Lorenzo Celsi

Lorenzo Celsi (born Venice, c. 1310 – died there 18 July 1365) was a Venetian statesman who served as the 58th Doge of Venice, from 16 July 1361 until his death.

Lorenzo Celsi
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Coat of arms of Lorenzo Celsi
Doge of Venice
In office
1361–1365
Personal details
Bornc. 1310
Died18 July 1365

BiographyEdit

He was the son of a rich family, and was previously noted for leading a flotilla against Genoa to help preserve Venetian interests. He was married to Marchesina Ghisi.[1] During his reign, Celsi confronted the revolt of St. Tito in Crete, a rebellion that overthrew the official Venetian authorities and attempted to create an independent state. Celsi was succeeded as Doge by Marco Cornaro.

ReferencesEdit

Political offices
Preceded by
Giovanni Dolfin
Doge of Venice
1361–1365
Succeeded by
Marco Cornaro