Claudia de' Medici

Claudia de' Medici (4 Juin 1604 – 25 December 1648) was Regent of the Austrian County of Tyrol during the minority o her son frae 1632 until 1646. She wis a dochter o Ferdinando I de' Medici, Grand Duke o Tuscany an Christina o Lorraine. She was born in Florence, and was named in honour o her grandmither Claude o Fraunce, hersel granddochter o Claude, Duchess o Brittany, consort o Keeng Francis I o Fraunce.

Claudia de' Medici
Coontess o Tyrol
Duchess o Urbino
Claudia de' Medici wearing the coronet of an Archduchess of Austria by Lorenzo Lippi.jpg
Claudia de' Medici wearing a croun o an Airchduchess o Austrick bi Lorenzo Lippi.
Born4 Juin 1604(1604-06-04)
Palazzo Pitti, Florence, Tuscany
Dee'd25 December 1648(1648-12-25) (aged 44)
Pailace o Innsbruck, HRE
SpouseFederico Ubaldo, Duke o Urbino
Leopold V, Airchduke o Austrick
IssueVittoria, Grand Duchess o Tuscany
Airchduke Ferdinand Karl
Isabella Clara, Duchess o Mantua
Sigismund Franz, Coont o Tyrol
Maria Leopoldine, Haly Roman Empress
Full name
Claudia de' Medici
HooseMedici (bi birth)
Habsburgs o Austrick (bi mairiage)
FaitherGrand Duke Ferdinando I de' Medici
MitherChristina o Lorraine

First mairiageEedit

In 1620, she mairit Federico Ubaldo della Rovere, Duke o Urbino the anly son o Francesco Maria II della Rovere, Duke o Urbino. Their only child, Vittoria, would mairy a Grand Duke o Tuscany. Federico Ubaldo della Rovere died suddenly in Juin 1623.


  1. Vittoria della Rovere (7 Februar 1622 – 5 Mairch 1694) mairit Ferdinando II de' Medici, Grand Duke o Tuscany an haed issue.

Secoint mairiageEedit

On 19 Aprile 1626, the Dowager Duchess o Urbino mairit Leopold V, Airchduke o Austrick a brither o Ferdinand II, Haly Roman Emperor.


  1. Airchduchess Maria Eleonora o Austrick (1627–1629) died young.
  2. Ferdinand Karl, Airchduke o Austrick (17 Mey 1628 – 30 December 1662) mairit Anna de' Medici an haed issue.
  3. Airchduchess Isabella Clara o Austrick (12 August 1629 – 24 Februar 1685) mairit Carlo II Gonzaga, Duke o Mantua an Montferrat an haed issue.
  4. Sigismund Franz, Airchduke o Austrick, Coont o Tyrol (27 November 1630 – 25 Juin 1665) niver mairit.
  5. Maria Leopoldine o Austrick l (6 Aprile 1632 – 7 August 1649) mairit Ferdinand III, Haly Roman Emperor an haed issue.

External linksEedit

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