Milan L'è on grand Milan.Milan is a big Milan,ancient national saying

06 November 2011


Francesco I Sforza (1401-1466) was the founder of the Sforza dinasty in Milan.Sforza was the first european duke to follow a foregin policy based on the concept of the "balance of the power" and the 1st italian native to conduct extensive diplomacy outside his country.Sforza modernised the city of Milan very hard.He create a very modern taxation system that generated enormous revenues for him,the city and the citizen,his court became the center of the Renaissance,arts and culture.People of Milan love him,he founded the Ospedale Maggiore now Milan University.In the pics you can see a details of his personal crest along the Castello Sforzesco wall,the dragon and the eagles are clearly visible with his firsts letters name.