Gian Galeazzo died in 1494 at the Palazzo Ducale, the summer home of the Visconti and Sforza families. During that time, he received a visit from Charles VIII of France . According to the Italian historian Francesco Guicciardini in his History of Italy ( Italian : La Historia di Italia ), he was poisoned by his uncle, Ludovico il Moro .
Gian Galeazzo stammte aus der Familie Sforza, war ein Enkel von Francesco I. Sforza der von 1450 bis 1466 als erster Herzog von Mailand seines Hauses regierte und der älteste Sohn von Galeazzo Maria Sforza, Herzog von Mailand von 1476 bis 1476 aus dessen zweiter Ehe mit Bona von Savoyen († 1485).
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Galeazzo Maria Sforza was the fifth Duke of Milan from 1466 until his assassination a decade later. He was notorious for being lustful, cruel and tyrannical. He was born to Francesco Sforza, a popular condottiero and ally of Cosimo de' Medici who would gain the Duchy of Milan in 1450, and Bianca Maria Visconti. He married into the Gonzaga family; on the death of his first wife Dorotea Gonzaga, he married Bona of Savoy.
Galeazzo Maria Sforza was born in Fermo, near the family's castle of Girifalco, the first son of Francesco Sforza and Bianca Maria Visconti. At the death of his father, Galeazzo was in France at the head of a military expedition to help King Louis XI of France against Charles I of Burgundy. Called back home by his mother, Galeazzo returned to Italy by an adventurous trip under a false name. The false identity was necessary as he had to pass by the territories of the family enemy, the Duke of Sav
Sforza was famous as a patron of music. Under his direction, financial backing and encouragement, his chapel grew into one of the most famous and historically significant musical ensembles in Europe. Composers from the north, especially the Franco-Flemish composers from the present-day Low Countries, came to sing in his chapel and write masses, motets and secular music for him. Some of the figures associated with the Sforza chapel include Alexander Agricola, Johannes Martini, Loyset ...
Galeazzo Sforza is also known to have had a cruel streak. He was a notorious womanizer who often passed his women on to his courtiers once he was tired of them. Sforza once had a poacher executed by forcing him to swallow an entire hare, and had another man nailed alive to his coffin. He also had a priest who predicted a short reign for Sforza punished by being starved to death. This made him many enemies in Milan. It was also said of Galeazzo Sforza that he had raped the wives and daughters of
There were three principal assassins involved in Sforza's death: Carlo Visconti, Gerolamo Olgiati and Giovanni Andrea Lampugnani, all fairly high-ranking officials at the Milanese court. Lampugnani, descended from Milanese nobility, is recognized as the leader of the conspiracy. His motives were based primarily on a land dispute, in which Galeazzo had failed to intervene in a matter which saw the Lampugnani family lose considerable properties. Visconti and Olgiati also bore the duke enmity - Olg
Despite the initial public reaction, the government brought swift justice, soon encouraged by the public as well. The conspirators had given little thought to the repercussions of their crime, and were apprehended within days. Visconti and Olgiati were soon found and executed, as was the servant of Lampugnani who had participated in the slaying. The executions took place in a public ceremony that culminated in the display of their corpses as a warning to others. Evidence from the conspirators' c
Gian Galeazzo Maria Sforza (1469-1494) - Find A Grave Memorial. Duke of Milan. Born the eldest child of Galeazzo Maria Sforza and Bona of Savoy. He succeeded his father when he was seven but remained under his mothers regency. In 1481 she was repressed by his uncle, Ludovico 'il Moro'.
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Gian Galeazzo II Sforza o Giovan Galeazzo Sforza (Abbiategrasso, 20 de junio de 1469 - Pavía, 21 de octubre de 1494) fue un aristócrata italiano, sexto duque de Milán. Síntesis biográfica. Nacido en Abbiategrasso, hijo de Galeazzo Maria Sforza y su segunda esposa, Bona de Saboya. Sólo tenía 7 años de edad cuando en 1476 su padre Galeazzo Sforza fue asesinado, y Gian Galeazzo se convirtió en duque de Milán.
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Gian Galeazzo Sforza (ur. 20 czerwca 1469, zm. 21 października 1494) – książę Mediolanu w latach 1476 – 1494 z dynastii Sforzów. Syn Galeazza Marii Sforzy i Bony Sabaudzkiej. Starszy brat Bianki Marii Sforzy, cesarzowej niemieckiej. Dziad króla Polski Zygmunta II Augusta.