Italian and Polish: from the feminine form of the Late Latin name Bonus ‘good’. This was a traditional hereditary name in the royal house of Savoy, and in the 16th century it was taken to Poland by Bona Sforza, who married King Sigismund I of Poland.
Bona Of Savoy She was most active from 1468 to 1476. Bona was born as the child of Louis, Duke of Savoy, and Anne of Cyprus on August 10th, 1449 in Avigliana.
Fun Facts about the name Savoy. How Popular is the name Savoy? Savoy is the 28,116 th most popular name of all time. As a last name Savoy was the 4,638 th most popular name in 2010. How many people with the first name Savoy have been born in the United States?
Bona is both a given name and a surname. Notable people with the name include: Given name: Bona of Pisa (c. 1156–1207), Italian saint; Bona of Savoy (1449–1503), duchess of Savoy; Princess Bona Margherita of Savoy-Genoa (1896–1971), Princess Konrad of Bavaria; Bona Sforza (1493–1557), Queen of Poland and Grand Duchess of Lithuania
Classification. Franco-Provençal's name would suggest it is a bridge dialect between French and the Provençal dialect of Occitan, but this is misleading.More precisely, Franco-Provençal is a separate Gallo-Romance language that transitions into the Oïl languages Morvandiau and Franc-Comtois to the northwest, into Romansh to the east, into the Gallo-Italic language Piemontese to the ...
Noordgesig (meaning "north view/facing") is a township in Soweto, situated at the edge of area's northern most boundary, but within its territory. It is the first township seen on entering Soweto from the frequently used New Canada Road. Noordgesig is a Coloured township. It is colloquially called "Bulte"(meaning Hills) by its residence and ...
Bona of Savoy, duchess of Savoy; Alberto Bona (born 1978), Italian actor and film maker; Gino Bona (born 1973), American marketing professional; Giovanni Bona (1609–1674), Cistercian cardinal and author; Giovanni Leonardo Di Bona (1542–1587), Italian chess player; Jerry L. Bona (born 1945), American mathematician
Ludovico Sforza was born on 27 July 1452 at Vigevano, in what is now Lombardy. He was the fourth son of Francesco I Sforza and Bianca Maria Visconti and, as such, was not expected to become ruler of Milan. Nevertheless, his mother, Bianca, prudently saw to it that his education was not restricted to the classical languages.
Bona Sforza (2 February 1494  or 2 February 1493  – 19 November 1557) was a member of the powerful Milanese House of Sforza.In 1518, she became the second wife of Sigismund I the Old, the King of Poland and Grand Duke of Lithuania, and became the Queen of Poland and Grand Duchess of Lithuania.
Bona vacantia (Latin for ownerless goods) is a legal concept associated with property that has no owner. It exists in various jurisdictions, with consequently varying application, but with origins mostly in English law.