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Ferdinand III, Grand Duke o Tuscany


Ferdinand III, Grand Duke o Tuscany (German: Ferdinand Josef Johann Baptist; Italian: Ferdinando Giuseppe Giovanni Baptista; 6 Mey 1769 – 18 Juin 1824) wis Grand Duke o Tuscany frae 1790 tae 1801 an, after a period o disenfranchisement, again frae 1814 tae 1824. He wis aa the Prince-elector an Grand Duke o Salzburg (1803–1805) an Grand Duke o the Würzburg (1805–1814).

Ferdinand III
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Grand Duke Ferdinand III bi an anonymous artist.
Grand Duke o Tuscany
Ring22 Julie 1790–3 August 1801
PredecessorLeopold II
SuccessorLouis I
(as Keeng o Etrurie)
Ring27 April 1814 – 18 Juin 1824
PredecessorElisa Bonaparte
SuccessorLeopold II
Elector o Salzburg
Reing11 February 1803–25 December 1805
PredecessorHieronymus von Colloredo
(aa Archbishop o Salzburg)
SuccessorFrancis I o Austrick
(as Duke o Salzburg)
Grand Duke o Würzburg
Ring25 December 1805–1 Mey 1814
PredecessorMaximilian Joseph o Bavarie
SuccessorMaximilian Joseph o Bavarie
Born6 Mey 1769
Florence, Tuscany, Italy
Dee'd18 Juin 1824(1824-06-18) (aged 55)
SpouseLuisa o Naples
Maria Ferdinanda o Saxony
IssueLeopold II, Grand Duke o Tuscany
Airchduchess Maria Luisa
Maria Theresa, Queen o Sardinie
Full name
Ferdinando Giuseppe Giovanni Baptista
HooseHabsburg-Lorraine
FaitherLeopold II, Haly Roman Emperor
MitherMaria Luisa o Spain
ReleegionRoman Catholicism
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First mairiageEedit

On 15 August 1790, Ferdinand III mairit his cousin Princess Luisa o Naples, daughter o Keeng Ferdinando IV o Naples an III o Sicily an Maria Carolina o Austrick.


Childer with Princess LuisaEedit

  1. Airchduchess Carolina Ferdinanda Teresa (1793–1802), died young.
  2. Airchduke Francesco Leopoldo (1794–1800), died young.
  3. Leopold II, Grand Duke o Tuscany (1797–1870), mairit Maria Anna o Saxony an haed childer. Remairit Princess Maria Antonia o the Twa Sicilies an haed childer.
  4. Airchduchess Maria Luisa Giuseppa (1799–1857), born disabled and suffered a severe deformity.
  5. Airchduchess Maria Theresa (1801–1855), mairit Charles Albert o Sardinie an haed childer.
  6. Stillborn son (1802).


Second mairiageEedit

On 6 Mey 1821 the Grand Duke mairit Princess Maria Ferdinanda o Saxony. She wis a daughter o Maximilian, Hereditary Prince o Saxony an Princess Carolina o Parma. They haed nae childer.


Teetles an stylesEedit

  • 6 Mey 1769 - 22 Juin 1790 His Ryal Highness The Airchduke Ferdinando o Austrick.
  • 22 Juin 1790 - 3 August 1801 His Ryal Highness The Most Serene Grand Duke o Tuscany
  • 26 December 1802 - 25 December 1805 His Ryal Highness The Prince Elector an Grand Duke o Salzburg.
  • 25 December 1805 - 6 August 1806 His Ryal Highness The Prince Elector an Grand Duke o Würzburg.
  • 6 August 1806 - 27 Aprile 1814 His Ryal Highness The Most Serene Grand Duke o Würzburg.
  • 27 Aprile 1814 - 18 Juin 1824 His Ryal Highness The Most Serene Grand Duke o Tuscany.


External linksEedit

  Media relatit tae Ferdinand III, Grand Duke o Tuscany at Wikimedia Commons