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Giustiniano Partecipazio (o Particiaco) 827 - 829
Received the body of St. Mark in Venice and decided to build the first church
 
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Giovanni Partecipazio (o Particiaco) 829 - 836
Had the first St. Mark's built
 
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Pietro Candiano IV 959 - 976
Died in a conspiracy of the people. The church of St. Mark was destroyed by the fire set to the Doge's Palace
 
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Domenico Contarini 1043 - 1071
Had the third large St. Mark's built modelled on the Apostoleion
 
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Domenico Selvo 1071 - 1084
Crowned doge at St. Mark's "nondum perfecta". The first mosaics were made under his rule as doge
 
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Vitale Falier 1084 - 1096
Consecrated the church (1094) and finally laid the body of St. Mark to rest in the crypt.
He is buried in the atrium
 
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Felicita Michiel 1101
She is buried in the atrium
 
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Ordelaffo Falier 1102 - 1118
Commissioned the first golden altar-piece with Bisantium
 
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Enrico Dandolo 1192 - 1205
Doge of the 4th Crusade and the conquest of Constantinople
 
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