Braccio da Montone
Braccio da Montone , born Andrea Fortebracci (born July 1, 1368 in Perugia , † June 5, 1424 in L'Aquila ), was an Italian condottiere .
The additional name comes from the town of Montone , about 28 kilometers north-northwest of Perugia . At that time the place belonged to the Rione di Porta Sant'Angelo in Perugia. He was a rival of Muzio Attendolo Sforza ; both died within a few weeks in 1424, leaving their sons feuding . Braccio was lord of Perugia in 1416 and briefly controlled the city of Rome . He was killed during the siege of L'Aquila , which he last undertook on behalf of King Alfonso V. His son was Carlo da Montone (Carlo Fortebracci, 1421–1479).
- Pier Luigi Falaschi: Fortebracci, Andrea (detto Braccio da Montone). In: Fiorella Bartoccini (ed.): Dizionario Biografico degli Italiani (DBI). Volume 49: Forino – Francesco da Serino. Istituto della Enciclopedia Italiana, Rome 1997.
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- ↑ a b Pier Luigi Falaschi in: Dizionario Biografico degli Italiani
- ^ Pier Luigi Falaschi: Fortebracci, Carlo. In: Dizionario Biografico degli Italiani, Vol. 49, 1997.
|SURNAME||Montone, Braccio there|
|ALTERNATIVE NAMES||Fortebracci, Andrea (real name)|
|BRIEF DESCRIPTION||Italian condottiere|
|DATE OF BIRTH||July 1, 1368|
|PLACE OF BIRTH||Perugia|
|DATE OF DEATH||June 5, 1424|
|Place of death||L'Aquila|