Tuscany is a region in west-central Italy that lies along the Tyrrhenian and Ligurian seas. It comprises the provinces of Massa Carrara, Lucca, Pistoia, Prato, Firenze, Livorno, Pisa, Arezzo, Siena, and Grosseto. The region is regarded as the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance. 


Latitude: 43.461392175568
Longitude: 11.244506835937

Timeline of Events Associated with Tuscany

Date Event Manage
1 Feb 1848

Tuscan uprising

Italy before unificationTuscan patriotic upraising against Austrian Duke (February 1848), which led to a short-lived constitution. Image: An image of non-unified Italy (1815-1870), William Shepherd, Historical Atlas (New York: Henry Holt and Company, 1911). This image is in the public domain in the United States because its copyright has expired.

To supporters of Italian independence, the short-lived uprising in Tuscany, leading to a new constitution as well as freedom of the press and of religious practice, seemed to be the first step to overthrowing foreign rulers


Alison Chapman, "On Il Risorgimento"


Marjorie Stone, “On the Post Office Espionage Scandal, 1844″