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Milan

facts in brief


The Citadel. Part of
Braun and Hogenberg I-42 map
The Citadel. Part of Braun and Hogenberg I-42 map







Facts in brief:

One of nation's richest cities; sacked by Attila the Hun 452 & Goths 539; battled for autonomy with nearby cities 11th-12th cen.; controlled by Sforza family 15th cen. & by Spain 1540-1706; won independence from Austria 1848; heavily bombed during WW II.

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