Ferdinando II de' Medici, Grand Duke o Tuscany

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Ferdinando II
Portrait Ferdinando II de Medici.jpg
Ferdinando II de' Medici in Coronation Robes (circle o Justus Sustermans).
Grand Duke o Tuscany
Ring28 Februar 1621 – 23 Mey 1670
PredecessorCosimo II
SuccessorCosimo III
Born14 July 1610
Palazzo Pitti, Florence
Dee'd23 Mey 1670 (aged 59)
Palazzo Pitti, Florence
ConsortVittoria della Rovere
IssueCosimo III, Grand Duke o Tuscany
Francesco Maria, Duke o Rovere
Full name
Ferdinando de' Medici
HooseHoose o Medici
FaitherCosimo II de' Medici
MitherMaria Maddalena o Austrick
ReleegionRoman Catholicism
Coat of arms of the Grand Duchy of Tuscany (1562-1737).svg



Ferdinando II de' Medici, Grand Duke o Tuscany (14 Julie 1610 – 23 Mey 1670) ws Grand Duke o Tuscany frae 1621 tae 1670. wis the eldest son o Cosimo II de' Medici, Grand Duke o Tuscany an Maria Maddalena o Austrick. His 49-year rule wis marked bi the beginning o Tuscany's long economic decline. He mairit Vittoria della Rovere, his first cousin. They haed twa childer who reached adulthood. His grandson Ferdinando de' Medici, Grand Prince o Tuscany wis named in his honour.



Mairiage[eedit | eedit soorce]

On 26 September 1633 he mairit Vittoria della Rovere. Her dowry an inheritance partly made up the collection o art on show at the Uffizi an Palazzo Pitti when they became the property o the Hoose o Medici an then the Grand Duchy o Tuscany.

Issue[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Cosimo de' Medici, Grand Prince o Tuscany (19 December 1639 – 21 December 1639)
  2. An unamed son who died in infancy (1640)
  3. Cosimo III de' Medici, Grand Duke o Tuscany (14 August 1642 – 31 October 1723) mairit Marguerite Louise d'Orléans an haed issue.
  4. Francesco Maria de' Medici, Duke o Rovere an Montefeltro (12 November 1660 – 3 Februar 1711), Duke o Rovere an Montefeltro, mairit Eleonora Luisa Gonzaga but haed nae issue.

Teetles an styles[eedit | eedit soorce]

  • 14 Julie 1610 – 28 Februar 1621 His Highness The Grand Prince o Tuscany.
  • 28 Februar 1621 – 23 Mey 1670 His Highness The Grand Duke o Tuscany.

External links[eedit | eedit soorce]

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