Ippolito d'Este
Ippolito d'Este
Ippolito d'Este (March 20, 1479 – September 3, 1520) was an Italian Roman Catholic cardinal, and Archbishop of Esztergom. He was a member of the House of Este.
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Una settimana di cantieri - Estense.com
Google News - over 5 years
Prenderanno il via lunedì 30 maggio i lavori di ripristino di condotte gas in via Ippolito D'Este (da via Argine Ducale a via Mulinetto) per il ripristino della condotta gas . I lavori saranno sospesi nelle fasce orarie di maggiore traffico,
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NYTimes - over 13 years
AT a dinner party not long ago, one 40-something man held everyone's attention as he entertainingly sketched out plans for his next vacation, a trip to Antarctica. Brimming with enthusiasm, even beaming, he talked about buying cold-weather gear, anticipating the novel landscapes and watching penguins. When he stopped for breath, I couldn't resist
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River Gods and Grottoes: 4 Italian Renaissance Gardens
NYTimes - over 13 years
PERHAPS on the whole, the most enchanting place in Rome,'' the 30-year-old Henry James sighed after visiting Villa Medici in January 1873, and indeed, I felt like something out of Henry James as I stood, dazed with awe and jet lag, before the villa's arched and studded door on a hot July morning. I was in Rome to see four Renaissance gardens that
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A PICK OF GARDENS ON THE CONTINENT
NYTimes - almost 35 years
FRED WHITSEY is the editor of ''Popular Gardening,'' an English weekly magazine. By FRED WHITSEY Gardens are a matter of personal taste - that of the gardener, and that of the viewer. In making my own necessarily personal selection of European gardens, I have drawn upon the experience I have had in accompanying American garden lovers around the
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Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Ippolito d'Este
    FORTIES
  • 1520
    Age 40
    Died in 1520.
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  • THIRTIES
  • 1519
    Age 39
    In 1519 he left the archbishopric of Milan to his nephew Ippolito II d'Este.
    More Details Hide Details He was a famous patron of the arts. Among his protegée were the poet Ludovico Ariosto and architect Biagio Rossetti. He died in Ferrara during his last return to Italy, from an indigestion of lobsters. He was buried in Ferrara Cathedral. His estate, inherited by Alfonso I, amounted to some 200,000 ducati. Ippolito had two illegitimate children.
  • 1514
    Age 34
    On April 22, 1514 he and his family were pardoned for all their past anti-papal acts.
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  • 1513
    Age 33
    In 1513 Ippolito moved again to Hungary but, when in his absence Leo X Medici was elected pope, he returned again to his native city.
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  • 1511
    Age 31
    On May 16, 1511 he was among the cardinals who signed the appeal to the pope to speak at the schismatic Council of Pisa.
    More Details Hide Details However, later his brother Alfonso convinced him to abandon the schism, and the pope authorized him to return to Ferrara.
  • TWENTIES
  • 1509
    Age 29
    In 1509 he successfully led a military contingent to regain the Polesine territories that the Este had lost in the war with Venice in 1484, winning the decisive battle of Polesella.
    More Details Hide Details On July 27 the pope recalled him to Rome, but, feeling his life was unsafe, Ippolito fled to Hungary.
  • 1507
    Age 27
    After Alexander's death, Pius III appointed him as bishop of Ferrara, but Ippolito was again at short terms with his successor Julius II, and in 1507 he left the Curia.
    More Details Hide Details However, the following year Julius praised him for his conduct in the Bentivoglio plot.
  • 1503
    Age 23
    He remained in Rome until February 15, 1503, and later his relationship with the pope deteriorated due to Ercole's philo-French maneuvers.
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  • 1500
    Age 20
    From the tax reports of the Curia for the year 1500, he was the fifth richest member.
    More Details Hide Details His influence grew further when his brother Alfonso married Lucrezia Borgia, Alexander VI's daughter, which granted him the title of archipresbyter of St. Peter's.
  • TEENAGE
  • 1497
    Age 17
    He was appointed archbishop of Milan in 1497 and named cardinal in 1509, after which he resided in Rome governed the archdiocese of Milan through a vicar.
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  • 1493
    Age 13
    After Matthias' death, he travelled frequently to Italy. During one of these trips, he was created cardinal by Alexander VI, on September 20, 1493.
    More Details Hide Details Three years later he returned to Italy to escape the plague that was striking Hungary and arrived in Rome with a following of 250 people.
  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1485
    Age 5
    Born in Ferrara, he was the son of Duke Ercole I d'Este and Eleonore of Aragon and was immediately educated for the ecclesiastical career. In 1485, at the age of six, he was already at the head of an abbacy and two years later, thanks to his aunt Beatrix of Aragon who had married the King Matthias Corvinus of Hungary, he was named archbishop of Esztergom in his Kingdom.
    More Details Hide Details The latter election was not confirmed by Pope Innocent VIII until he was eighteen; in the meantime Ippolito studied for seven years at the Hungarian court.
  • 1479
    Born
    Born in 1479.
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