Marguerite Louise d'Orléans

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Marguerite Louise d'Orléans
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Grand Duchess o Tuscany
Consort23 May 1670 – 17 September 1721
Born28 Julie 1645(1645-07-28)
Château de Blois, Fraunce
Dee'd17 September 1721(1721-09-17) (aged 76)
15 Place des Vosges, Paris, Fraunce
BuirialPicpus Cemetery, Paris, Fraunce
SpouseCosimo III de' Medici
Ferdinando, Grand Prince o Tuscany
Anna Maria Luisa, Electress Palatine
Gian Gastone, Grand Duke o Tuscany
Full name
Marguerite Louise d'Orléans
HooseBourbon (bi birth)
Medici (
bi mairriage)
FaitherGaston o Fraunce
MitherMarguerite o Lorraine
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Marguerite Louise d'Orléans (28 Julie 1645 – 17 September 1721), a Granddochter o Fraunce an later became Grand Duchess o Tuscany, as the wife o Grand Duke Cosimo III de' Medici with whom she haed three childer including the last Medici Grand Duke o Tuscany.

In later life, she eventually adopted more conventional behaviour, took up pious works an even reformed the convent that became her second residence in the Paris suburbs. As the years went by she suffered serious setbacks to her health an the sadness o mourning her eldest son, Grand Prince Ferdinando, for whom she haed haed a genuine affection. Rendered financially independent by a legacy, she purchased a house in Paris, from which she spent the end o her life dispensing charity an keeping up dignified correspondence.

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  1. Ferdinando de' Medici, Grand Prince o Tuscany (1663 - 1713) mairit Violante Beatrice o Bavarie, nae issue.
  2. Anna Maria Luisa de' Medici, Electress Palatine (1667 - 1743) mairit Johann Wilhelm, Elector Palatine but haed nae issue.
  3. Gian Gastone de' Medici, Grand Duke o Tuscany (1671 - 1737) mairit Anna Maria Franziska o Saxe-Lauenburg, nae issue.

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