Incisione raffigurante il doge Lorenzo Tiepolo.

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He was elected on 23 July 1268 with the last and final electoral reform for the election of the doge approved by the M.C. meeting inside St. Mark's Basilica.

Nine alternating steps of election and drawing of lots were established, culminating in the selection of the 41 electors who finally chose the doge.

Lorenzo Tiepolo had been, among others, count of Veglia, podestà in several cities (Treviso, Padua, Fermo and Fano) and had fought in the East as captain general da mar in 1256, bringing to Venice the two Acritan pillars and the stone of the proclamation later placed ne

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