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Transcript of CatherineDe'Medici

Catherine De' Medici
1519-1589
by:Eve-Aimee Klein
Catherine De' Medici was
born on the 13th of Aprlil
in Florence,Italy
and died on the 5th of january
in Blois, France

Lorenzo De’ Medici (Lorenzo The Magnificent) ruled Florence with his brother Giuliano from 1469 to 1478.
Throughout the ages, many women have tried to make an impact on the world, many without success. There are those, however, who are able to break the bonds that held women to certain positions in society. Some of these women who were able to break from tradition made an immense impact on the society of their time and upon history in general. One of these amazing women is Catherine de' Medici, an Italian woman who eventually became Queen of France.


Throughout the ages, many women have tried to make an impact on the world, many without success. There are those, however, who are able to break the bonds that held women to certain positions in society. Some of these women who were able to break from tradition made an immense impact on the society of their time and upon history in general. One of these amazing women is Catherine de' Medici, an Italian woman who eventually became Queen of France.


Throughout the ages, many women have tried to make an impact on the world, many without success. There are those, however, who are able to break the bonds that held women to certain positions in society. Some of these women who were able to break from tradition made an immense impact on the society of their time and upon history in general. One of these amazing women is Catherine de' Medici, an Italian woman who eventually became Queen of France.


Throughout the ages, many women have tried to make an impact on the world, many without success. There are those, however, who are able to break the bonds that held women to certain positions in society. Some of these women who were able to break from tradition made an immense impact on the society of their time and upon history in general. One of these amazing women is Catherine De' Medici an Italian woman who eventually became Queen of France.


That is Lorenzo De Medici (1492-1519) and Madeleine de la Tour d'Auvergne (1495-1519).
Parents from Catherine De' Medici

She had a very troubled childhood. When
she was two weeks old her mother died.
Shortly after that also her dad died. The
nuns where she lived, trained and disciplined
her and as she got older she became very well
educated.

In 1533 her uncle Pope Clement VII arranged her
marriage with the duke of Orleans. 1547 the duke
of Orleans was crowned Henry II of France.
Unfortunately it was to be a short reign as Henry
died 1559.
pope clement IIV
heir son Francis was proclaimed king, but died after
less than a year. Then in 1560, their second son Charles was crowned. Catherine acted as regent for the young king and as a result dominated Charles throughout his reign.
francis de medici
charles IX
Lorenzo, the Magnificent, was the most famous
Medici. He succeeded as head of the family upon
the death of his father in 1469. He made Florence
the most powerful state in Italy. Many renaissance
artists worked at his court, including Leonardo da Vinci
and Michelangelo.
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