Gian Galeazzo died in 1494 at 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 The History of Italy ( Italian : La Historia di Italia ), he was poisoned by his uncle, Ludovico il Moro .
Mar 01, 2019 · Gian Galeazzo Sforza. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Gian Galeazzo Sforza (also Giovan Galeazzo Sforza) (20 June 1469 - 21 October 1494) was the sixth Duke of Milan. Born in Abbiategrasso, he was only 7 years old when in 1476 his father, Galeazzo Maria Sforza, was assassinated and Gian Galeazzo became the Duke of Milan.
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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 (8 March 1466), Galeazzo was in France at the head of a military expedition to help King Louis XI of France against Charles I of Burgundy .
Galeazzo Maria's heir, Gian Galeazzo, was only eight years old at the time, and it was Galeazzo Maria's brother Ludovico who finally controlled Milan after the resulting power struggle. Although he was supposedly Gian Galeazzo's guardian, Ludovico refused to give up power when Gian married Isabella of Naples in 1489, and a feud with Naples ensued.
Sep 17, 2018 · Gian Galeazzo 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 (March 8, 1466), Gian Galeazzo was in France at the head of a military expedition to help King Louis XI of France against Charles I of Burgundy.
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Sforza Family, Italian family, first named Attendoli, that produced two famous soldiers of fortune and founded a dynasty that ruled Milan for almost a century. Galeazzo Maria Sforza, tempera on panel by Peiro Pollaiolo, c. 1480; in the Uffizi Gallery, Florence
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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'. He married Isabelle de Aragon in 1489 who bore him three children. His death at the early age of...
The House of Sforza (pronounced ) was a ruling family of Renaissance Italy, based in Milan.They acquired the Duchy of Milan following the extinction of the Visconti family in the mid-15th century, Sforza rule ending in Milan with the death of the last member of the family's main branch in 1535.
In 1385 Galeazzo II’s son Gian Galeazzo seized Bernabò, who died in prison a few months later. Under Gian Galeazzo the Visconti reached their greatest power. At his death in 1402, the Visconti were dukes of Milan and counts of Pavia, and the family controlled most of northern Italy ( see Visconti, Gian Galeazzo ).