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The House of the Della Rovere — Francesco Maria della Rovere, Duke of Urbino

Francesco Maria della Rovere, Herzog von Urbino
Francesco Maria della Rovere, Duke of Urbino

Born:
22. March 1490

Deceased:
22. October 1538

Father:

Giovanni della Rovere (1467-1501)


Mother:

Giovanna da Montefeltro (1462-1514)


Spouse:

Leonora or Eleonora Gonzaga (1493-1550), the eldest daughter of Isabella d'Este; marriage on 2. March 1505


Children:
  1. Federigo, born in 1511, he died shortly after
  2. Guidobaldo II., born on 2. April 1514, deceased on 28. September 1574; his first spouse was Giulia da Varano (1523-1547), they married in 1534; his second spouse was Vittoria Farnese, they married in 1547; his son, Francesco Maria II. (1549-1631), from his second marriage was the last Duke of Urbino from his dynasty (Francesco Maria II. survived his son Federigo (1605-1623) and left behind only one granddaughter: Vittoria della Rovere (1622-1694))
  3. Ippolita, born c. 1515, deceased in 1533 or in 1534; since 1532 married to Don Antonio of Milan and Aragon (1506-1543), the second Duke of Montalto, son of Isabella of Aragon and Leonardo da Vinci
  4. Giulia, born in 1527, deceased on 4. April 1563; since 1549 married to Alfonso d'Este (1527-1587), Margrave of Montecchio
  5. Elisabetta, born in 1529, deceased on 6. June 1561; since 1552 married to Alberico I. Cybo Malaspina (1534-1623), Margrave of Sovrano
  6. Giulio Feltrio, Cardinal, born on 15. April 1533, deceased on 3. September 1578

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