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The Habsburgs — Maria Magdalena of Inner-Austria, Grand Duchess of Tuscany

Maria Magdalena von Innerösterreich, Großherzogin von der Toskana
Maria Magdalena of Inner-Austria, the future Grand Duchess of Tuscany

Her mother, Maria of Bavaria, Archduchess of Inner-Austria, called her "Madele" (in: Friedrich von Hurter: Maria, Erzherzogin zu Oesterreich, Herzogin von Bayern, Schaffhausen 1860, p. 217)


Born:
7. October 1587 (NOT in 1589!, look at the letters of her mother Maria von Bayern, in: Friedrich von Hurter: Maria, Erzherzogin zu Oesterreich, Herzogin von Bayern, Schaffhausen 1860 and Susanne Helene Betz: Die innerösterreichische Erzherzogin Maria Magdalena (1587-1631) und ihre Heirat mit Cosimo II. de Medici im Jahre 1608, Wien 2008)

Deceased:
1. November 1631

Father:

Archduke Karl II. of Inner-Austria (1540-1590)


Mother:

Maria of Bavaria (1551-1608)


Spouse:

Cosimo II. de' Medici (1590-1621), Grand Duke of Tuscany; marriage on 19. October 1608


Children:
  1. her daughter Maria Christina, born on 24. August 1609, deceased on 2. August 1632 (according to the inscription on her grave in the church San Lorenzo in Florence she died on 6. August 1632); mentally defective since birth
  2. her son Ferdinand II., born on 14. July 1610, deceased on 24. March 1670
  3. her son Gian Carlo, born on 4. July 1611, deceased on 22. January 1663, Cardinal since 1644
  4. her daughter Margherita, born on 31. May 1612, deceased on 6. February 1679; on 11. November 1628 she was married to Odoardo I. Farnese (1612-1646), the Duke of Parma and Piacenza; they had the following six children: Ranuccio II. (1630-1694), Maria Maddalena (1633-1693), Alessandro (1635-1689), Orazio (1636-1656), Caterina (1637-1684) and Pietro (1639-1677); her famous great-granddaughter was Elizabeth Farnese (1692-1766), Queen of Spain
  5. her son Matthias, born on 9. May 1613, deceased on 11. October 1667
  6. her son Francesco, born on 16. October 1614, deceased on 25. June 1634
  7. her daughter Anna, born on 21. July 1616, deceased on 12. September 1676
  8. her son Leopoldo, born on 6. November 1617, deceased on 16. November 1675; Cardinal since 1667

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