Alvise Giovanni Mocenigo

Alvise Giovanni Mocenigo
Doge of Venice

Portrait of Alvise Giovanni Mocenigo, 1763
Reign 1763 – 31 December 1778
Born 19 May 1701 (1701-05-19)
Died 31 December 1778 (1779-01-01) (aged 77)
Full name
Alvise Giovanni Mocenigo

Alvise Giovanni Mocenigo (1701–1778) was doge of Venice from 1763 until his death.

Political career

He restricted the privileges of the clergy and, in consequence, came into bitter conflict with Pope Clement XIII.

In trying to spur on the economy, he made important commercial agreements with Tripoli, Tunisia, Morocco, the Russian Empire, and with America.

He died on December 31, 1778. He was married in 1739 to Pisana Cornaro (d. 1769) and in 1771 to Polissena Contarini Da Mula.[1]

See also


  1. Staley, Edgcumbe: The dogaressas of Venice : The wives of the doges. London : T. W. Laurie

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Political offices
Preceded by
Marco Foscarini
Doge of Venice
Succeeded by
Paolo Renier
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