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Tommaso I del Vasto, IV marchese di Saluzzo

Nicknames: "Thomas I Marquis of Saluzzo in Piedmont"
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Birthplace: Cuneo, Piedmont, Italy
Death: Died in Cuneo, Piedmont, Italy
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Son of Manfredo del Vasto, III marchese di Saluzzo and Beatrice de Savoie
Husband of Leugia Luisa de Ceva di saluzzo
Father of Manfredo IV del Vasto, marchese di Saluzzo; Alice of Saluzzo, Countess of Arundel; Violante di Saluzzo; Jean De Saluces; Eleonora di Saluzzo and 1 other
Half brother of Constanza II de Sicilia, reina consorte de Aragón; Alasia di Saluzzo, Countess of Lincoln and Adelaida di Saluzzo

Occupation: Marquis Of Saluzzo
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About Tommaso I del Vasto, IV marchese di Saluzzo

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thomas_I_of_Saluzzo -------------------- Thomas I (died 1296) was the fourth margrave of Saluzzo from 1244 to his death. He succeeded his father Manfred III.

Under the reign of Thomas, Saluzzo blossomed, achieving a greatness which had eluded his ancestors. He crafted a state whose borders remained unchanged for over two centuries. He extended the march to include Carmagnola. He was often at odds with Asti and he was a prime enemy of the Charles of Anjou and his Italian pretensions. During his tenure, he made Saluzzo a free city, giving it a podestà to govern in his name. He defended his castles and roccaforti (strongholds) vigorously and built many new ones in the cities. He was succeeded by his son Manfred. -------------------- Fourth margrave of Saluzzo Made Saluzzo a free city Extended borders of state - to where it remained for two centuries -------------------- Thomas I (died 1296) was the fourth margrave of Saluzzo from 1244 to his death. He succeeded his father Manfred III.

Under the reign of Thomas, Saluzzo blossomed, achieving a greatness which had eluded his ancestors. He crafted a state whose borders remained unchanged for over two centuries. He extended the march to include Carmagnola. He was often at odds with Asti and he was a prime enemy of the Charles of Anjou and his Italian pretensions. During his tenure, he made Saluzzo a free city, giving it a podestà to govern in his name. He defended his castles and roccaforti (strongholds) vigorously and built many new ones in the cities. He was succeeded by his son Manfred.

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Tommaso I, IV marchese di Saluzzo's Timeline

1244
1244
Cuneo, Piedmont, Italy
1258
1258
Age 14
Saluzzo, Cuneo, Piemonte, Italy
1260
1260
Age 16
1268
1268
Age 24
Saluzzo, Cuneo, Italy
1269
May 18, 1269
Age 25
Province of Cuneo, Piedmont, Italy
1270
1270
Age 26
1273
1273
Age 29
1296
December 23, 1296
Age 52
Cuneo, Piedmont, Italy
1992
December 19, 1992
Age 52
December 19, 1992
Age 52