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Encyclopedia > Pietro II Candiano

Pietro II Candiano (872 – 939) was the 19th Doge of Venice between 932 and 939. He followed his father, Pietro I Candiano (887), Pietro Tribuno (888-912), and Orso Participazio II (912-932) to become Doge of Venice in 932. For some thousand years, the chief magistrate and leader of the Republic of Venice was the Doge (Duke). ...

He began the Venetian policy of expansion on the mainland after 932. Candiano II began a bitter economic blockading war against Austria early in his rule. He burnt Venice's neighbor and potential rival, Camacho to the ground following a trifling diplomatic incident. Child of Pietro II Candiano II, doge of Venice: Pietro III Candiano, doge of Venice (b. 902, d. 959). Events Births Deaths Categories: 902 ... Events October 1 - Edwy, king of England dies and is succeeded by his brother Edgar. ...

Preceded by:
Orio Mastropiero
Doge of Venice
932 – 939
Succeeded by:
Pietro Ziani

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From the time of his election as Doge in 991, Doge Pietro II Orseolo wove a net of diplomacy through the Northern Adriatic and upper coast of Dalmatia as a foundation for the total extinction of the Dalmatian pirates and Venice's first major territorial expansion.
There were rumors that the son of Pietro II had plans against the better wishes of Venezia.
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Pietro Candiano II: Information from Answers.com (228 words)
Pietro II Candiano, Doge of Venice, was born circa 872.
He was the son of Pietro I Candiano, doge della Republic of Venice.
Child of Pietro Candiano II, doge della Republic of Venice: Pietro III Candiano, Doge of Venice (b.
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