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Palazzo Madama, Rome

This palace of the 16th cent was erected by the famous Medici family.

This palace of the 16th cent was erected by the famous Medici family. It was the residence of Cardinals Giovanni and Giuliano Medici, later Pope Leo X. and Clemens VII. Catherine of Medici, Pope Clemens VII's niece lived here until her marriage in 1553 with Prince Henry, the son of King Francis I of France. The palace is named after Madama Margerita of Austria, the illigitemate daughter of Emperor Charles V.. Since 1871 it is the seat of the Italian Senate.


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About Palazzo Madama

 Piazza Madama, 00186 Roma, Italy

 +39 06 67061

 www.senato.it

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