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Henri IV de France

male / French
Qualifications
king, patron
Nationality/school
French
Born
Pau (Pyrenées-Atlantiques) 1553-12-13
Deceased
Paris 1610-05-14
assasinated by François Ravaillac
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Son of Jeanne d'Albret, Queen of Navarre. Married to 1. Margaret de Valois (annulled 1599), 2. Marie de'Medici. They had 6 children: Louis XIII of France, Elisabeth-Queen of Spain, Christine -Duchess of Savoy, Gaston d'Orléans, Henrietta Maria- Queen of England.
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  • Navarra (prov.) 1572
    He became king of Navarra at the death of his mother; his marriage in August 1572 in Paris with Marguerite Valois is infamous as the Saint Bartholomew Day's Massacre, where he barely escaped asassination
  • Parijs 1589 - 1610-05-14
    At the death of Charles III Valois, he became king of France. In 1594 he converted for pragmatic reasons to the Catholic faith. In doing so he became the target for at least 12 assasination attempts from catholics as well as protestants.
  • Château Royal (Fontainebleau) 1598 - 1610
    visited the castle often from 1598 on
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Entered on: 2019-03-07; Modification on: 2019-08-30

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