History. Francesco I Sforza ruled Milan, having acquired the title of Duke of Milan (1450–1466) after marrying in 1441 the natural daughter and only heir of the last Duke of Milan, Filippo Maria Visconti, Bianca Maria (1425–1468), making the Sforzas the heirs of the house of Visconti.
Francesco Sforza with his second wife Bianca Maria Visconti had nine children, seven sons and two daughters: Galeazzo Maria (24 January 1444 — 26 December 1476), Duke of Milan from 1466 to 1476. Ippolita Maria (18 April 1446 — 20 August 1484), wife of Alfonso II of Naples and mother of Isabella of Aragon , who was to marry Galeazzo's heir.
Galeazzo Maria Sforza, Duca di Milano, was born 14 January 1444 in Fermo, Marche, Italy to Francesco I Sforza (1401-1468) and Bianca Maria Visconti (1425-1468) and died 26 December 1476 inMilano, Lombardy, Italy of assassination by stabbing. He married Dorothea Gonzaga (c1449-c1468) 1466 JL . He married Bonne de Savoie (1449-1503) 9 May 1468 JL .
- Bonne de Savoie (1449-1503)
- Dorothea Gonzaga (c1449-c1468)
Gian Galeazzo Sforza, Duca di Milano, was born 20 June 1469 in Abbiategrasso, Lombardy, Italy to Galeazzo Maria Sforza (1444-1476) and Bonne de Savoie (1449-1503) and died 21 October 1494 inPavia, Lombardy, Italy of unspecified causes. He married Isabella of Naples (1470-1524) 2 February 1489 JL . Notable ancestors includeHenry II of England (1133-1189), William I of England (1027-1087 ...
- 20 June 1469 Abbiategrasso, Lombardy, Italy
- Isabella of Naples (1470-1524)
- Bonne de Savoie (1449-1503)
- Duca di Milano
Caterina Sforza, Countess of Forlì (early 1463 – 28 May 1509) was an Italian noblewoman, the illegitimate daughter of Galeazzo Maria Sforza, Duke of Milan and Lucrezia Landriani, the wife of the courtier Gian Piero Landriani, a close friend of the Duke. Raised in the refined Milanese court, Caterina later held the titles of Lady of Imola and Countess of Forlì, by her marriage to Girolamo ...
- Early 1463 Milan, Italy
- 28 May 1509 (aged 46) Florence, Italy
Sforza Maria (18 August 1451 — 29 July 1479), Duke of Bari from 1464 to 1479. Francesco Galeazzo Maria (5 August 1453/54 — died young). Ludovico Maria (3 August 1452 — 27 May 1508), Duke of Bari from 1479 to 1494 and Duke of Milan from 1494 to 1499.
Oct 13, 2018 · Father of Galeazzo Maria Sforza and Ludovico Maria Sforza Died 8 Mar 1466 in Milano Profile managers : European Aristocrats Project WikiTree [ send private message ] and Matt Pryber [ send private message ]
Biography Ottaviano Maria Sforza was born in Milan , Italy in 1475, the son of Duke Galeazzo Maria Sforza    and his mistress Lucia Marliani. On 27 October 1497, he was appointed during the papacy of Pope Alexander VI as Bishop of Lodi .
Francesco I Sforza (July 23, 1401 – March 8, 1466) was an Italian condottiero, the founder of the Sforza dynasty in Milan, Italy. He was the brother of Alessandro, with whom he often fought. Francesco Sforza was born in San Miniato, Tuscany, one of the seven illegitimate sons of the condottiero Muzio Sforza and Lucia da Torsano. He spent his childhood in Tricarico (in the modern Basilicata ...
- (1401-07-23)23 July 1401 San Miniato
- Polissena Ruffo Bianca Maria Visconti
- 8 March 1466(1466-03-08) (aged 64) Milano
Ippolita Maria (18 April 1446 — 20 August 1484), wife of Alfonso II of Naples and mother of Isabella of Aragon, who was to marry Galeazzo's heir. Filippo Maria (12 December 1449 — 1492), Count of Corsica. Sforza Maria (18 August 1451 — 29 July 1479), Duke of Bari from 1464 to 1479. Francesco Galeazzo Maria (5 August 1453/54 — died young).