Sovrani nel giardino d’Europa-Exhibition of Lorraine treasures (1737-1859)

Sovrani nel giardino d’Europa-Exhibition of Lorraine treasures (1737-1859)

Two centuries of politics and culture in Tuscany are on display at the royal palace museum in Pisa. You'll find documents and objects from the ruling family's courts and libraries. The exhibit's piece de resistance is Granduke Pietro Leopoldo's document abolishing the death penalty, the first

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Thu 18 Sep 2008 12:00 AM

Two centuries of politics and culture in Tuscany are on display at the royal palace museum in Pisa. You’ll find documents and objects from the ruling family’s courts and libraries. The exhibit’s piece de resistance is Granduke Pietro Leopoldo’s document abolishing the death penalty, the first sovereign in the world to do so. This profound justice system reform brought Tuscany to the forefront of modern political, institutional, economic and cultural life. For more information, see www.pisaeilorena.it

 

 

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