Aluycia Gradenigo

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Aluycia Gradenigo (died 1385) was the Dogaressa of Venice by marriage to the Doge Marino Faliero (r. 1354–1355).

Aluycia was the daughter of Nicolo Gradenigo and related to doge Pietro Gradenigo. She was known for her beauty and her love life, and said to have had many affairs. She is known for her affair with Michele Steno, which was the catalyst for a failed coup d'etat by doge Faliero for which he was executed.[1]


  1. ^ Staley, Edgcumbe: The dogaressas of Venice : The wives of the doges , London : T. W. Laurie
Preceded by
Francesca Morosini
Dogaressa of Venice Succeeded by
Marina Cappello