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The Medici — Eleonora of Toledo, wife of Pietro de' Medici

Eleonore von Toledo, Gattin von Pietro de' Medici
Eleonora of Toledo, wife of Pietro de' Medici

Eleonora is a great-granddaughter of the Milanese Duchess Isabella of Aragon and her second husband, the famous painter Leonardo da Vinci.


Born:
in the year 1553

Deceased:
7. July 1576 (murdered by her husband)

Father:

Garzia Alvarez de Toledo (1514-1577)


Mother:

Vittoria Colonna, daughter of Ascanio I. Colonna and Giovanna of Milan and Aragon


Siblings:
  • her brother Pietro († 1627)
  • her sister Maria
  • her sister Giovanna († 1593)
  • her sister Ines
  • her sister Anna († 1596)

Spouse:

her cousin Pietro de' Medici (1554-1604), son of Grand Duke Cosimo I. de' Medici of Tuscany and his first wife, Eleonora of Toledo; marriage of Pietro and Eleonora in April 1571


Children:

her son Cosimo, born in 1573, deceased in 1576


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