Michele Antonio del Vasto (26 March 1495 – 18 October 1528) was the Marquess of Saluzzo from 1504 until his death.
Born in Saluzzo, the elder son of Ludovico II of Saluzzo and Margaret of Foix-Candale, he was Count of Carmagnola until he succeeded to his father. He took part, initially alongside Ludovico, in the Italian Wars of Louis XII and Francis I of France. In particular, he distinguished himself at the Battle of Pavia (1525).
Michele Antonio died from wounds sustained by a cannonball at the Battle of Aversa. According to his last will, he was buried in the church of Santa Maria in Aracoeli in Rome, while his heart was kept in Piedmont.
|Michele Antonio del Vasto|
|Marquess of Saluzzo|
|Born||26 March 1495|
|Died||18 October 1528 (aged 33)|
|Buried||Santa Maria in Aracoeli, Rome|
|Noble family||House of Aleramici|
|Father||Ludovico II, Marquess of Saluzzo|
|Mother||Margaret of Foix-Candale|
| Marquess of Saluzzo
Year 1495 (MCDXCV) was a common year starting on Thursday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar).1528
Year 1528 (MDXXVIII) was a leap year starting on Wednesday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.Aleramici
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