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
Ring 28 Februar 1621 – 23 Mey 1670
Predecessor Cosimo II
Successor Cosimo III
Born 14 July 1610
Palazzo Pitti, Florence
Dee'd 23 Mey 1670 (aged 59)
Palazzo Pitti, Florence
Consort Vittoria della Rovere
Issue Cosimo III, Grand Duke o Tuscany
Francesco Maria, Duke o Rovere
Full name
Ferdinando de' Medici
Hoose Hoose o Medici
Faither Cosimo II de' Medici
Mither Maria Maddalena o Austrick
Releegion Roman 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) was grand duke of Tuscany from 1621 to 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.

Childer[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 childer.
  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 childer.

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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