Giovan Carlo de' Medici

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A black-haired, bearded man in his mid-thirties wears the garb of a Roman Catholic cardinal.
Giancarlo de' Medici painted bi Baldassare Franceschini.
Born24 Julie 1611(1611-07-24)
Palazzo Pitti, Florence, Tuscany
Dee'd22 Januar 1663(1663-01-22) (aged 51)
Villa di Castello, Florence, Tuscany
BuirialThe Basilica o San Lorenzo, Florence, Tuscany
Grand Ducalhoose o Medici
FaitherGrand Duke Cosimo II o Tuscany
MitherMaria Maddalena o Austrick
ReleegionRoman Catholicism

Giovan Carlo de' Medici (24 Julie 1611 – 22 Januar 1663) wis an Italian cardinal o the Hoose o Medici. He wis the second son o Grand Duke Cosimo II o Tuscany an his wife, Maria Maddalena o Austrick, an the brither o Ferdinando II de' Medici, Grand Duke o Tuscany. He wis creatit a cardinal bi Pape Innocent X in November 1644. He is also cried Giancarlo or Gian Carlo. He niver mairit an haed nae kent childer.

He acted as an advisor tae Christina, Queen o Swaden but wis sent back tae Roum bi the pape who said he wis "too handsome an too young" tae be "spiritual advisor" tae the Queen. Four years after the daith o Giovan Carlo, his younger brither Prince Leopoldo wis creatit a cardinal. Part o his art collection can be seen at the Palazzo Pitti.

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  • 24 Julie 1611 - 14 November 1644 His Highness Prince Giovan Carlo de' Medici.
  • 14 November 1644 - 22 Janusr 1663 His Highness The Cardinal de' Medici.

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