Henri II, duc de Lorraine

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Henri [II] de Lorraine, duc de Lorraine

Birthdate: (60)
Birthplace: Nancy, Lorraine, Frankrike
Death: July 31, 1624 (60)
Lorraine - Duke from 1608
Immediate Family:

Son of Charles III, duc de Lorraine and Claude de France
Husband of Catherine de Bourbon and Princess Margerita Gonzaga of Mantua
Father of Claude-Françoise, Princess of Lorraine; Nicolette of Lorraine and Nicole de Lorraine
Brother of Christine de Lorraine; Charles de Lorraine, cardinal; Antoinette de Lorraine; Anne de Lorraine; François II de Lorraine, comte de Vaudémont and 4 others

Occupation: Hertig i Lothringen 1608-24
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About Henri II, duc de Lorraine

Henry II, Duke of Lorraine

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Henry II (November 8, 1563 – July 31, 1624), was Duke of Lorraine from 1608 until his death.

[edit]History and Family

He was the son of Charles III, Duke of Lorraine and Claude of Valois. He married first to princess Catherine of Navarre, Duchess of Albret and sister of king Henry IV of France.

With no issue from this union, he married for the second time to Margerita Gonzaga, with whom he had two daughters, both married to cousins:

Nicolette (1608–1657), married Charles IV, Duke of Lorraine

Claude (1612–1648), married Nicholas II, Duke of Lorraine

Henry was succeeded by his younger brother.

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Henri II, duc de Lorraine's Timeline

November 8, 1563
Nancy, Lorraine, Frankrike
Age 44
October 12, 1612
Age 48
July 31, 1624
Age 60
Lorraine - Duke from 1608