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King Charles VIII was King of France from 1483 to his death in 1498. He was a member of the House of Valois.… [More] His intervention in Italy initiated the long series of Italian Wars which characterized the first half of the 16th century in Europe. [Less]
1893: Harold Laski
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1926: Paul Berg
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