Cosimo III de' Medici, Grand Duke o Tuscany

Cosimo III de' Medici, Grand Duke o Tuscany (14 August 1642 – 31 October 1723) wis the penultimate Grand Duke o Tuscany. He reigned frae 1670 tae 1723. He wis a member o the Hoose o Medici he mairit Marguerite Louise d'Orléans, a first cousin o Keeng Louis XIV o Fraunce an haed childer.

Cosimo III
Volterrano, Cosimo III de' Medici in grand ducal robes (Warsaw Royal Castle).jpg
Cosimo in granducal robes, with Tuscan regalia
Grand Duke o Tuscany
Ring23 May 1670 – 31 October 1723
PredecessorFerdinando II
SuccessorGian Gastone
Born14 August 1642
Palazzo Pitti, Florence, Tuscany
Dee'd31 October 1723(1723-10-31) (aged 81)
Palazzo Pitti Florence, Tuscany
BuirialBasilica o San Lorenzo, Tuscany
ConsortMarguerite Louise d'Orléans
IssueFerdinando, Grand Prince o Tuscany
Anna Maria Luisa, Electress Palatine
Gian Gastone, Grand Duke o Tuscany
Full name
Cosimo de' Medici
HooseHoose o Medici
FaitherGrand Duke Ferdinando II
MitherVittoria della Rovere
ReleegionRoman Catholicism
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  1. Ferdinando de' Medici, Grand Prince o Tuscany (b.1663 d.1713) mairit Violante Beatrice o Bavarie, nae issue.
  2. Anna Maria Luisa de' Medici (b.1667 d.1743) mairit Johann Wilhelm, Elector Palatine, nae childer.
  3. Gian Gastone de' Medici, Grand Duke o Tuscany (b.1671 d.1737) mairit Anna Maria Franziska o Saxe-Lauenburg, nae issue.

Titles an stylesEedit

  • 14 August 1642 – 23 Mey 1670 His Highness The Grand Prince o Tuscany.
  • 23 Mey 1670 – 5 Februar 1691 His Highness The Grand Duke o Tuscany.
  • 5 Februar 1691 – 31 October 1723 His Ryal Highness The Maist Serene Grand Duke o Tuscany.

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