Ticino

Lilja Slutskaja: Fascinating artistic life

Insubrica Historica exists thanks to a network of friends, all with amazing stories. These are rare and true testimonials related to the history of the Insubrica region. Today, we will write about Lilja Slutskaja (also sometimes written as Lilija Sluckaja). We can consider ourselves privileged to discuss this wonderful artist, […]

Ticinesi in Russia, 1812

An important chapter of Insubrica, which we have already mentioned in the past (see Mainoni butcher of Stans), is the Swiss army that fought for Napoleon’s campaigns. It is an important chapter, that saw many Ticinesi perishing for Napoleon, particularly in his 1812 campaign against Russia. The constant campaigning of […]