Alfonso d'Este, Lord of Montecchio
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Who is Alfonso d'Este, Lord of Montecchio?
Alfonso d'Este, Lord of Montecchio: Alfonso d'Este was an Italian nobleman. He was the illegitimate son of Alfonso I d'Este, Duke of Ferrara by his lover Laura Dianti. In 1523 his father gave him Montecchio and turned it into a feudal inheritance for cadet members of his family – in 1569 it was promoted to a marquessate by Maximilian II, Holy Roman Emperor.
- born on (488 years ago) in Ferrara, child of Alfonso I d'Este, Duke of Ferrara and Laura Dianti
- parent of Cesare d'Este, Duke of Modena
- died on (427 years ago) in Ferrara
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