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François I de Lorraine, duc de Lorraine

Russian: Франсуа 1 Лотарингский, duc de Lorraine
Birthdate: (27)
Birthplace: Nancy, Meurthe-et-Moselle, Lorraine, France
Death: June 12, 1545 (27)
Plombières-les-Bains, Lorraine, France
Place of Burial: Remiremont, Lorraine, Frankrike
Immediate Family:

Son of Antoine II, duc de Lorraine et de Bar and Renée de Bourbon, dame de Mercoeur
Husband of Christine fille de Christian II Roi de Danemark af Danmark og Norge von Oldenburg, Duchessa di Milano, Duchesse de Lorraine
Father of Charles III, duc de Lorraine; Renata de Lorraine; Dorothée de Lorraine, Fürstin zu Braunschweig-Calenberg, marquise de Varambon; Доротея Лотарингская and Рене Лотарингская
Brother of Nicolaas van Vaudémont, Nicolas de Lorraine, duc de Mercoeur; Jean de Lorraine; Antoine von Lothringen; Anne de Lorraine and Elisabeth de Lorraine
Half brother of Nicolas Bishop of Metz, and Count of Vaudemont and Duc of Mercoeur

Occupation: Hertig i Lothringen 1544-45, duke of lorraine
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Francis I, Duke of Lorraine

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Francis I (August 23, 1517 – June 12, 1545) was briefly Duke of Lorraine from 1544 until the following year. He was son of Antoine, Duke of Lorraine and Renée of Bourbon-Montpensier, daughter of Gilbert, Count of Montpensier. He was briefly engaged in mid-1530s to Anne of Cleves, the fourth wife of King Henry VIII of England. He married Christina of Oldenburg, princess of Denmark, daughter of king Christian II of Denmark and Sweden and Isabella of Burgundy, another potential bride of Henry VIII.

He and Christina had two children;

Charles (1543-1608), succeeded his father as duke. Married Claude of Valois and had children.

Renata (1544-1602), married William V, Duke of Bavaria and had children.


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Francis I (August 23, 1517, Nancy – June 12, 1545) was briefly Duke of Lorraine from 1544 until the following year.

[edit] Background

He was son of Antoine, Duke of Lorraine and Renée of Bourbon-Montpensier, daughter of Gilbert, Count of Montpensier. He was briefly engaged in mid-1530s to Anne of Cleves, who in 1540 would be the fourth wife of King Henry VIII of England. He married Christina of Oldenburg, princess of Denmark, daughter of king Christian II of Denmark and Sweden and Isabella of Burgundy, another potential bride of Henry VIII.

[edit] Issue

By Christina of Oldenburg (c.1522 – c.1590; married in 1541)

Name Birth Death Notes

Charles 1543 1608 married Claude of Valois and had issue.

Renata 1544 1602 married William V, Duke of Bavaria and had issue.

Dorothea 1545 1621 married in 1575, Eric II, Duke of Calenberg and had no issue

[edit] See also

   * Dukes of Lorraine family tree

Preceded by

Anthony Duke of Lorraine and Bar and Marquis of Pont-à-Mousson

1544–1545 Succeeded by

Charles III

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François I, duc de Lorraine's Timeline

1517
August 23, 1517
Nancy, Meurthe-et-Moselle, Lorraine, France
1543
February 18, 1543
Age 25
Nancy, Lorraine
1544
April 20, 1544
Age 26
Nancy, Lothringen, Frankrike
1545
May 24, 1545
Age 27
Debeuvre, Lorraine, France
June 12, 1545
Age 27
Plombières-les-Bains, Lorraine, France
June 12, 1545
Age 27
Remiremont, Lorraine, Frankrike
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