Giovanni Cornaro, doge di Venezia

Elected duke of the Most Serene Republic

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Bio:

The second member of the influential Cornaro family to rule Venice, Giovanni Cornaro (b. 1551) served as a military captain of Verona before being selected to the Council of Ten in 1597. He was elected doge by the conclave at the end of 1624.

Cornaro is an old man, but vigorous and alert.

Giovanni Cornaro, doge di Venezia

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