Person:Ferdinando de' Medici (3)

Ferdinando de' Medici, Gran Principe di Toscana
m. 19 Apr 1661
  1. Ferdinando de' Medici, Gran Principe di Toscana1663 - 1713
  2. Anna Maria Luisa de' Medici1667 - 1743
  3. Gian Gastone I de' Medici, granduca di Toscana1671 - 1737
m. 25 Nov 1688
Facts and Events
Name Ferdinando de' Medici, Gran Principe di Toscana
Gender Male
Birth[1][2] 9 Aug 1663 Firenze, Firenze, Toscana, ItalyHouse of Medici
Marriage 25 Nov 1688 to Violante Beatrix von Bayern
Death[1][2] 31 Oct 1713 Firenze, Firenze, Toscana, Italy
Reference Number? Q465178?

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Ferdinando de' Medici (9 August 1663 – 31 October 1713) was the eldest son of Cosimo III de' Medici, Grand Duke of Tuscany, and Marguerite Louise d'Orléans. Ferdinando was heir to the Grand Duchy of Tuscany, with the title Grand Prince, from his father's accession in 1670 until his death in 1713. He is remembered today primarily as a patron of music. An excellent musician himself (sometimes called "the Orpheus of princes"), he attracted top musicians to Florence and thus made it an important musical center. Through his patronage of Bartolomeo Cristofori, Ferdinando made possible the invention of the piano.

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  1. 1.0 1.1 Ferdinando de' Medici, Grand Prince of Tuscany, in Wikipedia: The Free Encyclopedia.
  2. 2.0 2.1 Martelli, Francesco. MEDICI, Ferdinando de’, in Dizionario biografico degli italiani. (Roma: Istituto della enciclopedia italiana fondata da Giovanni Treccani, 1960-), Volume 73, 2009.