A city of northwest Italy south of Milan. Originally a Roman stronghold known as Ticinum, it served as capital of the Lombard kings before 1359 and later became a leading Italian city-state.x
- The acts of the synod of Pistoia were published in Italian and Latin at Pavia in 1788.
- He was educated at Pavia and Bologna, and in 1812 became professor of law at the latter university.
- By the treaty of Pavia in this year, Louis granted the Palatinate of the Rhine and the upper Palatinate of Bavaria to his brother's sons, Rudolph II.
- In 725 Luidprand purchased and removed to Pavia the body of St Augustine of Hippo from Cagliari, whither it had been brought in the 6th century by the exiled bishop of Hippo.
- LUIGI CREMONA (1830-1903), Italian mathematician, was born at Pavia on the 7th of December 1830.