Casale Monferrato

The fortified town from an engraving of 1745. On the left the river Po, and to the right the star-shaped cittadella
Memorial to asbestos victims on the former Eternit factory site.
Piazza Mazzini
The Torre Civica
The Cathedral's narthex
Piazza Mazzini; in the background Via Saffi leads past the civic tower towards Piazza Castello
Santa Caterina. Note the elliptical drum
The Theatre
Neoclassical façade of Santa Croce by Francesco Ottavio Magnocavalli
Ai caduti: the war memorial
Palazzo Treville
Palazzo San Giorgio, the town hall
Portrait of Anna d'Alençon by Macrino d'Alba
Niccolò Musso, self-portrait
Ascanio Sobrero
Roberto Bolle
Piazza Santo Stefano
Church of Santo Stefano
Carlo Alberto
The Castle
The Torre Civica
San Domenico
Synagogue of Casale
The cathedral of Sant’Evasio

Town in the Piedmont region of Italy, in the province of Alessandria.

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Province of Alessandria

Italian province, with a population of some 425,000, which forms the southeastern part of the region of Piedmont.

Sacro Monte di Crea, Paradise Chapel.

The province was created by the Royal Decree n. 3702 of 23 October 1859, the Legge Rattazzi, as a union of five of the six provinces which had formed the Division of Alessandria (the provinces of Alessandria, Acqui, Asti, Casale and Tortona) plus the Province of Novi which had formed part of the Division of Genoa.

War of the Mantuan Succession

Related conflict of the Thirty Years' War, caused by the death in December 1627 of Vincenzo II, last male heir in the direct line of the House of Gonzaga and ruler of the duchies of Mantua and Montferrat.

The successful claimant, Charles I Gonzaga, Duke of Mantua
Vincenco II, whose death in December 1627 sparked the war
Siege of Casale Monferrato, 1630
French chief minister Cardinal Richelieu; the war ultimately proved a major foreign policy success for France

Fighting centred on the fortress of Casale in Montferrat, which the Spanish besieged twice, from March 1628 to April 1629, then September 1629 to October 1630.

Aloysius Gonzaga

Italian aristocrat who became a member of the Society of Jesus.

Aloysius Gonzaga (right) depicted in a painting by Guercino, c. 1650
Aloysius de Gonzaga as a boy
Statue of Saint Aloysius Gonzaga, St. Joseph's Church, Macao
Painting of Aloysius Gonzaga in Marmoutier Abbey, Alsace, France
Saint Aloysius Gonzaga in Glory by Giovanni Battista Tiepolo, incomplete provenance
St. Aloysius Senior Secondary School, Jabalpur in India
St. Aloysius Gonzaga Church on the campus of Gonzaga University in Spokane, Washington

He also repeatedly visited the houses of the Capuchin friars and the Barnabites located in Casale Monferrato, the capital of the Gonzaga-ruled Duchy of Montferrat where the family spent the winter.

Hilary of Poitiers

Bishop of Poitiers and a Doctor of the Church.

The Ordination of Saint Hilary, from a 14th-century manuscript
Constantius II coin.
Opera omnia (1523)

In northwest Italy the church of Sant’Ilario at Casale Monferrato was dedicated to St. Hilary as early as 380.

War of the Austrian Succession

The last of the three major Bourbon-Habsburg wars of the first half of the 18th century.

The Battle of Fontenoy by Pierre L'Enfant. Oil on canvas.
Maria Theresa, Queen regnant of Hungary and Bohemia and Archduchess of Austria, Holy Roman Empress
Europe after the Treaty of Vienna (1738), Habsburg Monarchy in gold
Lands of the Bohemian Crown; in 1742, most of Silesia was ceded to Prussia
Charles Emmanuel III of Sardinia, who entered the war by the September Treaty of Worms
Louis XV of France by Maurice Quentin de La Tour
Frederick the Great, by Wilhelm Camphausen; his position at the end of 1744 was extremely precarious
Maria Theresa's husband, Francis I, elected Holy Roman Emperor on 13 September 1745
Victory at Fontenoy in May 1745 re-established French confidence
Philip V of Spain's family by Louis-Michel van Loo
Charles III of Spain by Anton Raphael Mengs
The Prince of Conti by Alexis Simon Belle
The Genoese charge during the Battle of Bassignano in 1745
Infante Philip of Spain by Laurent Pécheux
Map of the Low Countries; Bergen op Zoom, upper center
Europe in the years after the Treaty of Aix-la-Chapelle in 1748
Flag of the East India Company (founded in 1600)
British Admiral Edward Boscawen besieged Pondicherry in the later months of 1748.
Vice-Admiral Edward Vernon
The Franco-Spanish fleet commanded by Don Juan José Navarro drove off the British fleet under Thomas Mathews near Toulon in 1744.
The Prussian infantry during the Battle of Mollwitz, 1741
King George II at the Battle of Dettingen, 1743
The Duke of Lorraine and Imperial troops crossing the Rhine before Strasbourg, 1744
View of the British landing on the island of Cape Breton to attack the fortress of Louisbourg, 1745
The British fleet bombarding the Corsican port of Bastia in 1745
The Battle of Fontenoy, 11 May 1745
Colonels of the French Guards and British guards politely discussing who should fire first at the battle of Fontenoy, 1745
The Battle of Rocoux in 1746, between the French and the British, Dutch and Austrians
The Battle of Cape Finisterre, 1747
Marshal Maurice de Saxe at the Battle of Lauffeld, 1747
Taking and looting of the fortress of Bergen-op-Zoom in 1747

The other was Italy, where a Franco-Spanish army under Maillebois and Infante Philip defeated the Sardinians at Bassignano on 27 September, then captured Alessandria, Valenza and Casale Monferrato.

Casale F.B.C.

The victorious Nerostellati of 1914: Gallina (goalkeeper, holding his flat cap), Maggiani, Scrivano, Rosa, Luigi Barbesino, Giuseppe Parodi, Caira, Angelo Mattea, Giovanni Gallina, Amedeo Varese, Bertinotti.

A.S.D. Casale Foot Ball Club (formerly A.S. Casale Calcio) is an Italian football club, based in Casale Monferrato, Piedmont.


City in western Slovakia, 47 km to the northeast of Bratislava, on the Trnávka river.

Square of the Holy Trinity
Town Hall
University of Trnava
Anton Malatinský Stadium
Pedestrian zone
Park of Belo IV
Gothic church of St.Nicolas
Aerial photography of Trnava
Town hall of Trnava

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Capital city of the Province of Pescara, in the Abruzzo region of Italy.

Old town
The poet Gabriele d'Annunzio
Government building, seat of the Province of Pescara
Gabriele D'Annunzio's birthplace house.
Pescara Cathedral
Aurum, built in 1910 in Art Nouveau style
La Nave fountain, Pietro Cascella
Fater S.p.a. headquarters.
Piazza Salotto, Pescara main square
Ponte del Mare, "Bridge of the sea"
The marina at the mouth of the river
Pescara railway station.

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William VIII, Marquis of Montferrat

The Marquis of Montferrat from 1464 until his death.

The Marquisate of Montferrat (in brick red) in the context of late 15th century Italy.

When William died in Casale Monferrato, he was succeeded by his brother Boniface III.

Urbano Rattazzi

Italian statesman.

He studied law at Turin, and in 1838 began his practice, which met with marked success at the capital and Casale.