History of Italy Genova, 1720-1797

Republic of Genova, 1660-1720

In 1672 Savoy-Piemont's second attempt to annex Genova failed (Della Torre Coup).
In 1684 Genova was bombarded by French forces, without a previous provocation or declaration of war.

Article Genoa,. from Catholic Encyclopedia, 1909 edition
DOCUMENTS Coat of Arms, Province of Genova, from International Civic Heraldry
REFERENCE Krause/Mishler, Standard Catalogue of World Coins : Eigteenth Century, 1701-1800, Krause 1997

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