Giovanni II Cornaro

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Giovanni II Cornaro, sometimes Corner (4 August 1647 – 12 August 1722) was a Venetian nobleman and statesman; he served as the 111th Doge of Venice from 22 May 1709 until his death.

Cornaro was born and died in Venice. a career statesman from a noble family; during his time as Doge he led Venice in war against the Ottoman Empire, culminating in the signing of the Treaty of Passarowitz in 1718. He was succeeded as Doge by Sebastiano Mocenigo. His dogaressa was Laura Conaro.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Staley, Edgcumbe: The dogaressas of Venice : The wifes of the doges. London : T. W. Laurie
This article incorporates information from the equivalent article on the Italian Wikipedia.
Political offices
Preceded by
Alvise II Mocenigo
Doge of Venice
1709–1722
Succeeded by
Alvise III Mocenigo