Carlo Gonzaga, duc de Nevers et Rethel

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Carlo Gonzaga, duc de Mayenne et d'Aiguillon

Birthdate: (21)
Death: August 14, 1631 (21)
Cavriana, Mantua, Lombardy, Italy
Place of Burial: Mantua, Mantua, Lombardy, Italy
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Son of Carlo Gonzaga, duca di Mantova e di Monferrato and Catherine de Lorraine, dite de Mayenne
Husband of Maria Gonzaga, Principessa di Mantova
Father of Carlo II Gonzaga, duca di Mantova e del Monferrato and Eleonóra Magdolna Gonzaga-Nevers, Principessa di Mantova, Holy Roman Empress
Brother of Francesco Gonzaga, duc de Mayenne; Ludwika Maria Louise Gonzaga, królowa Polski; Ferdinando Gonzaga, duc de Mayenne; Anna Maria di Gonzaga and Benedetta Gonzaga, abbesse d'Avenay Val d'Or

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About Carlo Gonzaga, duc de Nevers et Rethel

Charles II Gonzaga From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Charles II Gonzaga (1609-1631) was the son of Charles I, Duke of Mantua and Catherine of Mayenne, he was the Duke of Nevers and Rethel. In December 1627 when Charles was 18 he married his cousin Maria Gonzaga, the marriage was arranged by Vincenzo II Gonzaga. Charles and Maria had three children: Eleonora (1628-1686), who married in 1651 Ferdinand III, Holy Roman Emperor. Maria Charles (1629-1665). Charles was never the proper Duke of Mantua since he died ten years before Charles did. When Charles's father died in 1637 Charles's eight year old son became Duke of Mantua, his widow Maria acted as regent. His daughter Eleonora became Holy Roman Emperess.

Carlo Gonzaga, Duc de Rethel1 M, #112064, b. 1609, d. 31 August 1631

Carlo Gonzaga, Duc de Rethel|b. 1609\nd. 31 Aug 1631|p11207.htm#i112064|Carlo I de Gonzaga, 8th Duca di Mantova|b. 6 May 1580\nd. 21 Sep 1637|p11473.htm#i114725|Catherine de Mayenne|b. c 1585\nd. 18 Mar 1618|p4230.htm#i42297|Ludovico Gonzaga, Duc de Nevers|b. 22 Oct 1539\nd. 23 Oct 1595|p16422.htm#i164215|Henriette de Nevers|b. 31 Oct 1542\nd. 24 Jan 1601|p4301.htm#i43005|Charles de Lorraine, Duc de Mayenne|b. 26 Mar 1554\nd. 4 Oct 1611|p4230.htm#i42292|Henriette de Savoie, Marquise de Villars|b. c 1541\nd. 14 Oct 1611|p4230.htm#i42293|

Last Edited=3 Mar 2007 Consanguinity Index=0.64%

    Carlo Gonzaga, Duc de Rethel was born in 1609.3 He was the son of Carlo I de Gonzaga, 8th Duca di Mantova and Catherine de Mayenne.2,3 He married Maria Gonzaga, Principessa di Mantova, daughter of Francesco IV Gonzaga, 5th Duca di Mantova and Margherita di Savoia, Principessa di Savoia, on 25 December 1627.3 He died on 31 August 1631 at Cavriana.3
    Carlo Gonzaga, Duc de Rethel gained the title of Duc de Rethel.1

Children of Carlo Gonzaga, Duc de Rethel and Maria Gonzaga, Principessa di Mantova 1.Carlo III Gonzaga, 8th Duca di Mantova+2 b. 3 Oct 1629, d. 14 Aug 1665 2.Eleanora Gonzaga Principessa di Mantova+1 b. 18 Nov 1630, d. 6 Dec 1686 Citations 1.[S16] Jirí Louda and Michael MacLagan, Lines of Succession: Heraldry of the Royal Families of Europe, 2nd edition (London, U.K.: Little, Brown and Company, 1999), table 80. Hereinafter cited as Lines of Succession. 2.[S38] John Morby, Dynasties of the World: a chronological and genealogical handbook (Oxford, Oxfordshire, U.K.: Oxford University Press, 1989), page 107. Hereinafter cited as Dynasties of the World. 3.[S102] Roglo Geneweb Website, online <>. Hereinafter cited as Roglo Geneweb Website.

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Carlo Gonzaga, duc de Nevers et Rethel's Timeline

October 22, 1609
October 31, 1629
Age 20
Mantua, Mantua, Lombardy, Italy
November 18, 1630
Age 21
Mantua, Mantua, Deutschland(HRR)
August 14, 1631
Age 21
Cavriana, Mantua, Lombardy, Italy
Mantua, Mantua, Lombardy, Italy