Pandolfo Petrucci, ruler of Siena, who died on 21st May 1512.

On this day in history: Death of Pandolfo Petrucci, ruler of Siena

Pandolfo Petrucci, an influential figure in the history of Siena, dominated the political landscape of the Tuscan city from the late 15th century into the early 16th century. Born in 1452, Petrucci’s rise to power was marked by his cunning political acumen and strategic alliances, which ultimately established him as the de facto ruler of […]

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