1452, Jul 271508, May 27
Duke of Milan from 1494 until 1499, following the death of his nephew Gian Galeazzo Sforza. A member of the Sforza family, he was the fourth son of Francesco I Sforza. He was famed as a patron of Leonardo da Vinci and other artists, and presided over the final and most productive stage of the Milanese Renaissance. He is probably best known as the man who commissioned The Last Supper.
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01/05/1500-Duke Ludovico Sforza's troops reconquer Milan
04/08/1500-Battle of Novara: King Louis XII beats duke Ludovico Sforza
04/10/1500-France captures duke Ludovico Sforza of Mil 
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