Francesco Farnese, Duke o Parma

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Francesco Farnese
Anonym Herzog Francesco Farnese.jpg
Duke o Parma an Piacenza
Ring 11 December 1694 – 26 Februar 1727
Predecessor Ranuccio II
Successor Antonio
Born 19 Mey 1678(1678-05-19)
Parma, Parma
Dee'd 26 Februar 1727(1727-02-26) (aged 48)
Parma, Parma
Consort Dorothea Sophie o Neuburg
Hoose House of Farnese
Faither Rannuccio II o Parma
Mither Maria d'Este
Releegion Roman Catholicism


Francesco Farnese (19 May 1678 – 26 February 1727) reigned as the seventh Farnese Duke o Parma an Piacenza frae 1694 until his daith. Francesco curtailed coort expenditure, enormous under his faither an predecessor, Ranuccio II, while preventing the occupation o his Duchy o Parma, nominally a Papal fief, during the War o the Spaingie Succession.


Mairiage[eedit | eedit soorce]

On 7 December 1696 he mairit Dorothea Sophie o Neuburg, his brother Odoardo's widow, to avoid the return o her dowry. She wis a sister o Haly Roman Empress Eleonore Magdalene (wife o Leopold I, Holy Roman Emperor) as well as Queen Maria Sophie o Portugal as well as the last wife o Charles II o Spain Maria Anna o Neuburg. They haed nae childer.


Teetles an styles[eedit | eedit soorce]

19 Mey 1678 – 6 September 1693 Prince Francesco.

  • 6 September 1693 - 11 December 1694 The Hereditary Prince o Parma.
  • 11 December 1694 - 26 Februar 1727 The Duke o Parma.


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