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The Bourbons — Marguerite Louise of Orléans, Grand Duchess of Tuscany

Marguerite Louise von Orléans, Großherzogin von der Toskana
Marguerite Louise of Orléans, Grand Duchess of Tuscany

Born:
28. July 1645

Deceased:
17. September 1721

Father:

Duke Gaston of Orléans (1608-1660)


Mother:

Margaret of Lorraine (1615-1672)


Spouse:

Grand Duke Cosimo III. of Tuscany (1642-1723); marriage on 20. June 1661


Children:
  1. her son Ferdinand, born on 9. August 1663, deceased on 30./31. October 1713; on 21. November 1688 he was married to Violante Beatrice of Bavaria (1673-1731) per procurationem, who was the youngest child of the Bavarian Elector Ferdinand Maria († 1679); the actual wedding was celebrated in Florence on 19. January 1689; no children
  2. her daughter Anna Maria Ludovica, born on 11. July 1667, deceased on 18. February 1743 (according to the inscription on her grave in San Lorenzo in Florence she died on 12. March 1743); on 5. Juni 1691 she married Elector Johann Wilhelm of the Palatinate (1658-1716); no children
  3. her son Gian Gastone I., Grand Duke of Tuscany, born on 25. May 1672, deceased on 19. July 1737; on 2. July 1697 he married Anna Maria Franziska of Saxony-Lauenburg (1672-1741), the widow of Philipp Wilhelm August (1668-1693), a younger brother of Elector Johann Wilhelm of the Palatinate (1658-1716), and elder daughter of Duke Julius Franz of Saxony-Lauenburg (1641-1689); they had no children