Profession: Duke of Milan
Why Famous: Patron of Leonardo da Vinci and other artists, and presided over the final and most productive stage of the Milanese Renaissance.
- 1500-01-05 Duke Ludovico Sforza's troops reconquer Milan
- 1500-04-08 Battle at Novara: King Louis XII beats duke Ludovico Sforza
- 1500-04-10 France captures duke Ludovico Sforza of Milan