Sforza, Maddalena (1472–1490)

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Sforza, Maddalena (1472–1490)

Noblewoman of Pesaro. Name variations: Maddalena Gonzaga. Born in 1472; died in 1490; daughter of Margaret of Bavaria (1445–1479) and Frederigo also known as Federico Gonzaga (1441–1484), 3rd marquis of Mantua (r. 1478–1484); sister of Elisabetta Montefeltro (1471–1526); first wife of Giovanni Sforza (1466–1510), lord of Pesaro. Giovanni's second wife was Lucrezia Borgia ; his third Ginevra Tiepolo Sforza .