Ludovico Sforza

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Ludovico Sforza
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Duke o Milan
Reign 1494–1499
Born 27 Julie 1452(1452-07-27)
Vigevano (Modren day Lombardy)
Dee'd 27 Mey 1508(1508-05-27) (aged 55)
Château de Loches (died as a prisoner o the French)
Spoose(s) Beatrice d'Este
Issue
Maximilian Sforza
Francesco II Sforza
Giovanni Paolo (illegitimate)
Bianca Sforza (illegitimate)
Faither Francesco I Sforza
Mither Bianca Maria Visconti

Ludovico Maria Sforza (an aa kent as Ludovico il Moro;[1] 27 Julie 1452 – 27 Mey 1508), wis Duke o Milan frae 1494 till 1499, follaein the daith o his nephew Gian Galeazzo Sforza.

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  1. "Il Moro" leeterally means "The Muir", an epithet said tae hae been gien tae Ludovico acause o his dark complexion. Some scholars hae positit that the name Moro came frae Ludovico's coat o airms, which contained the mulberry tree, "mora" in Italian. In modren Italian "moro" is an aa a synonym for "bruno", the masculine equivalent o "brunette" ("mora" in Italian).