Alessandro de' Medici, Duke o Florence

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Alessandro de' Medici
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Portrait bi Jacopo Pontormo.
Duke o Florence
Ring1 Mey 1532 – 6 Januar 1537
PredecessorIppolito de' Medici
SuccessorGrand Duke Cosimo I
Born22 Julie 1510
Florence, Florence
Dee'd6 January 1537 (aged 26)
Florence, Florence
SpouseMargaret o Austrick
IssueGiulio de' Medici (illegitimate)
Giulia de' Medici (illegitimate)
Porzia de' Medici (illegitimate)
Full name
Alessandro de' Medici
FaitherLorenzo de' Medici, or Pape Clement VII
MitherSimonetta da Collevecchio
Coat of arms of the House Of Medici.svg

(22 Julie 1510 – 6 Januar 1537) called wis Duke o Penne an also Duke o Florence (frae 1532), wis ruler o Florence frae 1531 tae his daith in 1537. He wis The first Medici tea rule Florence as a hereditary monarch, Alessandro was also the last Medici from the senior line of the family to lead the city. His assassination bi a distant cousin, caused the Duchy o Florence tae pass tae Cosimo de Medici (later Grand Duke o Tuscany) frae another branch o the Hoose o Medici. He haed illigietimate childer with his mistress Taddea Malaspina.

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He mairit Margarethe o Austrick on 18 Januar 1536. She wis an illegitimate dochter o Haly Roman Emperor Charles V an Johanna Maria van der Gheynst. They haed nae childer.

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