Nicolò Zen the younger (1515–1565) was a Venetian Senator. Nicolò was the son of Caterino Zen, a prominent literary figure of the time. He was schooled in science and the humanities and became an accomplished hydraulic engineer. His political career started with securing the post of Savio agli ordini dell'arsenale (Special Commissioner for the Arsenal) at the age of 23, two years less than the minimum. He was able to purchase recognition of experience for 100 Ducats from the Council of Ten. A portrait of Zen by Titian was discovered in Kingston Lacy in 2008.

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  • Nicolò Zen the younger (1515–1565) was a Venetian Senator. Nicolò was the son of Caterino Zen, a prominent literary figure of the time. He was schooled in science and the humanities and became an accomplished hydraulic engineer. His political career started with securing the post of Savio agli ordini dell'arsenale (Special Commissioner for the Arsenal) at the age of 23, two years less than the minimum. He was able to purchase recognition of experience for 100 Ducats from the Council of Ten. A portrait of Zen by Titian was discovered in Kingston Lacy in 2008. (en)
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  • Nicolò Zen the younger (1515–1565) was a Venetian Senator. Nicolò was the son of Caterino Zen, a prominent literary figure of the time. He was schooled in science and the humanities and became an accomplished hydraulic engineer. His political career started with securing the post of Savio agli ordini dell'arsenale (Special Commissioner for the Arsenal) at the age of 23, two years less than the minimum. He was able to purchase recognition of experience for 100 Ducats from the Council of Ten. A portrait of Zen by Titian was discovered in Kingston Lacy in 2008. (en)
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