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Marchi, Francesco De'

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Marchi, Francesco De'

  • 1504–1576
  • military engineer and architect working for Margherita of Austria, natural daughter of Charles V and widow of Alessandro de' Medici.
  • author of an early systematic and influential treatise on military architecture, the Architettura militare (published in 1577)
  • undertook the first diving expedition to study the ancient Roman ships of Caligula in the Lago di Nemi in 1535 together with Bufalini.
  • took part in the creation of Leonardo Bufalini's first map of Rome
  • like Francesco Paciotto he worked on the Palazzo Farnese in Parma for Ottavio Farnese, Duke of Parma and second husband of Margherita of Austria (or Parma)
  • biographical entries in Dizionario Biografico degli Italiani and Wikipedia (both in Italian)
 
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