Catherine of Medici

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Catherine of Medici

Catherine de' Medici (April 13, 1519January 5, 1589) was the wife of Henry II of France.

Catherine was the daughter of Lorenzo II de' Medici. She was born in Florence, Italy. She was born Caterina de' Medici.

Catherine was married to Henry II of France when she was 14 years old. Their children were:

Catherine is buried in the Saint Denis Basilica.