Enrico Dandolo – the Doge of Venice and His Adventure in the world of Byzantium
Enrico Dandolo (1107-1205) was one of the most venerable rulers of the Republic of Venice. He remained in history as the leader of the Western knights of the Fourth Crusade. He took advantage of the political circumstances in order to drift the crusade towards Constantinople, a city that the crusaders conquered and plundered in 1204. He died in Constantinople on June 21, 1205 and was buried in the Church of Hagia Sophia.
ION ALEXANDRU MIZGAN