|Ercole III d'Este|
Ercole III bi an unknon artist.
|Duke o Modena an Reggio|
|Ring||22 February 1780 – 7 Mey 1796|
|Predecessor||Francesco III d'Este|
|Successor||Francis IV, Duke o Modena|
|Born||22 November 1727|
Ducal Pailace, Modena
|Dee'd||14 October 1803 (aged 75)|
Treviso, Duchy o Treviso
|Spouse||Maria Teresa Cybo-Malaspina (1741)|
Chiara Marini (1795)
|Maria Beatrice, Duchess o Massa|
|Faither||Francesco III d'Este, Duke o Modena|
|Mither||Charlotte Aglaé d'Orléans|
Ercole III d'Este (Ercole Rinaldo; 22 November 1727 – 14 October 1803) wis Duke o Modena an Reggio frae 1780 tae 1796. He wis a member o the Hoose o Este. After the daith o his wife in 1790, he mairit morganatically in 1795 with his long-time mistress Chiara Marini (d. Treviso, 1800), whom he invested with teetle o Marquise o Scandiano. Through his dochter his is an ancestor o the Hoose o Austrick-Este.