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Detail of painting by Tintoretto showing Alvise I Mocenigo and his family before the Madonna.

Alvise I Mocenigo (1507-1577) was doge of Venice from 1570 to 1577. During his reign the Turks conquered the fortresses of Nicosia and Famagusta in Cyprus. Despite the victory in the Battle of Lepanto, he was forced to make peace with the Turks in 1573 and to recognize the loss of Cyprus.

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Preceded by
Pietro Loredan
Doge of Venice
1570 – 1577
Succeeded by
Sebastiano Venier
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