Tag: Head of state

  • The Doge

    The Doge

    The doge was the elected head of the Venetian Republic. He was elected for life by an arcane process that also included drawing lots.

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  • Long live the doge

    Long live the doge

    Viva il doge – Long live the doge – the writing on the wall celebrating the election of Andrea Gritto as doge in april 1523

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