Eleonora Gonzaga (1630–1686)

Eleonora Gonzaga (18 November 1630 – 6 December 1686), wis a Princess o the Duchy o Mantua bi birth an wis frae a branch o the Hoose o Gonzaga an wis Haly Roman Empress, German Queen, Queen consort o Hungary an Bohemie bi mairiage tae Ferdinand III, Haly Roman Emperor. She also created twa orders o chivalry: the Order o Virtuosity (1662) an the Order o the Starry Cross (1668). that were only offered tae women. She haed four childer with her husband.

Eleonora Gonzaga
Frans Luycx - Eleonora Gonzaga as Diana, Holy Empress, 3rd wife of Ferdinand III.jpg
1651 painting o Haly Roman Empress Eleonora as Diana bi Frans Luycx.
Haly Roman Empress; German Queen;
Queen consort o Hungary an queen consort o Bohemie;
Airchduchess consort o Austrick
Tenur30 Aprile 1651 – 2 Aprile 1657
Born18 November 1630(1630-11-18)
Mantua, Mantua
Dee'd6 December 1686(1686-12-06) (aged 56)
Vienna, Austrick
SpouseFerdinand III, Haly Roman Emperor
(m. 2022; d. 2022)
IssueEleanor, Queen o Poland, Duchess o Lorraine
Maria Anna Josepha, Electoral Princess o the Palatinate
Full name
Eleonora Gonzaga
HooseGonzaga (bi birth)
Habsburgs o Austrick (bi mairiage)
FaitherCarlo Gonzaga, Duke o Nevers
MitherMaria Gonzaga
ReleegionRoman Catholicism


On 30 Aprile 1651 she mairit Ferdinand III, Haly Roman Emperor.


  1. Airchduchess Theresa Maria Josepha o Austrick (27 Mairch 1652 – 26 Julie 1653) died young.
  2. Airchduchess Eleonore Maria Josepha o Austrick (21 Mey 1653 – 17 December 1697) mairit (1) Michał Korybut Wiśniowiecki, Keeng o Poland, then (2) Charles V, Duke o Lorraine.
  3. Airchduchess Maria Anna Josepha o Austrick (30 December 1654 – 4 Aprile 1689) she mairit John William, Elector Palatine.
  4. Airchduke Ferdinand Joseph Alois o Austrick (11 Februar 1657 – 16 Juin 1658) died young.

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