Claude Françoise de Lorraine

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Duchess of Lorraine
Born (1612-10-06)6 October 1612
Ducal Palace of Nancy, Lorraine
Died 2 August 1648(1648-08-02) (aged 35)
Vienna, Austria
Spouse Nicholas II, Duke of Lorraine
Issue Charles V, Duke of Lorraine
Anne Marie Thérèse, Abbess of Remiremont
Full name
Claude Françoise de Lorraine
House House of Lorraine
Father Henry II, Duke of Lorraine
Mother Margerita Gonzaga

Claude of Lorraine (6 October 1612 – 2 August 1648) was a daughter of Henry II, Duke of Lorraine, and Margerita Gonzaga, her sister was Nicole, Duchess of Lorraine. She married her first cousin and was the Duchess of Lorraine by marriage.


She married her first cousin Nicholas II, Duke of Lorraine, at Lunéville on 18 February 1634 and had the following children:

Claude Françoise died in Vienna aged 35 having given birth to twins Marie Anne and Anne Marie. She was buried at the Church of Saint-François-des-Cordeliers, Nancy, Lorraine.


Preceded by
Nicole, Duchess of Lorraine
Duchess of Lorraine
Succeeded by
Béatrix de Cusance