Italy. Pavia. The Regisole monument in front of the Cathedr
Italy. Pavia. The Regisole (Sun King). Bronze classical equestrian monument. Destroyed in 1796. In 1937 sculptor Francesco Messina was entrusted with the execution of a copy, according to ancient reproductions. The new Regisole was relocated in front of the Cathedral.
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ALARCӎ, Hernando de (1466 - 1540). Spanish military
ALARCӎ, Hernando de (1466 - 1540). Spanish military that excelled in the Italian Wars. He participated in the Battle of Pavia in 1525, the sack of Rome in 1527 and the Tunisian campaign of Charles V in 1535. Portrait in 'Retratos de Espas ilustres'. Madrid. 1791. Engraving. SPAIN. ARAGON. Zaragoza. Academia General Militar (General Military Academy).
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The Battle of Alcolea
The revolutionary army of General Francisco Serrano y Domuez defeated the royalist troops of Manuel Pav Marquis de Novaliches, on the bridge at Alcolea, near Cordoba. The revolutionaries' success at this battle forced Queen Isabella II into exile in France and allowed Serrano to enter the capital, form a Provisional Government, convoke the Cortes Constituyentes in February 1869, and be appointed successively president of the executive and regent in what was known as the Glorious Revolution. Painting by Jose Maria Rodriguez de Losada (19th century). Date: 20th September 1868
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