The Tron were a noble family of Venice whose most prominent member, Nicolò Tron, served as the Doge of Venice from 1471 to 1473. Other members of the family served as procurators, senators, generals and ambassadors of the Venetian Republic. The family rose to particular prominence in the 15th century as maritime traders and local rulers in Corfu and Crete. The line had allegedly become extinct by the 19th century.
The Tron family moved to France, where it thrived and grew in Buchony. At some point, the family divided and a part relocated to the valley of Ubaye and the city of Barcelonnette.
By the early 20th century, parts of both branches of the family moved to México, where it remains and grows to this day, mainly in México City and Morelia, Michoacán.
The family's origins are unclear, although 18th-century genealogists, including Marco Barbaro in his Albori de' patritii veneti have proposed that they originally came from Ancona. They are thought to have built the now demolished Chiesa di San Boldo in Venice in the 11th century, and there are records in Venice of a Marco "Truno" dating from 1159. The family had three branches: San Stae (from the Venetian parish of San Stae), San Beneto (from the Venetian parish of San Beneto), and Candia (from the Kingdom of Candia, the name of Crete when it was a colony of the Venetian Republic).
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Nicolò Tron was an Italian politician, businessman and agronomist, citizen of the Republic of Venice.