Francesco d'Este

1698-1780, Duke of Modena and Reggio

Francesco d' Este (1698-1780) was Duke of Modena and Reggio from 1737 until his death. The Wars of the Spanish, Polish and Austrian Successions drained the Duke's finances, and as a result he began to sell his collection of antiquities.
  • Gender
  • Relationship
    Previous owner
  • Nationality
  • Born
  • Place of birth
    Europe: Southern Europe: Italy: Modena
  • Died
  • Place of death
    Europe: Southern Europe: Italy: Varese
  • Cause of death
    Unknown or unrecorded
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