. Ancient Calabria was in Lecce. Modern Calabria is in the southern extremity of Italy coasting the straits of Messina. The base of the name Gentile, was derived from an original
or appellation consists of gentle, and "noble and courteous in the way we feel and behave."
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Gentile research.Another 101 words (7 lines of text) covering the years 1528, 1441, 1507, 1492, 1503, 1484, 1486, 1484, 1489 and 1649 are included under the topic Early Gentile History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
of this family name include: Gentile, Gentili, Gentil, Gentilucci, Gentileschi, Gentilini and many more.
By the end of the 15th century, southern Italy was known as the Kingdom of Naples, ruled by the house of Aragon
. By the early eighteenth century, the Austrians had gained much of the region, under the rule of the Austrian
emperor Kales VI. However, in 1734, Spaniard Don Carlos defeated the Austrians, and the region came under Spanish rule once more. In 1799, the French invaded Naples and in 1806, Napoleon's brother Joseph was made king, but this hold on... Another 81 words (6 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Gentile Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.