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Francesco I. de' Medici, Grand Duke of Tuscany, 1561


Born on:

25. March 1541


Deceased on:

20. October 1587


Father:

Cosimo I. de' Medici (1519-1574), Grand Duke of Tuscany


Mother:

Eleonora of Toledo (1522-1562)


Spouses:
  1. Johanna (or Giovanna) of Austria (1547-1578), the youngest daughter of Emperor Ferdinand I. ( 1564) (only availabe in German) and Anna of Hungary and Bohemia ( 1547); the wedding of Johanna and Francesco was celebrated in Florence on 15. December 1565
  2. Bianca Capello or Bianca Cappello (1548-1587); initially his mistress; the wedding of Bianca and Francesco took place on 5. June 1578

Children:

from his first marriage, see: Johanna of Austria

from his relationship and second marriage with Bianca Capello (or Cappello): his son Antonio, born on 29. August 1576, deceased on 2. May 1621


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