Katharina o Austrick

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Katharina o Austrick
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Queen consort o Poland]]
Grand Duchess consort o Lithuanie
Coronation30 Julie 1553 in Wawel Cathedral
Born15 September 1533
Innsbruck or Vienna
Dee'd28 Februar 1572(1572-02-28) (aged 38)
BuirialSt. Florian Monastery
SpouseFrancesco III o Mantua
(m. 1549–50; his daith)
Sigismund II Augustus
(m. 1553–72; her daith)
HooseHabsburgs o Austrick
FaitherFerdinand I, Haly Roman Emperor
MitherAnna o Bohemie an Hungary

Airchduchess Katharina o Austrick (Pols: Katarzyna Habsburżanka; Lithuanie: Kotryna Habsburgaitė; 15 September 1533 – 28 Februar 1572) wis a dochter o Ferdinand I, Haly Roman Emperor an Anna o Bohemie an Hungary. In 1553, she mairit Pols Keeng Sigismund II Augustus and became Queen consort o Poland an Grand Duchess consort o Lithuanie. Their mairiage wis nae happy an they haed nae issue thegither. Efter a likely miscarriage in 1554 an a bout o illness in 1558, Sigismund became increasingly distant. He tried but failed tae obtain a divorce frae the pape. In 1565, she returned tae Austrick an lived in Linz until her daith. Sigismund died just a few months efter her bringing the Hoose o Jagiellon tae its end.

First mairiage[eedit | eedit soorce]

On 22 October 1549, she mairit Duke Francesco III o Mantua. The union lasted anly fower month as Francesco drowned in the Lake Como on 21 Februar 1550.