Mantua

Duchy of Mantua

Lords of Mantua
1328-1433


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Gonzaga 1328 - 1389

  • Ludovico I Gonzaga (1268 – 1360) elected People's Captain.
  • Guido Gonzaga (1290 – 1369) People's Captain.
  • Ludovico II Gonzaga (1334 – 1382) People's Captain.
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  Gonzaga 1389 - 1391

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  Gonzaga from 1394

  • Francesco I Gonzaga (1366 – 1407) People's Captain.

Francesco I Gonzaga was permitted to use the arms of Visconti by Gian Galeazzo, Duke of Milan in 1389. In 1394, Emperor Wenceslas, King of Bohemia granted him an augmentation of the arms of Bohemia.


Marquesses of Mantua

1433-1530


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Mantua from 1433

  • Gianfrancesco I, (1395 – 1444), Lord of Mantua 1407–1433 and Marquess of Mantua from 1433 to 1444. The first Gonzaga to bear the title of Marquess, which he was granted by Emperor Sigismund on 1433.
  • Ludovico III Gonzaga (1412 – 1478) Marquess of Mantua.
  • Federico I Gonzaga (1441 – 1484) Marquess of Mantua.
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Mantua 1510 - 1519

  • Francesco II (or IV) Gonzaga (1466 – 1519) Marquess of Mantua and Gonfalonier of the Church from 1510.


Dukes of Mantua
1530-1708

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Dukes of Mantua from 1530

  • Federico II of Gonzaga (1500 – 1540) Marquess of Mantua from 1484 and Duke of Mantua from 1530. Also Marquis of Montferrat from 1536.
  • Francesco III Gonzaga, (1533 – 1550) Duke of Mantua and Marquess of Montferrat from 1540. Son of Federico II of Gonzaga and Maria Palaeologina of Montferrat.

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Mantua from 1575

  • Guglielmo I Gonzaga, (1538 – 1587) Duke of Mantua and Marquess of Montferrat, then (from 1574) Duke of Montferrat (as Guglielmo X of Monferrato) from 1550.

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Mantua from 1588

  • Vincenzo I of Gonzaga, (1562 –  1612) Duke of Mantua and Montferrat. Founder of the Order of the Precious Blood in 1608.
  • Francesco IV Gonzaga (1586 – 1612) Duke of Mantua and Montferrat.
  • Ferdinand I Gonzaga (1587 – 1626) Duke of Mantua and Montferrat.
  • Vincenzo II Gonzaga (1594 – 1627) Duke of Mantua and Montferrat.

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Dukes of Mantua,Montferrat, Nevers and Rethel.

  • Charles Gonzaga-Nevers (1580 – 1637) Duke of Mantua and Montferrat. Duke of Nevers and Rethel.
  • Charles II Gonzaga (1629 – 1665) Duke of Mantua and Montferrat.
  • Ferdinando Carlo Gonzaga (1652 – 1708) Duke of Mantua and Montferrat. P rince d'Arches and the last ruler of the Duchy of Mantua of the House of Gonzaga.

 


 

Dukes of Rethel and Nevers
1566-1659

 

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Luigi of Gonzaga-Nevers (1539-1595)

  • Louis Gonzaga (1539 –1595) Duke of Nevers, son of Francesco III Gonzaga, (1533 – 1550) Duke of Mantua. Married Henriette of Cleves, heiress to the Duchies of Nevers and Rethel. Chevalier du Saint-Esprit.
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Gonzaga-Nevers


  • Charles Gonzaga-Nevers (1580 – 1637) Duke of Mantua and Montferrat. Duke of Nevers and Rethel.
  • Charles II Gonzaga (1629 – 1665) Duke of Mantua and Montferrat, sold the Duchies of Nevers and Rethel in 1659 to Cardinal Mazarin. Married with Maria Gonzaga, daughter of Francesco IV Gonzaga (1586 – 1612).


Counts and Dukes of Guastalla
1539-1746

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Counts of Guastalla

  • Ferrante I Gonzaga, (1507- 1557) Count of Guastalla, the first of the branch of the Gonzaga of Guastalla from 1539. Knight of the Golden Fleece.
  • Cesare I Gonzaga (1530 – 1575) Count of Guastalla.
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Dukes of Guastalla

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Ferrante II Gonzaga (1563 – 1630)

  • Ferrante II Gonzaga (1563 – 1630) Count of Guastalla from 1621 Duke of Guastalla. Knight of the Golden Fleece.
  • Cesare II Gonzaga (1592 – 1632) Duke of Guastalla.
  • Ferrante III Gonzaga (1618 – 1678) Duke of Guastalla.
  • Vincenzo Gonzaga (1634 – 1714) Duke of Guastalla from 1692. Knight of the Golden Fleece.
  • Antonio Ferrante Gonzaga (1687 – 1729) Duke of Guastalla.
  • Giuseppe Gonzaga (1690 –1746) the last Duke of Guastalla.

In 1748 at the Treaty of Aix-La-Chapelle, Guastalla was ceded to the Spanish, together with the Duchy of Parma and Piacenza, with which it was merged.
 

Lords of Novellara and Bagnolo

1371-1515

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Counts of Novellara and Bagnolo

  • Feltrino Gonzaga (c. 1330 – 1374) Lord of Novellara and Bagnolo from 1371, younger son of Ludovico I Gonzaga (1268 – 1360) People's Captain of Mantua.
  • Guido (d.1399) Lord of Novellara and Bagnolo.
  • Giacomo (d.1441) Lord of Novellara and Bagnolo.
  • Francesco I (d.1484) Lord of Novellara and Bagnolo.
  • Giampietro  (1469-1515) Lord of Novellara and Bagnolo.

 Counts of Novellara and Bagnolo

1515-1728

  • Alessandro I (1496-1530) Count of Novellara and Bagnolo from 1515.
  • Francesco II (1519-1577) Count of Novellara and Bagnolo.
  • Camillo I (1521-1595) Count of Novellara and Bagnolo .
  • Alfonso I (1529-1589) Count of Novellara and Bagnolo.
  • Camillo II (1581-1650) Count of Novellara and Bagnolo until 1640.
  • Alessandro III (d.1644) Count of Novellara and Bagnolo.
  • Camillo II (1581-1650) Count of Novellara and Bagnolo.
  • Alfonso II (1616-1678) Count of Novellara and Bagnolo.
  • Camillo III (1649-1727) Count of Novellara and Bagnolo.
  • Filippo Alfonso (1702-1728) Count of Novellara and Bagnolo.


Other cadets

  • Vespasiano I Gonzaga (1531 – 1591) Duke of Sabbioneta and Traetto, Marquis of Ostiano, and Count of Rodigo and Fondi, Grandee of Spain, Knight of the Golden Fleece.
  • Francesco I Gonzaga (1577-1616), 3rd Marquess of Castiglione de Stiviere, Lord of Castelgoffredo, Grandee of Spain, Knight of the Golden Fleece.
  • Annibal Gonzague (1602-1668), Prince de Saint-Martin and Duke of Sabionetta. Knight of the Golden Fleece.
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Francesco I Gonzaga (1577-1616)

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Annibal Gonzague (1602-1668)