List of Great Italian Historical Personalities Started With "O"

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List of Great Italian Historical Personalities Started With "O"

Alphabetically Listing "O" - Fact Sheets and Figures on Roman History of Persons

Octavia died 11 b.C., wife of Mark Antony; sister of Augustus
Order of Santo Sepolcro di Gerusalemme (Order of the Holy Sepulchre of Jerusalem) an equestrian pontificial order which origins come from either Goffredo di Buglione, or from Baldovino di Fiandra, or even from Saint James, the first bishop of Jerusalem. In 1496 Alexander VI established a military order named "of the Holy Sepulchre" to honor the noble personalities who made a pilgrimage to the Holy Land.
Oriani, Alfredo (Faenza 1852-Casola Valsenio, Ravenna, 1909) Italian writer, historian and essayist. By the will of his father he got a diploma of a lawer after studies in Universities of Rome and Naples, but worked as a lawer for a short time. He moved to Casola Valsenio, where he had a country-house and dedicated himself to writing...
Orsini, Giambattista (died in Rome in 1503) Italian prelate; cardinal since 1483; he was supporter of Ferdinando di Aragona, king of Naples and of Sicily against Sicilian barons supported on their turn by the pope Innocent VIII, who obliged him letter to accept pontificial politics and in compensation made Orsini the archi-bishop of Taranto in 1491. After the conflict with the Borgia's, during the pontificate of Alexander VI Borgia, he was poisoned and died in Castel Sant'Angelo in Rome.
Orsini, Latino (...-1477) arch-bishop of Trani and abbot of Farfa, cardinal since 1448.
Otto III (980-Castel Paterno, near Viterbo, 1002) king of Germany (983) and emperor (996-1002), son of Otto II. He was crowned in Verona......
Ottoboni, Pietro (1667-1740) the last representative of the prominent Venetian family, cardinal.
Ovid (Sulmona 43 b.C- Tomi 17 a.C.) (Publius Ovidus Naso) Latin poet. His verse includes poems on love, Ars Amatoria, on myths, Metamorphoses, and on his syfferings in exile, Tristia
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