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Isabella d'Este was Marchesa of Mantua and one of the leading women of the Italian Renaissance as a major cultural and political figure. She was a patron of the arts as well as a leader of fashion, whose innovative style of dressing was copied by women throughout Italy and at the French court. The author Matteo Bandello described her as having been "supreme among women". Diplomat Niccolò da Correggio went even further by hailing her as "The First Lady of the world".

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1935: US Senator Huey Long of Louisiana is assassinated at the State Capitol in Baton Rouge on September 8. The assassin is physician Carl Weiss, who shot Long to avenge the gerrymandering of his father-in-law out of a judgeship. The murder silenced one of America's most outspoken and controversial political figures, revered by some as a champion of the poor and reviled by others as a dictator.

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from Teachers Pay Teachers

Collection of Quotes by Famous Hispanics Bulletin Board Set

Spanish! Collection of 25 Quote Posters-Famous Hispanic writers, artists, and political figures. Decorate your bulletin board, use them for motivations and writing prompts!

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from Harper's BAZAAR

Street Style: New York Fashion Week Spring 2014

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Isabella d'Este 1474-1539-Marchesa of Mantua & a leading woman of the Italian Renaissance as a major cultural & political figure, a patron of the arts & a leader of fashion. "Liberal and magnanimous Isabella" "Supreme among women" She was physically attractive & possessed lively eyes & was "of lively grace". She married Francesco Gonzaga & their attraction deepened into love. At the time of her wedding, Isabella was pretty, slim, graceful & well-dressed. Her long, fine hair was dyed pale…

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History: In the video above we see a important political figure named Carlos Lleras Restrepo. This picture was taken when he was the president of Colombia from 1966-1970. After his presidency was over he was accused of rigging the Election in 1970. He was one of the most important political figures in Colombia. Today, his son is following his path to politics.

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If Breaking Bad Was Cast With Political Figures

If Breaking Bad Was Cast With Political Figures. Pinned from Funny or Die.

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