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Francesco I de' Medici, Grand Duke o Tuscany

Francesco I de' Medici
Francesco I de Medici.jpg
Francesco bi Bronzino.
Grand Duke o Tuscany
Ring21 Aprile 1574 – 17 October 1587
PredecessorCosimo I
SuccessorFerdinando I
Born25 March 1541
Palazzo Pitti, Florence
Dee'd19 October 1587(1587-10-19) (aged 46)
Medici Villa, Poggio a Caiano, Tuscany
BuirialBasilica o San Lorenzo, Florence, Tuscany
SpouseJoanna o Austrick
Bianca Cappello
IssueEleonora, Duchess o Mantua
Anna de' Medici
Maria, Queen o Fraunce
Filippo, Grand Prince o Tuscany
HooseMedici
FaitherCosimo I
MitherEleanor o Toledo
ReleegionRoman Catholicism


MairiageEedit

Grand Duke Francesco I o Tuscany mairit Joanna o Austrick 18 December 1565 in Florence. Joanna wis a daughter o Ferdinand I, Haly Roman Emperor an neice o Charles V, Haly Roman Emperor. They haed seven childer together. In Aprile 1578, Joanna – heavily pregnant with her eighth child – fell from the stairs in the Palazzo Pitti in Florence. Some hours later, she prematurely gave birth tae a son, who died immediately. She died the next day on 11 Aprile. Grand Duke Francesco subsequently mairit his mistress, Bianca Cappello, making her grand duchess.



ChilderEedit

  1. Eleonora de' Medici (28 Februar 1567 – 9 September 1611), who mairit Vincenzo Gonzaga, Duke o Mantua an haed childer.
  2. Romola de' Medici (20 November 1568 – 2 December 1568)
  3. Anna de' Medici (31 December 1569 – 19 Februar 1584)
  4. Isabella de' Medici (30 September 1571 – 8 August 1572)
  5. Lucrezia de' Medici (7 November 1572 – 14 August 1574)
  6. Maria de' Medici 26 Aprile 1575 – 3 Julie 1642) mairit Keeng Henri IV o Fraunce an haed childer.
  7. Filippo de' Medici, Grand Prince o Tuscany (20 Mey 1577 – 29 Mairch 1582)


Teetles an stylesEedit

  • 25 Mairch 1541 – 21 Aprile 1574 His Highness The Grand Prince o Tuscany.
  • 21 Aprile 1574 – 17 October 1587 His Highness The Grand Duke o Tuscany.