Cosimo I de' Medici, Grand Duke o Tuscany

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Cosimo I de' Medici
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Cosimo I in coronation robes, with Grand-ducal regalia bi Cigoli.
Duke o Florence
Ring 6 January 1537 – 21 August 1569
Predecessor Alessandro
Grand Duke o Tuscany
Ring 21 August 1569 – 21 Aprile 1574
Successor Francesco I
Born 12 June 1519
Palazzo Pitti, Florence, Tuscany
Dee'd 21 Apryle 1574(1574-04-21) (aged 54)
Palazzo Pitti, Florence, Tuscany
Spouse Eleonora o Toledo
Camilla Martelli
Issue
Princess Maria
Francesco I, Grand Duke o Tuscany
Isabella, Duchess o Bracciano
Cardinal Giovanni
Lucrezia, Duchess o Modena
Prince Pedricco
Prince Garzia
Ferdinando I, Grand Duke o Tuscany
Princess Anna
Prince Pietro
Virginia, Duchess o Modena
Full name
Cosimo de' Medici
Hoose Medici
Faither Giovanni dalle Bande Nere
Mither Maria Salviati
Releegion Catholicism
Coat of arms of the Grand Duchy of Tuscany (1562-1737).svg


Cosimo I de' Medici, Grand Duke o Tuscany (12 Juin 1519 – 21 Aprile 1574) wis the second Duke o Florence frae 1537 until 1569, when he became the first Grand Duke o Tuscany, a teetle he held until his daith.



Childer[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Maria de' Medici (Aprile 3 1540 – November 19 1557), engaged tae Alfonso II d'Este, Duke o Ferrara, but died before the mairiage.
  2. Francesco I de' Medici, Grand Duke o Tuscany (Mairch 25 1541 – October 19 1587) mairit Joanna o Austrick an haed childer.
  3. Isabella de' Medici (31 August 1542 – 16 Julie 1576), murdered bi her husband Paolo Giordano Orsini, Duke o Bracciano because o infidelity
  4. Giovanni de' Medici (28 September 1543 – November 1562), who became Bishop o Pisa an a cardinal.
  5. Lucrezia de' Medici (7 Juin 1545 – 21 April 1561), who mairit Alfonso II d'Este, Duke o Modena an haed childer.
  6. Pietro (Pedricco) (10 August 1546 – 10 Juin 1547), died young.
  7. Garzia de' Medici (5 Julie 1547 – 12 December 1562), died young.
  8. Antonio de' Medici (Julie 1 1548 – Julie 1548), who died young.
  9. Ferdinando I de' Medici, Grand Duke o Tuscany (30 Julie 1549 – 17 Februar 1609).
  10. Anna de' Medici (19 Mairch 1553 – 6 August 1553), who died young.
  11. Pietro de' Medici (3 Juin 1554 – 25 Aprile 1604), who murdered his wife Eleonora di Garzia di Toledo because o infidelity

After Eleanor's death in 1562, Cosimo fathered two children with his mistress Eleonora degli Albizzi:

  • an unnamed daughter (born and died 1566) who died before baptism
  • Giovanni (1567 – 1621), later legitimised bi his faither

Second mairiage[eedit | eedit soorce]

In 1570, Cosimo mairit Camilla Martelli (died 1590) and fathered one child with her.


Teetles styles[eedit | eedit soorce]

  • 6 Januar 1537 – 21 August 1569 The Duke o Florence.
  • 21 August 1569 – 21 April 1574 The Grand Duke o Tuscany.


See also[eedit | eedit soorce]

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