Marco Foscarini

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Marco Foscarini (born Venice, February 4, 1696 – died there March 31, 1763) was a Venetian poet, writer and statesman who served as the 117th Doge of Venice from May 31, 1762 until his death. He studied in his youth in Bologna, and was active as a diplomat, serving as ambassador to Rome and Turin; he also served as the Procurator of St. Mark for a time. He was succeeded as Doge by Alvise Giovanni Mocenigo. Liceo classico Marco Foscarini, Venice, was named after him to honour his "History of Venetian literature".

Political offices
Preceded by
Francesco Loredan
Doge of Venice
Succeeded by
Alvise Giovanni Mocenigo