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Infanta Maria of Guimarães

Maria of Portugal
Hereditary Princess of Parma
Antonis Mor, 1550.
Tenure 11 November 1565 – 7 September 1577
Born 12 August 1538
Ribeira Palace, Lisbon,
Died 7 September 1577(1577-09-07) (aged 39)
Parma, Duchy of Parma
Spouse Alexander Farnese, Duke of Parma
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
Religion Roman Catholicism

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


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


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