Claudia de' Medici
b.4 Jun 1604 Florence, Toscana, Italy
d.25 Dec 1648
Facts and Events
Claudia de' Medici (June 4, 1604 – December 25, 1648) was Regent of the Austrian County of Tyrol during the minority of her son from 1632 until 1646. She was a daughter of Ferdinando I de' Medici, Grand Duke of Tuscany and Christina of Lorraine. She was born in Florence, and was named after her grandmother Claude of Valois, herself granddaughter of Claude, Duchess of Brittany, consort to King Francis I of France.