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Venetian Republic

1475

The Condottiero Bartolomeo Colleoni dies and by his will leaves a substantial part of his estate to the Venetian Republic on condition that a statue of himself should be commissioned and set up in the Piazza San Marco.

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1508

June 6

on Saturday

33 years, 5 months, 14 days later

Maximilian I, Holy Roman Emperor is defeated in Friulia by Venetian forces; he is forced to sign a 3-year truce and cede several territories to the Republic.

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The moon was in the first quarter that night.

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1508

December 10

on Thursday

6 months, 7 days later

The League of Cambrai is formed as an alliance against the Republic of Venice between Pope Julius II, Louis XII of France, Maximilian I, Holy Roman Emperor and Ferdinand II of Aragon.

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The moon was waning gibbous that night.

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https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1508

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