Grand Duchy o Tuscany

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Coordinates: 43°N 11°E / 43°N 11°E / 43; 11

Grand Duchy o Tuscany
Granducato di Toscana
1569–1801
1815–1859
Banner o Tuscany
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Coat o airms
Anthem: "La Leopolda"
The Grand Duchy o Tuscany at its greatest extent in 1796.
The Grand Duchy o Tuscany at its greatest extent in 1796.
Caipital Florence
Common leids Italian
Govrenment Unitar absolute monarchy
Grand Duke  
• 1569–1574
Cosimo I de' Medici (first)
• 1824–1859
Leopold II (last)
History  
• Established
27 August 1569
• End o Medici rule
9 Julie 1737
• Abolished
21 Mairch 1801
9 Juin 1815
• Deposition o the Hoose o Habsburg-Lorraine
16 August 1859
• Merged tae form
the Unitit Provinces
o Central Italy
8 December 1859
Population
• 1801
1096641 [1]
Currency Tuscan lira (−1826)
Tuscan fiorino (1826–1859)
Precedit bi
Succeedit bi
Duchy o Florence
First French Empire
Duchy o Lucca
Kinrick o Etruria
Unitit Provinces o Central Italy
[1] Unitit Kinrick o Great Breetain an Ireland; Hoise o Commons, John Bowring, 1839, p 6

The Grand Duchy o Tuscany (Italian: Granducato di Toscana, Laitin: Magnus Ducatus Etruriae) wis a central Italian monarchy that exeestit, wi interruptions, frae 1569 tae 1859, replacin the Duchy o Florence.[1] The grand duchy's caipital was Florence. Tuscany wis nominally a state o the Haly Roman Empire till the Treaty o Campo Formio in 1797.[2]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Strathern, Paul: The Medici: Godfathers of the Renaissance, Vintage books, London, 2003, ISBN 978-0-09-952297-3, pp. 315–321
  2. The aurie conseesting o the umwhile Republic o Florence tae the Empire; an the aurie umwhile conseestin o the Republic o Siena tae Spain Heraldica.org (see citation nummer 1)