Main meanings of Farnese, Alessandro in English

: Farnese, Alessandro1Farnese, Alessandro2

Farnese, Alessandro1

Pronunciation /fɑːˈneɪzeɪ/ /fɑːˈneɪzi/

proper noun

Main meanings of Farnese, Alessandro in English

: Farnese, Alessandro1Farnese, Alessandro2

Farnese, Alessandro2

Pronunciation /fɑːˈneɪzeɪ/ /fɑːˈneɪzi/

proper noun

  • Duke of Parma (1545–92), Italian general and statesman. While in the service of Philip II of Spain he acted as Governor General of the Netherlands (1578–92). He captured Antwerp in 1585, securing the southern Netherlands for Spain.