Mary of Bavaria (1551–1608)

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Mary of Bavaria (1551–1608)

Duchess of Styria and Austria . Name variations: Maria of Bavaria. Born on March 21, 1551; died on April 29, 1608; daughter of Anna of Brunswick (1528–1590) and Albert V (d. 1579), duke of Bavaria; married Karl also known as Charles of Styria (1540–1590), archduke of Styria; children: Katharina Renea, known as Renata (1576–1595); Margaret of Austria (c. 1577–1611, who married Philip III, king of Spain); Ferdinand II (1578–1637), king of Bohemia and Hungary (r. 1578–1637), Holy Roman emperor (r. 1619–1637); Leopold V, archduke of Austrian Tirol (d. 1632, who married Claudia de Medici ); Maximilian Ernst (1583–1616); Maria Magdalena of Austria (1589–1631, who married Cosimo II, duke of Tuscany); Anna of Styria (1573–1598, who married Sigismund III of Poland); Gregoria Maximiliane (1581–1597); Eleonore (1582–1620); Constance of Styria (1588–1631, who married Sigismund III, king of Poland).