Editors. "Genoa regains its independence as a republic". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 November 2010
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Andrea Doria, acting in the service of the Holy Roman Emperor, enters Genoa. This city-state regains its independence as a republic, under the protection of the Emperor, in a form that is to last until 1796.