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Isabella d’Esta born in 19th May 1474 A.D. and died #onthisday 13th February 1539 A.D. and was Marchesa of Mantua one of the important and leading women of the Italian renaissance, she was a major political and cultural figure.

Isabella was remembered as the patron of arts and a leader of Fashion, because of her special and innovative style dress sense, which was copied by many women throughout the French and Italian courts.

Even the poet Ariosto said she was a “liberal and Magnanimous Isabella”. this was used to explain how she was a modern and amazing type of lady..

In the year of 1500 A.D. she met King Louis XII of France in Milan on a diplomatic mission and she managed to persuade him to not send his troops against Mantua..

 

 

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