Marino Faliero, the Beheaded Doge

Marino Faliero, the Beheaded Doge

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Monday, 13 June

Faliero was the 55th Doge of Venice, a man who was, at least for a time, well respected. But his legacy is that he was the only doge decapitated for treason.  

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