- an Italian family that ruled Milan and Lombardy from 1277 to 1447.
- Gian Ga·leaz·zo [jahn gahlyaht-saw] /ˈdʒɑn ˈgɑlyɑt sɔ/, 1351–1402, Milanese leader who conquered much of N Italy.
- Lu·chi·no [loo-kee-naw] /luˈki nɔ/, 1906–76, Italian stage and film director.
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Other themes are more character-based, such as the “Bowie, Cocteau, Visconti” section, in deference to dandies and dapper men.What Drives Fashion Designer Dries Van Noten
March 4, 2014
Nothing to recall to you that the ages of Bentivoglio and of Visconti have fled for ever.
Readers fond of statistics may consult the works of Briccolani and Visconti.
Visconti estimates the weight of the silver at thirty thousand ounces.
For instance, there is the case of the negligent ruler, Nino de' Visconti.Confessions of a Book-Lover
Maurice Francis Egan
Of all Italian tyrants, this Visconti was the most difficult to serve.New Italian sketches
John Addington Symonds
- the ruling family of Milan from 1277 to 1447
- Luchino, real name Luchino Visconti de Modrone. 1906–76, Italian stage and film director, whose neorealist films include Ossessione (1942). His other films include The Leopard (1963), Death in Venice (1970), and The Innocents (1976)