Muzio Attendolo Sforza (28 May 1369 – 4 January 1424), was an Italian condottiero. Founder of the Sforza dynasty, he led a Bolognese-Florentine army at the Battle of Casalecchio. He was the father of Francesco Sforza, who ruled Milan for 16 years.
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.
Muzio is an Italian given name and surname.. Notable people with the given name include: Muzio Clementi (1752-1832), Italian composer; Muzio Sforza (1369-1424), Italian nobleman and condottiero, father of Francesco I Sforza, Duke of Milan
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Muzio Attendolo Sforza (May 28, 1369 – January 4, 1424) was an Italian condottiero. Founder of the Sforza dynasty, he led a Bolognese-Florentine army at the Battle of Casalecchio . He was the father of Francesco Sforza , who ruled Milan for 16 years.
January 4 – Muzio Sforza, Italian condottiero; May 10 – Emperor Go-Kameyama of Japan; June 5 – Braccio da Montone, Italian condottiero; June 10 – Duke Ernest of Austria (born 1377) June 16 – Johannes Ambundii, Archbishop of Riga; August 12 – Yongle Emperor of China (born 1360) December 31 – Thomas Beaufort, 1st Duke of Exeter ...
Then in 1179, Roberto of Pietrapertosa became the landlord of Craco. Under Frederick II, Craco was an important military center and the Castle Tower became a prison. In 1276, a university was established in the town. During the 13th century, Craco became feudal tenure of Muzio Sforza. The population increased from 450 (1277), to 655 (1477), to ...
Bianca Maria Sforza (5 April 1472 – 31 December 1510) was a Queen of the Romans and Holy Roman Empress as the third spouse of Maximilian I, Holy Roman Emperor.She was the eldest legitimate daughter of Galeazzo Maria Sforza, Duke of Milan, by his second wife, Bona of Savoy.
The first prominent member of the family was Muzio Attendolo Sforza, 1369–1424, a farmer from the Romagna who became a noted condottiere and took the surname Sforza [the forcer]. He fought in the service of several Italian states, then became involved in the struggles for the succession to the kingdom of Naples and died while serving Queen ...