Constance of Styria (1588–1631)

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Constance of Styria (1588–1631)

Queen of Poland. Name variations: Constance of Austria. Born on December 24, 1588; died on July 10, 1631; daughter of Charles, archduke of Austria, and Mary of Bavaria (1551–1608); sister of Margaret of Austria (c. 1577–1611) and Anna of Styria (1573–1598); became second wife of Zygmunt III also known as Sigismund III, king of Poland (r. 1587–1632), king of Sweden (r. 1592–1599), on December 11, 1605; children: Casimir V also known as John II Casimir (1609–1672), king of Poland (r. 1648–1668); John Albert also known as Jan Albert (1612–1634), bishop of Warmia and Cracow; Charles Ferdinand (1613–1655), bishop of Breslau; Alexander Charles (1614–1634); Anna Constancia (1619–1651, who married Philip William, elector of the Palatinate). Sigismund III's first wife was Anna of Styria , sister of Constance.

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