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Andrea Doria

(1466—1560)


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(1466–1560)

doge of Venice (1528–60), an outstanding soldier and admiral. He fought for Francis I and Charles V, expelled the French from Genoa in 1528, and took power himself, creating the aristocratic republic. His descendants contributed six doges and numerous officials to the state.

Subjects: Early Modern History (1500 to 1700).


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