevertheless was a great politician, and by employing such powerful condottieri as Carmagnola, Piccinino and Francesco Sforza he managed to recover the Lombard portion of his father's duchy. From his marriage with the unhappy widow of Facino Cane de Cesale he received a dowry of nearly half a million florins. A politician is an individual involved in politics. ... Condottieri were mercenary leaders employed by Italian city-states from the late Middle Ages until the mid-fifteenth century. ... Francesco Bussone da Carmagnola (1390 - May 5, 1432), Italian soldier of fortune, was born at Carmagnola near Turin, and began his military career when twelve years old under Facino Cane, a condottiere then in the service of Gian Galeazzo Visconti, duke of Milan. ... Niccolò Piccinino (1386 - 1444), Italian condottiere, born at Perugia, was the son of a butcher. ... Portrait of Francesco Sforza, ca 1460, by Bonifazio Bembo: Sforza insisted on being shown in his worn dirty old campaigning hat. ...


He died in 1447, the last of the Visconti in direct male line, and was succeeded in the duchy, after the short-lived Ambrosian republic, by Francesco Sforza, who had married Filippo's daughter Bianca in 1441.
Visconti was a noble family that ruled Milan during the Middle Ages and Early Renaissance period. ... This page is about the year 1441. ...

Preceded by:
Gian Maria Visconti
Duke of Milan
1412–1447
Succeeded by:
(Ambrosian Republic)


Gian Maria Visconti (??–1412) was the second Visconti Duke of Milan, and the son of Gian Galeazzo Visconti. ... This page lists rulers of Milan from the 13th century to the present. ... The short-lived Ambrosian Republic of Milan (1447 – 1450) was declared upon the death of the last of the Visconti dukes of Milian, Filippo Maria Visconti, in a sanguine moment hopeful of reviving the medieval rights of the comune, and named for St. ...


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Maximilian Genealogy Master Database 2000 - pafg1502 - Generated by Personal Ancestral File (203 words)
Filippo Maria VISCONTI was born 1392 and died 1447.
Bianca Maria VISCONTI was born 1425 and died 1468.
Galeazzo Maria SFORZA was born 1444 and died 26 Dec 1476.
AllRefer.com - Visconti (Italian History, Biography) - Encyclopedia (728 words)
Ottone Visconti, 1207–95, archbishop of Milan, was recognized (1277) as lord of the city after he had defeated the opposition of the Della Torre family, established leaders of the popular party.
He was assassinated, and the duchy passed to his brother, Filippo Maria Visconti, 1392–1447, who employed both diplomacy and force to restore the duchy.
His daughter and sole heir, Bianca Maria, married Francesco I Sforza, who became duke of Milan after the fall of the short-lived Ambrosian Republic (1447–50), set up after Filippo Maria's death.
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