Ferdinando I de' Medici

male / Italian
dignitary, clergyman, art collector, patron
Ferdinando was made cardinal in 1562, but later became Grand Duke of Tuscany after his brother died (1587-1609). He was the patron of Giambologna and Buontalenti.
Florence 1549-07-30
Florence 1609-02-17
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son of Cosimo I, brother of Francesco I
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Creation date: 2012-02-24; Last modified date: 2021-11-24


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