FACTOID # 9: The bookmobile capital of America is Kentucky.
 
 Home   Encyclopedia   Statistics   States A-Z   Flags   Maps   FAQ   About 
   
 
WHAT'S NEW
 

SEARCH ALL

FACTS & STATISTICS    Advanced view

Search encyclopedia, statistics and forums:

 

 

(* = Graphable)

 

 


Encyclopedia > Louis, Duke of Savoy

Louis (Ludovico or Lodovico in Italian, b.1413-d.1465) was the Duke of Savoy from 1440 to 1465. // Events March 20 - Henry V becomes King of England Project of Annals of Joseon Dynasty began. ... Events July 13 - Battle of Montlhéry Troops of King Louis XI of France fight inconclusively against an army of the great nobles organized as the League of the Public Weal. ... This article is about the historical region of Savoy. ... For alternative meanings, see number 1440. ... Events July 13 - Battle of Montlhéry Troops of King Louis XI of France fight inconclusively against an army of the great nobles organized as the League of the Public Weal. ...


He married Anne of Lusignan (1419-1462), a heiress of Cyprus and Jerusalem (she was the secondary heiress all her lifetime, as her niece Queen Charlotte of Cyprus outlived her) and a daughter of King Janus of Cyprus. They had 19 children, 5 of which died young: The Lusignan family originated in Poitou in western France, and in the late 12th century came to rule the Kingdom of Jerusalem and the Kingdom of Cyprus. ... This is a list of Kings of Jerusalem, from 1099 to 1291, as well as claimants to the title up to the present day. ... Charlotte of Cyprus (1436–1487) was the daughter of King John II of Cyprus and Elena Palaeologus. ... Janus of Cyprus (1375-1432) ruled Cyprus from 1398 to 1432. ...

  1. Amadeus (1435-1472)
  2. Maria (1436-1437)
  3. Louis (b.1436-d.1482), married Queen Regnant Charlotte of Cyprus.
  4. Philip (1438-1497)
  5. Margaret (1439-1483)
  6. Giano, Count of Geneva (1440-1491)
  7. Pietro, Bishop of Geneva (1440-1458)
  8. Janus, Count of Faucigny, Governor of Nice. (1440-1491)
  9. Charlotte (b.1441-d.1483), married Louis XI of France
  10. Aimone (1442-1443)
  11. Giacomo d. 1445
  12. Agnese (1445-1508)
  13. Giovanni Ludovico, Bishop of Geneva (1447-1482)
  14. Maria (1448-1475)
  15. Bona (b.1449-d.1503), married Galeazzo Maria Sforza, duke of Milan
  16. Giacomo, Count of Romont, lord of Vaud (1450-1486)
  17. Anne (1452-1452)
  18. Francesco, Archbishop of Auch & Bishop of Geneva (1454-1490)
  19. Giovanna d. young.

In 1453 he received, from Margaret de Charny, the Shroud of Turin, which would be property of the house of Savoy until 1946, at the end of the Kingdom of Italy. The Shroud of Turin was bequeathed to the Holy See in 1983. He may also have been one of Leonardo da Vinci's later patrons. Amadeus IX (1435–1472), surnamed the Happy was the Duke of Savoy from 1465 to 1472. ... Events April - Paris is recaptured by the French End of the Hussite Wars in Bohemia. ... Events Portuguese fortify Fort Elmina on the Gold Coast Tizoc rules the Aztecs Diogo Cão, a Portuguese navigator, becomes the first European to sail up the Congo. ... A queen regnant is a female monarch who possesses all the monarchal powers that a king would have without regard to gender. ... Charlotte of Cyprus (1436–1487) was the daughter of King John II of Cyprus and Elena Palaeologus. ... Philip II (b. ... Events The São Tomé settlement is founded. ... Charlotte de Savoie (1445-1483), daughter of Louis the Pious (also known as Louis I), and Anne of Chypre-Lusignan, married Louis de France, future Louis XI, on November 14, 1451, who, in spite of her virtues, neglected her. ... This page is about the year 1441. ... Events The São Tomé settlement is founded. ... Louis XI the Prudent (French: Louis XI le Prudent) (July 3, 1423 – August 30, 1483), also informally nicknamed luniverselle aragne (old French for universal spider), or the Spider King, was King of France (1461–1483). ... Events January 6 - Constantine XI is crowned Byzantine Emperor. ... 1503 was a common year starting on Thursday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Galeazzo Maria Sforza (January 24, 1444 – December 26, 1476) was Duke of Milan. ... This page lists rulers of Milan from the 13th century to the present. ... Events May 29 - Fall of Constantinople to Ottoman Sultan Mehmed II the Conqueror, marking the end of the Byzantine Empire (Eastern Roman Empire). ... The first photo of the Shroud of Turin, taken in 1898, had the surprising feature that the image on the negative was clearer than the positive image. ... The House of Savoy or in Italian, La Casa di Savoia, or simply Casa Savoia, (or Savoie, French) is a dynasty of nobles who traditionally had their domain in Savoy, a region that includes present-day Piemonte, other parts of Northern Italy, and a smaller region in France. ... 1946 (MCMXLVI) was a common year starting on Tuesday. ... Anthem: Il Canto degli Italiani (also known as Fratelli dItalia) Capital Rome Largest city Rome Official language(s) Italian1 Government Republic  - President Giorgio Napolitano  - Prime Minister Romano Prodi Formation    - Unification 17 March 1861   - Republic 2 June 1946  Accession to EU March 25, 1957; Founding Member Area    - Total 301,318... 1983 (MCMLXXXIII) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ...

Preceded by:
Amadeus VIII
Duke of Savoy
1440-1465
Succeeded by:
Amadeus IX

 
 

COMMENTARY     


Share your thoughts, questions and commentary here
Your name
Your comments

Want to know more?
Search encyclopedia, statistics and forums:

 


Press Releases |  Feeds | Contact
The Wikipedia article included on this page is licensed under the GFDL.
Images may be subject to relevant owners' copyright.
All other elements are (c) copyright NationMaster.com 2003-5. All Rights Reserved.
Usage implies agreement with terms, 1022, m