Pasquale Malipiero

Pasquale Malipiero, called the dux pacificus (1392 in Venice – May 5, 1462 in Venice) was a Venetian statesman who served as the 66th Doge of Venice from October 30, 1457 until his death.[1][2] He succeeded Francesco Foscari,[3] and was specifically elected by enemies of the Foscari family. In 1458, he signed into law a number of measures limiting the power of the Council of Ten.

Pasquale Malipiero
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Gentile Bellini, Portrait of the doge Pasquale Malipiero.
Doge of Venice
In office
Preceded byFrancesco Foscari
Succeeded byCristoforo Moro
Personal details
Venice, Republic of Venice
Died5 May 1462
Coat of arms of Pasquale Malipiero

Malipiero was interred in the Basilica di San Giovanni e Paolo, a traditional burial place of the doges. He was succeeded as Doge by Cristoforo Moro.

Pasquale was married to Giovanna Dandolo.[4]


  1. ^ MACKAY, George Eric (1878). The Doges of Venice chronologically arranged, with historical notes. Venice: National Central Library of Florence. pp. 91–92. OCLC 562056502.
  2. ^ Okey, Thomas (1930). Venice and its story. London; Toronto; New York: Library of Alexandria. ISBN 9781465562944. OCLC 565226084.
  3. ^ Partridge, Loren (2015). Art of Renaissance Venice, 1400–1600. University of California Press. p. 31. ISBN 978-0-520-28180-6.
  4. ^ Hurlburt, Holly S (2006). The Dogaressa of Venice, 1200-1500: Wife and Icon. Palgrave Macmillan US. p. 105. ISBN 978-1-137-03782-4. OCLC 1047630945.
Political offices
Preceded by Doge of Venice
Succeeded by