History in Milan
Ancient Celtic village was conquered by the Romans in the III
century a.C. where they founded the denominated city capital Mediolanum
of the empire of west.
In the 539 fù ransacked by the barbaric populations.
The Longobardis (774) governed the territories of the region
actually to the XI century d.C.
period of the development of the communes.
From 1277 to 1447 the Viscounti administered the city and in 1450 the Ducato
in Milan passed under the government of Francesco Sforza.
From 1535 to 1713 the city suffered the Spanish domination.
In 1700, following the Spaniards
they occupied the territories the Austrians and then French.
In this period Milan became of the Republic capital Cisalpina and then of the Italic Kingdom.
In 1815 the Austro-Ungaricis returned to govern
but in 1848 the city rose up,
in 1859 it entered to belong to the Savoia
and in 1861 to the Kingdom of Italy
a flourishing economic-financial center becoming.
the name derives from the ancient Empire Romano.