Doges of Venice

Schematic illustration of the election process of the Doge of Venice

The Doges of Venice

The Doge was the head of the Venetian Republic. Read more about the Doge of Venice here.

  1. Paoluccio Anafesto (697-717)
  2. Marcello Tegalliano (717-726)
  3. Orso Ipato (726-737)

For five years Byzantium appointed a lower ranking military leader, the magister militum, for one year terms:

  • Leone (737)
  • Felice Carnicola (738)
  • Teodato Ipato (739)
  • Giuliano (740)
  • Giovanni Fabriciaco (741)

After these five years the Venetians resumed choosing their own Doge.

  1. Teodato Ipato (742-755)
  2. Galla Gaulo (755-756)
  3. Domenico Monegario (756-764)
  4. Maurizio Galbaio (764-787)
  5. Giovanni Galbaio (787-804)
  6. Obelerio Antenorio (804-810)
  7. Agnello Partecipazio (811-827)
  8. Giustiniano Partecipazio (827-829)
  9. Giovanni Partecipazio I (829-836)
  10. Pietro Tradonico (836-864)
    • with his son Giovanni Tradonico (836-863)
  11. Orso Partecipazio I (864-881)
  12. Giovanni Partecipazio II (881-887)
  13. Pietro Candiano I (887-888)
  14. Pietro Tribuno (888-912)
  15. Orso Partecipazio Il (912-932)
  16. Pietro Candiano II (932-939)
  17. Pietro Badoer (939-942)
  18. Pietro Candiano III (942-959)
  19. Pietro Candiano IV (959-976)
  20. Pietro Orseolo I (976-978)
  21. Vitale Candiano (978-979)
  22. Tribuno Menio or Memmo (979-991)
  23. Pietro Orseolo ll (991-1008)
  24. Ottone Orseolo (1008-1026)
  25. Pietro Centranico (1026-1032)
  26. Domenico Flabanico (1032-1043)
  27. Domenico Contarini (1043-1071)
  28. Domenico Selvo (1071-1085)
  29. Vitale Falier (1085-1096)
  30. Vitale Michiel I (1096-1102)
  31. Ordelat Falier (1102-1118)
  32. Domenico Michiel (1118-1129)
  33. Pietro Polani (1130-1148)
  34. Domenico Morosini (1148-1156)
  35. Vitale Michiel II (1156-1172)
  36. Sebastiano Ziani (1172-1178)
  37. Orio Mastropiero (1178-1192)
  38. Enrico Dandolo (1192-1205)
  39. Pietro Ziani (1205-1229)
  40. Jacopo Tiepolo (1229-1249)
  41. Marino Morosini (1249-1253)
  42. Reniero Zen (1253-1268)
  43. Lorenzo Tiepolo (1268-1275)
  44. Jacopo Contarini (1275-1280)
  45. Giovanni Dandolo (1280-1289)
  46. Pietro Gradenigo (1289-1311)
  47. Marino Zorzi (1311-1312)
  48. Giovanni Soranzo (1312-1328)
  49. Francesco Dandolo (1329-1339)
  50. Bartolomeo Gradenigo (1339-1342)
  51. Andrea Dandolo (1343-1354)
  52. Marin Falier (1354-1355)
  53. Giovanni Gradenigo (1355-1356)
  54. Giovanni Dolfin (1356-1361)
  55. Lorenzo Celsi (1361-1365)
  56. Marco Corner (1365-1368)
  57. Andrea Contarini (1368-1382)
  58. Michele Morosini (1382)
  1. Antonio Venier (1382-1400)
  2. Michele Steno (1400-1413)
  3. Tommaso Mocenigo (1414-1423)
  4. Francesco Foscari (1423-1457)
  5. Pasquale Malipiero (1457-1462)
  6. Cristoforo Moro (1462-1471)
  7. Nicolò Tron (1471-1473)
  8. Nicolò Marcello (1473-1474)
  9. Pietro Mocenigo (1474-1476)
  10. Andrea Vendramin (1476-1478)
  11. Giovanni Mocenigo (1478-1485)
  12. Marco Barbarigo (1485-1486)
  13. Agostino Barbarigo (1486-1501)
  14. Leonardo Loredan (1501-1521)
  15. Antonio Grimani (1521-1523)
  1. Andrea Gritti (1523-1538)
  2. Pietro Lando (1539-1545)
  3. Francesco Donà | (1545-1553)
  4. Marcantonio Trevisan (1553-1554)
  5. Francesco Valier (1554-1556)
  6. Lorenzo Priuli (1556-1559)
  7. Girolamo Priuli (1559-1567)
  8. Pietro Loredan (1567-1570)
  9. Alvise Mocenigo (1570-1577)
  10. Sebastiano Venier (1577-1578)
  11. Nicolò Da Ponte (1578-1585)
  12. Pasquale Cicogna (1585-1595)
  13. Marino Grimani (1595-1605)
  14. Leonardo Donà delle Rose (1606-1612)
  15. Marcantonio Memmo (1612-1615)
  16. Giovanni Bembo (1615-1618)
  17. Nicolò Donà (1618)
  18. Antonio Priuli (1618-1623)
  19. Francesco Contarini (1623-1624)
  20. Giovanni Corner I (1625-1629)
  21. Nicolò Contarini (1630-1631)
  22. Francesco Erizzo (1631-1646)
  23. Francesco Molin (1646-1655)
  1. Carlo Contarini (1655-1656)
  2. Francesco Corner (1656)
  3. Bertuccio Valier (1656-1658)
  4. Giovanni Pesaro (1658-1659)
  5. Domenico Contarini (1659-1675)
  6. Nicolò Sagredo (1675-1676)
  7. Alvise Contarini (1676-1684)
  8. Marcantonio Giustinian (1684-1688)
  9. Francesco Morosini (1688-1694)
  10. Silvestro Valier (1694-1700)
  11. Alvise Mocenigo II (1700-1709)
  12. Giovanni Corner II (1709-1722)
  13. Alvise Mocenigo III (1722-1732)
  14. Carlo Ruzzini (1732-1735)
  15. Alvise Pisani (1735-1741)
  16. Pietro Grimani (1741-1752)
  17. Francesco Loredan (1752-1762)
  18. Marco Foscarini (1762-1763)
  19. Alvise Mocenigo IV (1763-1778)
  20. Paolo Renier (1779-1789)
  21. Ludovico Manin (1789-1797)

Following the end of the Republic of Venice, the city was administered by Podestà and Mayors under the French and Austrian dominations, and then under Italy.

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