Cosimo II, Grand Duke of Tuscany, 1590-1621

Alternative names
Dates:
Birth 1590-05-12
Death 1621-02-28
Italians
Italian

Biographical notes:

Befriended Galileo, recalled him to Florence in 1610 and nominated him to be court mathematician and philosopher.

From the description of Document of Appointment, 1610 Feb. 1. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122553109

Husband of Maria Maddalena of Austria, and father of Maria Cristina, Ferdinando II, Giancarlo, Margherita, Mattias, Francesco, and Anna de' Medici.

From the description of Cosimo II de' Medici petitions, correspondence and financial documents, 1609-1620. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 720623870

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Subjects:

  • Slave trade--17th century
  • Customs administration
  • Accounting--17th century
  • Mint

Occupations:

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Places:

  • Italy--Florence (as recorded)
  • Florence (Italy) (as recorded)
  • Italy (as recorded)
  • Florence (Italy) (as recorded)
  • Mediterranean Sea (as recorded)
  • Spain (as recorded)