VALOIS-ORLEANS,  King Charles IX de of FRANCE

VALOIS-ORLEANS, King Charles IX de of FRANCE

Male 1550 - 1574  (23 years)

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  • Name VALOIS-ORLEANS, Charles IX de 
    Title King 
    Suffix of FRANCE 
    Born 27 Jun 1550  St. Germain-,en-Laye,France Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 30 May 1574  Vincennes,France Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried St. Denis, France Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 


    • Charles IX (June 27, 1550 - May 30, 1574) was born Charles-Maximilien, the son of King Henri II of France and Catherine de Medici.Valois Dynasty Charles IX

      Born in the royal chateau at Saint-Germain-en-Laye, he was crowned King of France in 1561 in the cathedral at Reims, but ruled under the control of his powerful and ambitious mother.

      During Charles IX reign, a new product designed to cure ulcers, heal wounds and other such benefits was introduced. Tobacco soon gained wide acceptance.

      On November 26, 1570 he married Elisabeth of Austria. They had one daughter, Marie-Elisabeth (October 27, 1572 - April 9, 1578).

      Charles proved a weak king in the shadow of his mother and died at Vincennes, Val-de-Marne.

    Person ID I165495  voyer_7_28_2008
    Last Modified 16 Apr 2010 

    Father VALOIS, Henri II de of FRANCE,   b. 31 Mar 1519, St. Germain-en-Laye, Ile de France, France Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Jul 1559, Paris (Paris : 750056), France Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 40 years) 
    Mother MEDICI, Catherine de of Auvergne,   b. 13 Apr 1519, Florence, Tuscany, Italy Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 05 Jan 1589, Blois, Normandie, France Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years) 
    Family ID F68172  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family HABSBURG, Elisabeth von,   b. 1554,   d. 1592  (Age 38 years) 
    Married 1570 
    Last Modified 8 Feb 2010 21:26:34 
    Family ID F49128  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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