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Padova history

In 1848 Padua took part in the revolts against the Austrians and got free from them only in 1866


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HISTORY


The origins of Padua are prehistoric, but the town developed in particular with the Romans in the second century B.C.

Padua underwent the invasion of the Longobards and in the Middle Ages it faced a dark period because of the domination of some powerful families: the Ezzelino, the Della Scala and the Da Carrara families.

Padua underwent the invasion of the Longobards and in the Middle Ages it faced a dark period because of the domination of some powerful families: the Ezzelino, the Della Scala and the Da Carrara families.

Only in 1405 it became part of the Republic of Venice and its history.

In 1848 Padua took part in the revolts against the Austrians and got free from them only in 1866.

Today Padua is an important university town and one of the most beautiful towns in Veneto.




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