The Republic of Lucca was an ancient and historic State of Tuscany, which lasted from 1160 to 1805 on the central Italian peninsula.
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... In 1805, the governance of Lucca was taken over by Napoleon, who merging the State of Lucca with the Principality of Piombino to become the Principality of Lucca and Piombino (1805–1809) ... Elisa began rule as the Duchess of Lucca and Princess of Piombino, based at Villa Reale di Marlia ...
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