French Monarch. Born Marie de Medici in Florence, Italy, the daughter of Francesco I de Medici, Grand Duke of Toscana and Joanna Erzherzogin von Österreich. She married Henri IV of France in December 1600 at Lyon, France after his previous marriage was annulled in 1599. The couple had at least six children, including the future Louis XIII of France. She left France after her husband's death in 1610, and died at age 69 at Cologne, Germany.
Bio by: Iola