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  1. Duchy of Milan - Wikipedia

    3 days ago · The Duchy of Milan was an Italian state located in northern Italy. The Duchy was created in 1395 by Gian Galeazzo Visconti, then the Lord of Milan, and a member of the important Visconti family, that had been ruling the city since 1277.

  2. Isabella of Aragon, Duchess of Milan - Wikipedia

    Nov 28, 2020 · Isabella of Aragon (2 October 1470 – 11 February 1524), also known as Isabella of Naples, was Duchess of Milan by marriage to Gian Galeazzo Sforza and suo jure Duchess of Bari.

  3. Charles, Duke of Orléans - Wikipedia,_Duke_of_Orléans

    3 days ago · He was also Duke of Valois, Count of Beaumont-sur-Oise and of Blois, Lord of Coucy, and the inheritor of Asti in Italy via his mother Valentina Visconti, daughter of Gian Galeazzo Visconti, Duke of Milan.

    • 24 November 1394, Paris, France
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  4. Philip III of Spain - Wikidata

    Nov 28, 2020 · Detall del retrat eqüestre de Felip III de Diego Velázquez (1635) conservat al Museu del Prado (Madrid) (Catalan)

  5. Philip IV of Spain - Wikidata

    Nov 28, 2020 · King of Spain and Portugal

  6. Zita of Bourbon-Parma - Wikipedia

    Born as the seventeenth child of the dispossessed Robert I, Duke of Parma, and his second wife, Infanta Maria Antonia of Portugal, Zita married the then Archduke Charles of Austria in 1911.

  7. Leonardo da Vinci Facts for Kids - Kiddle
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    Childhood, 1452–1466

    Leonardo was born on 15 April 1452, in the Tuscan hill town of Vinci, in the valley of the Arno River. His grandfather, Antonio Meza, wrote down the details of the birth. Leonardo's parents were not married. His father was a lawyer, Messer Piero Fruosino di Antonio da Vinci. His mother, Caterina, was a servant. She may have been a slave from the Middle East. When da Vinci was three years of age his father divorced his mother. His father later on took custody of Leonardo and his mother re-marr...

    Working life 1476–1499

    When Vasari writes about Leonardo, he uses words like "noble", "generous", "graceful" and "beautiful". Vasari tells us that as an adult Leonardo was a tall handsome man. He was so strong that he could bend horseshoes with his bare hands. His voice was so beautiful that it charmed everyone that heard it. Almost everyone wanted to be his friend. He loved animals, was a vegetarian and would buy birds at the marketand set them free. Very little is known about Leonardo's life and work between 1472...

    Working life 1499–1513

    In 1499, Ludovico il Moro was overthrown. Leonardo left Milan with his servant Salai and a friend, Luca Pacioli, who was a mathematician. They went to Venice. Leonardo worked as a military architect and engineer. Because Venice is a city on many islands, Leonardo tried to think of ways to defend the city from a navalattack. In 1500, Leonardo went back to Florence, taking his "household" of servants and apprentices with him. The monks from the monastery of The Holy Annunciation gave Leonardo a...

    Leonardo studied things all his life. He did not go to university to study. He studied by looking at things in the world around him. He looked at things to see how they were made and how they worked. He drew the things that he saw and the discoveries that he made into his notebooks, and made notes about them. Many of his notebooks are now in museums. There are 13,000 pages of notes and drawings. Many of these are scientificstudies. Leonardo's notebooks are hard to read because he wrote backwards in "mirror writing". Some people think that perhaps he was trying to keep his work secret. This is not true. Leonardo wrote (and sometimes drew) with his left hand. In those days pens were made from a quill (a large feather) that was cut with a pen-knife on the end. It is hard for a left-handed person to write with a quill in the ordinary way, but quite easy to write backwards. It is likely that Leonardo planned to publish the studies in his notebooks. He organized many pages carefully, with...

    Leonardo's childhood home in Anchiano
    The Adoration of the Magi (1481), Uffizi
    Leonardo da Vinci's very accurate map of Imola, created for Cesare Borgia
    Clos Lucé in France, where Leonardo died in 1519
  8. Nekrolog 1942 – Wikipedia

    3 days ago · Arthur, 1. Duke of Connaught and Strathearn: britischer Feldmarschall, Mitglied der britischen Königsfamilie, Generalgouverneur von Kanada (1911–1916) 91: 16. Januar: August Diehn: Generaldirektor des deutschen Kalisyndikats: 67: 16. Januar: William Gordon: US-amerikanischer Politiker der Demokratischen Partei: 79: 16. Januar: Villem ...

  9. 1898 — Wikipédia

    6 days ago · Milan Konjović, peintre serbe puis yougoslave († 20 octobre 1993). 29 janvier : Fernand Quinet, chef d'orchestre, compositeur et violoncelliste belge († 24 octobre 1971). 31: Joseph Kessel, romancier et journaliste français († 23 juillet 1979).

  10. Puntate di Passato e presente - Wikipedia

    1 day ago · Terry Teachout, Duke. A life of Duke Ellington, New York, Gotham books, 2013 88. 1968: la battaglia di Valle Giulia Agostino Giovagnoli: 01/03/2018 Alberto Mario Banti, Wonderland. La cultura di massa da Walt Disney ai Pink Floyd, Roma-Bari, Laterza, 2017 Marco Boato, Il lungo '68 in Italia e nel mondo.

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