Andrea Doria

Genoa admiral and condottiero


The Genoese enter into negotiations for a colossal statue of Andrea Doria, which they desired to obtain from the hand of Michelangelo. Its execution must have been seriously contemplated, for the Senate of Genoa banked 300 ducats for the purpose.

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Symonds, John Addington: "The Life of Michelangelo Buonarroti", Modern Library (New York), p.237


September 12

on Wednesday

5 years, 8 months, 16 days later

Andrea Doria defeats his former allies, the French, and establishes the independence of Genoa.

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The moon was a new moon that night.
Sunrise in Genoa was at 5:52 AM and sunset was at 5:59 PM.

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