Sforza, Anna (1473–1497)

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Sforza, Anna (1473–1497)

Duchess of Ferrara. Name variations: Anna d'Este. Born in 1473; died in 1497; daughter of Bona of Savoy (c. 1450–c. 1505) and Galeazzo Maria Sforza (1444–1476), 5th duke of Milan (r. 1466–1476); married Alfonso I d'Este (1476–1534), 3rd duke of Ferrara and Modena, in 1491; no children. Alfonso I's second wife was Lucrezia Borgia (1480–1519).