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Beatrice d’Este (1475-1497)

"Beatrice d´Este (29 June 1475 – 3 January 1497), was duchess of Bari and Milan by marriage to Ludovico Sforza (known as "il Moro"). She was reputed as one of the most beautiful and accomplished princesses of the Italian Renaissance. A member of the Este family, she was the younger daughter of Ercole I d´Este and the sister of Isabella d´Este and Alfonso d´Este." - ( 17.11.2019)

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Wife of Ludovico Sforza (1452-1508)
daughter of Ercole I d´Este, Duke of Ferrara (1431-1505) [father of], Eleanor of Naples, Duchess of Ferrara (1450-1493) [mother of]
was born Naples 29.06.1475
died 02.01.1497
mother of Maximilian Sforza (1493-1530) [son of], Ludovico Sforza (1452-1508) [father of]
mother of Francesco II Sforza (1495-1535) [son of], Ludovico Sforza (1452-1508) [father of]


bride Ludovico Sforza (1452-1508) 18.01.1491

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