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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Filho de Giovanni Attendolo, um próspero fazendeiro da região de Romagna (no centro-norte da Itália), e Elisa Petraccini, uma mãe severa na educação dos filhos,  Muzio Sforza prestou seus serviços militares a diversos nobres durante o século XIV e XV, inclusive para a rainha Joana II de Nápoles, que lhe enviou em 1419 para ajudar o ...
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.
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 ...
a dynasty of Milanese dukes in the 15th and 16th centuries. The founder, Muzio Attendolo Sforza (1369–1424), was a peasant from the province of Romagna. His strength earned him the surname of Sforza, from the Italian sforzare (“to overcome by force”).