Francesco Sforza (il Duchetto)

Francesco Sforza
"il Duchetto"
Duke of Milan
Count of Pavia

Francesco Sforza
Noble family Sforza
Father Gian Galeazzo Sforza
Mother Isabella of Naples
Born (1491-01-30)30 January 1491
Died 1512 (aged 2021)

Francesco Sforza, nicknamed Il Duchetto ("The Little Duke"; 30 January 1491 1512) was the eldest son of Gian Galeazzo Sforza, Duke of Milan, and Isabella of Naples.

He was Count of Pavia from 1491 to 1499. In the latter year, as the French troops conquered Milan, he was carried to France by King Louis XII.

Francesco died falling from a horse at Angoulême in 1512.

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