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The Medici — Cosimo II. de' Medici, Grand Duke of Tuscany

Großherzog Cosimo II. de' Medici von der Toskana
Grand Duke Cosimo II. de' Medici of Tuscany

Born:
12. May 1590

Deceased:
28. February 1621 (of pulmonary consumption)

Father:

Grand Duke Ferdinand I. de' Medici of Tuscany (1549-1609)


Mother:

Christina of Lorraine (1565-1636)


Spouse:

Maria Magdalena (1587-1631), daughter of Archduke Karl II. of Inner-Austria; in 1599 Cosimo's father, Ferdinand I. de Medici, asked in the name of his son for the hand of Maria Magdalena's elder sister Maria Christina, but the latter did not want to marry again after her very unhappy first marriage.


Children:

see: Maria Magdalena of Inner-Austria


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