Madeleine de la Tour d'Auvergne (1501–1519)

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Madeleine de la Tour d'Auvergne (1501–1519)

Duchess of Urbino and mother of Catherine de Medici . Name variations: Madeleine de Medici; Madeleine of Auvergne; Madeline of Auvergne. Born in 1501; died of puerperal fever on April 28, 1519, three days after the birth of her only child; daughter of John de la Tour, count of Auvergne, and Jane of Bourbon-Vendome (d. 1511); sister of Anne de la Tour (c. 1496–1524); married Lorenzo de Medici, duke of Urbino, on June 13, 1518 (also died in 1519); children: Catherine de Medici (1519–1589).