Beatrice D'Este
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Beatrice D'Este

Birth
Ferrara, Provincia di Ferrara, Emilia-Romagna, Italy
Death 2 Jan 1497 (aged 21)
Milan, Città Metropolitana di Milano, Lombardia, Italy
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Pavia, Provincia di Pavia, Lombardia, Italy
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Beatrice D'Este was the Duchess of Milan from 1491-1497. She was the wife of Ludovico Sforza, She's also the daughter of Ercole D'Este and Eleanora of Aragorn. She's the sister of Isabella D'Este, one of the most famous Renaissance women and the mother of two sons.

Her life was cut short by death through childbirth, January 3, 1497 at the age of 22. Her funeral was one of the most lavish of Renaissance funerals. She was buried in her finest golden robe.


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  • Created by: La Reyna
  • Added: 21 May 2007
  • Find A Grave Memorial 19470355
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Beatrice D'Este (29 Jun 1475–2 Jan 1497), Find A Grave Memorial no. 19470355, citing Certosa di Pavia, Pavia, Provincia di Pavia, Lombardia, Italy ; Maintained by La Reyna (contributor 46618294) .