Entonces Federico luchó contra sus antiguos patrones florentinos, a la cabeza del ejército de Sixto, tras el fracaso de la conspiración de los Pazzi, en la que estuvo no solamente profundamente involucrado sino que orquestó el plan, convenció al papa Sixto IV y a Fernando I de Nápoles a intervenir, intentando asesinar a Lorenzo de Médicis, para encumbrar a la pequeña República de ...
No dia 1 de dezembro, às 9 horas da manhã dirigiram-se os fidalgos e os seus criados, todos bem armados, ao Paço da Ribeira, onde entraram nos aposentos da princesa regente, a vice-rainha Margarida Gonzaga, duquesa viúva de Mântua, prima do rei Habsburgo, que facilmente a encontraram e obrigaram a escrever ao alcaide do Castelo de São Jorge para não os atacar e prenderam-na, passando a ...
Ferdinand II, Holy Roman Emperor and his second wife, Eleonora Gonzaga, Princess of Mantua. Even though they had no children, their marriage was perceived to be a "happy" one. In 1600, Ferdinand married Maria Anna of Bavaria (1574–1616) , daughter of Duke William V of Bavaria.
The siege of Kolberg took place from March to July 1807 during the War of the Fourth Coalition, part of the Napoleonic Wars.An army of the First French Empire and several foreign auxiliaries (including Polish insurgents) of France besieged the fortified town of Kolberg, the only remaining Prussian-held fortress in the Province of Pomerania.
Claudio Giovanni Antonio Monteverdi (baptized 15 May 1567 – 29 November 1643) was an Italian composer, choirmaster and string player.A composer of both secular and sacred music, and a pioneer in the development of opera, he is considered a crucial transitional figure between the Renaissance and Baroque periods of music history.
The final Palaeologus Marquis, John George, Marquis of Montferrat, died in 1533 and rule of Montferrat was then given to Federico II Gonzaga, Duke of Mantua, by Holy Roman Emperor Charles V. The last female member, Margaret Paleologa , married to Federico II, died in 1566, rendering the Montferrat cadet branch extinct.
Catherine (1593–1629), married Ferdinando Gonzaga, Duke of Mantua, later Governor of Siena Francesco (1594–1614), died unmarried Carlo (1595–1666), died unmarried