Infanta Maria of Guimarães

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Maria of Portugal
Duchess of Parma
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Tenure 11 November 1565 – 7 September 1577
Spouse Alexander Farnese, Duke of Parma
Issue
Detail
Ranuccio I Farnese, Duke of Parma
Margherita, Duchess of Mantua
Cardinal Oddoardo
House House of Aviz
Father Infante Duarte, Duke of Guimarães
Mother Isabel of Braganza
Born 12 August 1538
Ribeira Palace, Lisbon, Kingdom of Portugal and the Algarves
Died 7 September 1577(1577-09-07) (aged 39)
Parma, Duchy of Parma
Religion Roman Catholicism

Maria of Portugal (12 August 1538 – 7 September 1577) was a Portuguese infanta, daughter of Infante Duarte, Duke of Guimarães (son of Portuguese King Manuel I), and Isabel of Braganza. She married Alessandro Farnese, Duke of Parma and Piacenza on November 11, 1565. She was a Duchess of Parma by marriage.

Issue[edit]

Name Birth Death Notes
Ranuccio Farnese 28 March 1569 5 March 1622 succeeded as Duke of Parma
married, 1600, Margherita Aldobrandini; had issue
Margherita Farnese 7 November 1567 13 April 1643 married, 1581, Vincenzo I, Duke of Mantua; no issue
Odoardo Farnese 7 December 1573 21 February 1626 became a Cardinal

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