Isabella d'Este 1474-1539-Marchesa of Mantua & a leading woman of the Italian Renaissance as a major cultural & political figure, a patron of the arts & a leader of fashion. "Liberal and magnanimous Isabella" "Supreme among women" She was physically attractive & possessed lively eyes & was "of lively grace". She married Francesco Gonzaga & their attraction deepened into love. At the time of her wedding, Isabella was pretty, slim, graceful & well-dressed. Her long, fine hair was dyed pale…
Thomas Radclyffe, Earl of Sussex, maternal cousin of Anne Boleyn, Katheryn Howard, and Elizabeth I The Earl of Sussex was one of the ablest political figures in Tudor England, as witnessed by his ability to hold senior posts under all three monarchs in the latter half of the sixteenth century. This was a remarkable feat at a time when political pendulum swung violently between the Protestant Edward VI, the Catholic Mary I, and finally the Protestant Elizabeth I. by lisby1, via Flickr
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Isabella d'Este was Marchesa of Mantua and one of the leading women of the Italian Renaissance as a major cultural and political figure. She was a patron of the arts as well as a leader of fashion, whose innovative style of dressing was copied by women throughout Italy and at the French court. The author Matteo Bandello described her as having been "supreme among women". Diplomat Niccolò da Correggio went even further by hailing her as "The First Lady of the world".
(7) I am not a political figure. The fact is I am a humanitarian figure and always will be.Princess Diana was beloved the world over and her influence cannot be understated. She is perhaps one of the most political, non-political figures in history. 'She was a role model for all of us. In my heart she will never be forgotten.'