Today in History - December 30th. 1662 - Ferdinand Charles, Archduke of Austria

On December 30th. 1662, Ferdinand Charles, Archduke of Austria died in Kaltern.


Ferdinand Charles, Archduke of Austria
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Ferdinand Charles was born on May 17th. 1628.
His parents were Archduke Leopold V and Claudia de' Medici.
In 1632, Ferdinand Charles became Archduke after his father's death.

Ferdinand Charles married his first cousin Anna de' Medici (born in 1616).


Painting of the Marriage of
Ferdinand Charles, Archduke of Austria
and Anna de'Medici
Source: Wikipedia

She became a patron of art. He loved music. The Italian Opera was
performed on his court.
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