Violante Beatrice o Bavarie

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Violante Beatrice of Bavarie
Grand Princess o Tuscany
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Grand Princess o Tuscany
Tenur9 Januar 1689 – 31 October 1713
Governor o Siena
Tenur12 April 1717 – 30 Mey 1731
Born23 Januar 1673(1673-01-23)
Nymphenburg Pailace, Munich, Bavarie
Dee'd30 Mey 1731(1731-05-30) (aged 58)
Palazzo Pitti, Florence, Tuscany
BuirialConvent o Saint Teresa, Florence, Tuscany
SpouseFerdinando de' Medici
Full name
Violante Beatrix
HooseHoose o Wittelsbach (bi birth)
Hoose o Medici (bi mairiage)
FaitherFerdinand Maria, Elector o Bavarie
MitherHenriette Adelaide o Savoy
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Violante Beatrice o Bavarie (Violante Beatrix; 23 Januar 1673 – 30 Mey 1731) wis Grand Princess o Tuscany as the wife o Grand Prince Ferdinando o Tuscany and Governor o Siena frae 1717 until her daith. Born a Duchess o Bavarie, the youngest child o Ferdinand Maria, Elector o Bavarie. She mairit the heir tae the Tuscan throne, Ferdinando de' Medici, in 1689. Violante Beatrice loved him but Grand Prince Ferdinando did not return her affection, declaring her too ugly and too dull. They haed nae childer. She wis a sister o Maria Anna Victoria o Bavarie, Dauphine o Fraunce (dochter-in-law o Louis XIV) While living in Siena she organised administrarive reform in the ceety. Her brither-in-law Gian Gastone de' Medici, Grand Duke o Tuscany gave her the teetle Governor o Siena in 1717. In her widowhood she haed a good relationship with her brith-in-law.

Mairiage[eedit | eedit soorce]

Princess Violante Beatrix mairit Ferdinando de' Medici, Grand Prince o Tuscany bi proxy on 21 November 1688 in Munich. They mairit in person on 9 Januar 1689. The wedding reception wis held at the Palazzo Medici Riccardi in Florence.

Teetles an styles[eedit | eedit soorce]

  • 23 Januar 1673 – 9 Januar 1689 Her Serene Highness Princess Violante Beatrix o Bavarie, Duchess o Bavarie.
  • 9 Januar 1689 – 5 Februar 1691 Her Highness The Grand Princess o Tuscany.
  • 5 Februar 1691 – 31 October 1713 Her Ryal Highness The Grand Princess o Tuscany.
  • 31 October 1713 – 12 Apryle 1717 Her Ryal Highness The Dowager Grand Princess o Tuscany.
  • 12 Apryle 1717 – 30 Mey 1731 Her Ryal Highness The Governor o Siena.

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