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Cecilia Renata of Austria (1611–1644)

Cecilia Renata of Austria (1611–1644)

Queen of Poland. Name variations: Cecilia Renata of Hungary; Cecilie Renate; Cecily Habsburg or Hapsburg; Cacilia Renata. Born on July 16, 1611, in Graz; died on March 24, 1644, in Vilna; daughter of Ferdinand II (1578–1637), king of Bohemia and Hungary and Holy Roman emperor (r. 1619–1637), and Maria Anna of Bavaria (1574–1616); sister of Ferdinand III (r. 1637–1657); became first wife of Wladyslaw also known as Ladislas IV (1595–1648), king of Poland (r. 1632–1648), tsar of Russia (1610–1634), on September 13, 1637; children: Casimir Sigismund (b. 1640).

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