Tag: Count

Antonio di Porcia e Brugnera

(born c.1508)   Count Antonio di Porcia e Brugnera in Art: Tiziano (c.1488-1576) Ritratto del conte Antonio di Porcia e Brugnera 1535–1540 Oil on canvas, 115 x 93 cm Pinacoteca di Brera, Milano    

Luchino Visconti

(1906–1976) Luchino Visconti di Modrone, conte di Lonate Pozzolo Filmography as Director:   Il Gattopardo 1963 Director: Luchino Visconti Starring: Burt Lancaster, Claudia Cardinale     La caduta degli dei 1969 Director: Luchino Visconti Starring: Dirk Bogarde, Ingrid Thulin  …

Albert de Balleroy

(1828–1872) Albert Felix Justin de la Cour de Balleroy Comte Albert de Balleroy in Art: Fantin-Latour, Henri (1836-1904) Hommage à Delacroix 1864 Musée d’Orsay, Paris     Manet, Édouard (1832-1883) La Musique aux Tuileries 1862 National Gallery, London     Born August 15 1828…

François I (France)

(1494–1547) François d’Orléans François d’Angoulême Count of Angoulême Duke of Valois King of France (1515–1547) See also: • Château du Clos Lucé, Amboise (France) Born September 12 1494 Cognac (France) Died March 31 1547 Rambouillet (France) Sister Marguerite de Navarre (1492-1549) Occupation Art…

François Cabarrus

(1752–1810) Francisco Cabarrús y Lalanne François Cabarrus Comte de Cabarrús Vicomte de Rambouillet François Cabarrus in Art: Francisco Cabarrús 1788 Banco de España, Madrid   Born October 8 1752 Bayonne (France) Died April 27 1810 Sevilla (España) Daughter Thérésa Cabarrus, Madame Tallien…

Joseph Bonaparte

(1768–1844) Joseph-Napoléon Bonaparte, born Giuseppe di Buonaparte Comte de Survilliers King of Spain and the Indies (1808–1813) King of Naples and Sicily (1806–1808) Joseph Bonaparte in Film: Désirée 1954 Director: Henry Koster Cast: Marlon Brando, Jean Simmons   Born January 7 1768 Corte,…

Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington

(1769–1852) Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington, FRS Prime Minister of Great Britain The Duke of Wellington in Film: Waterloo 1970 Director: Sergei Bondarchuk Starring: Rod Steiger, Christopher Plummer   Born May 1 1769 Dublin (Ireland) Died September 14 1852 Walmer Castle, Kent (England)

Leo Tolstoy

(1828–1910) Count Lev Nikolayevich Tolstoy   Works: • A Confession (1879–1880) ◊ Ma confession (French) • A Critical Essay on Shakespeare (1906) • A Letter to a Hindu (1908) • A Russian Proprietor, and Other Stories (1852–1859) • Anna Karenina (1873–1877) ◊ Anna Karenina (Dutch)…

Juan Pacheco

(1419–1474) Juan Fernández Pacheco y Téllez Girón 1st Duke of Escalona (1472) 1st Marquis of Villena 1st Count of Xiquena Juan Pacheco in Film: Isabel 2012–2014 Director: Jordi Frades Starring: Michelle Jenner, Rodolfo Sancho     Born 1419 Belmonte, Cuenca (España) Died October…