List of Great Italian Historical Personalities Started With "F"

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List of Great Italian Historical Personalities Started With "F"

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Farnese, Alessandro (Valentano, Viterbo, 1520-Rome 1589) he was nominated cardinal being very young; he ordered construction of splendid villa in Caprarola, finished construction of Palazzo Farnese in Rome and was a protector of artists and scholars (A.Caro, G.Della Casa, P.Bembo, G.Vassari).
Farnese, Julia (1474-1524) (named the Beautiful) Roman noble woman. She was a daughter of Pier Luigi and a lover of Rodrigo Borgia even after he became a pope Alexander VI and after her marriage with Orsino Orsini. She influenced a lot her lover and brought a lot of success to her own family, especially to her brother Alessandro, who became later the pope Paul III.
Farnese, Odoardo (Parma 1573-1626) cardinal since 1591; he influenced a lot some of the popes; embellished Palazzo Farnese in Rome; after 1622 he was ruling the dukedome of Parma.
Farnese, Ottavio a son of Alessandro Farnese (future pope Paul III); 2nd duke of Parma and Piacenza from 1547-1586 (after his elder brother Pier Luigi was murdered); a husband of Margherita d'Austria (M. di Parma), a daughter of Charles V.
Farnese,
Pier Luigi
Duke of Castro in 1537 and the 1st duke of Parma and Piacenza in 1545. He was assasined in 1547 by the members of Piacenza's nobilty with the aid of Gonzaga
Farnese, Ranuccio (1530-1565) he was nominated Cardinal at the age of 15, later became a bishop of Bologna and archbishop of Naples.
Fea, Carlo (Pigna, Imperia, 1753- Rome 1836) Italian archeologist. Being a priest, he was nominated by Pius VII a minister of ancient epoch territories: thus, he gave the impulse to the excavations of the Roman Forum and to legislation of the defence of the artistic patrimony. He wrote many works dedicated to the ancient classic culture and a Description of Rome and its outlines (1824).
Fellini, Federico (1920-1993) Italian film director. His films include La Dolce Vita (1959), 8? (1963), Satyricon (1969), Intervista (1987), and The Voice of the Moon (1990).
Ferdinand I Bourbon (1751-1825) king of the Two Sicilies in 1816-1825; king of Naples in 1759-1806; 1815-1825, as Ferdinand IV, being dispossessed by Napoleon in 1806-1815.
Ferdinand V (1452-1516) known as Ferdinand the Catholic, king of Castile in 1474-1504; as Ferdinand II, king of Aragon in 1479-1516 and Sicily in 1468-1516; as Ferdinand II, king of Naples in 1504-1516. His marriage to Isabella I of Castle in 1469 led to the union of Aragon and Castile and his reconquest of Granada from the Moors in 1492 completed the unification of Spain. He introduced the Inquisition in 1478, expelled the Jews from Spain in 1492, and financed Columbus' voyage to the New World.
Ferdinand VII (1784-1833) King of Spain in 1808 and 1814-1833. He participated the Carlist Wars by excluding his brother Don Carlos as his successor.
Flaminius, Gaius Nepotus (...-217 b.C.) Roman statesman and general: built the Flaminian Way (Via Flaminia); defeated by Hannibal at Trasimene in 217.
Francis I of Austria (1768-1835) last Holy Roman Emperor in 1792-1806) and the first emperor of Austria in 1804-1835. The Holy Roman Empire was dissolved in 1806 following his defeat by Napoleon at Austerlitz.
Frederick II (1194-1250), Holy Roman Emperor in 1220-1250, king of Germany in 1212-1250, and king of Sicily in 1198-1250.
Frederick Barbarossa (1123-1190), officially called Frederick I. The Holy Roman Emperor in 1155-1190, king of Germany in 1152-1190. His attempt to asert imperial rights in Italy ended in his defeat at Legnano (1176) and the independence of the Lombard cities (1183).
Fulvius Nobilior, Marcus (2nd century b.C.) Roman general and politcian. Pretor of Spain in 193, consul in 189, ended the war against Etols on hard conditions for the latter; occupied Ambracia (in Epir) and transferred the treasures of art from there to Rome...
Furius Camillus, Marcus (end of the 5th century b.C. - 365 b.C.) Roman general and politician, consul in 403, six times military tribune, dictator in 396, ...
Furius Camillus, Lucius (4th century b.C.) Roman general, son of Marcus. Dictator in 350 and consul in 349,...
Furius Camillus, Lucius son of Lucius, consul in 338 and in 325...
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