Cosimo II, Grand Duke of Tuscany, 1590-1621

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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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referencedIn Memorie particulari della città de Firenze e comincia l'anno MDCXIII essendo Sommo Pontefice Paolo V et Imperatore Mattia I e Gran Duca di Toscana Cosimo II [continued to 1635] : manuscript, [after 1635]. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
creatorOf Pinaoro, Tarquinio. Resolutioni di un politico cattolico sopra il corrente dubbio se Nostro Signore Pauolo V. Pont. Max. nella Chiesa di Dio dee ammetter il matrimonio tra la sorella del Gran Duca di Toscana cattolica, et il figliolo del Re d'Inghilterra heretico et cio tanto per raggion di stato quanto de religione lasciata pero la questione theologale a chi tocca [manuscript], 1612 August. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Chimentelli, Valerio. Correspondence and orations, 1638-1668. J. Paul Getty Center, Arts Archives
referencedIn Gondi family. Filza Xma segnata con la lettera K: come apparisce al suo estratto sotto: n. 344, 1478-1653. University of Pennsylvania Library
referencedIn Medici, House of. Filza XV de signori Medici segnata con la lettera P, 1600-1610. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
referencedIn Relatione del viaggio fatto con le galere di S.A. Serem il Gran Duca di Toscana dalli 8 marzo 1619 : ms., 1619. UC Berkeley Libraries
referencedIn Jacques Callot etchings, ca. 1615-1635 Getty Research Institute
referencedIn List of guests at the wedding of Prince Cosimo of Tuscany, 1608. Getty Research Institute
creatorOf Cosimo II, Grand Duke of Tuscany, 1590-1621. Cosimo II de' Medici petitions, correspondence and financial documents, 1609-1620. University of Pennsylvania Library
creatorOf Medici, Vincenzo de'. Miscellaneous manuscripts, 1609. University of Pennsylvania Library
creatorOf Baldilli, Filippo. Miscellaneous manuscripts, 1606. University of Pennsylvania Library
creatorOf Medici, Vincenzo de'. Vincenzo de' Medici financial documents, petitions, and correspondence, 1556-1659. University of Pennsylvania Library
creatorOf Cosimo II, Grand Duke of Tuscany. Document of Appointment, 1610 Feb. 1. Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
creatorOf Ferdinando I, Grand-Duke of Tuscany, 1549-1609. Privileges and exemptions : manuscript, [16---17--] Harvard University, Houghton Library
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associatedWith Baldilli, Filippo. person
associatedWith Callot, Jacques, 1592-1635 person
associatedWith Chimentelli, Valerio. person
associatedWith Concini family. family
associatedWith Ferdinando I, Grand-Duke of Tuscany, 1549-1609. person
associatedWith Gianfigliazzi family. family
associatedWith Gondi family. family
associatedWith Medici, Carlo de'. person
associatedWith Medici, House of. family
associatedWith Medici, Vincenzo de'. person
associatedWith Monte di pietà (Florence, Italy) corporateBody
associatedWith Musacchio, Moyse. person
associatedWith Pinaoro, Tarquinio. person
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Florence (Italy)
Italy
Florence (Italy)
Mediterranean Sea
Spain
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Slave trade--17th century
Customs administration
Accounting--17th century
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Birth 1590-05-12

Death 1621-02-28

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