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Nobil Huomo Giorgio Cornaro
, called "Padre della Patria" (Venice
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, 1452 – Venice, 31 July 1527), Cavaliere
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del Sacro Romano Impero
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, Patrizio Veneto
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Podestà is the name given to certain high officials in many Italian cities, since the later Middle Ages, mainly as Chief magistrate of a city state , but also as a local administrator, the representative of the Emperor.The term derives from the Latin word potestas, meaning power...
Brescia is a city and comune in the region of Lombardy in northern Italy. It is situated at the foot of the Alps, between the Mella and the Naviglio, with a population of around 197,000. It is the second largest city in Lombardy, after the capital, Milan...
in 1496, Procurator of San Marco
The office of Procurator of San Marco was the second most prestigious life appointment in the Republic of Venice .-History:...
He was the son of Nobil Huomo
Marco Cornaro, Cavaliere del Sacro Romano Impero, Patrizio Veneto (Venice, December 1406 - Venice, 1 August 1479) and wife, married in 1444, Fiorenza Crispo (1422 - 14??), daughter of Nicholas Crispo, Lord of Syros
Nicholas Crispo, Patrizio Veneto , became Lord of Syros in 1420 and Regent of the Duchy of Naxos and of the Archipelagos between 1447 and 1450...
, and wife Valenza=Eudokia Komnena. His sister was Catherine Cornaro
Nobil Donna Catherine Cornaro was Queen of Cyprus from 1474 to 1489 and declared a "Daughter of Saint Mark" in order that Venice could claim control of Cyprus after the death of her husband, James II .-Family:She was born in Venice in 1454 and was the daughter of a well-known and powerful family of...
, Queen of Cyprus.
Married in Venice in 1475 Nobil Donna
Elisabetta Morosini, Patrizia Veneta, and had issue, called "Cornaro della Regina".