Charles IX of France
|Born||June 27, 1550|
|Died||May 30, 1574|
|Predecessor||Francis II of France|
|Successor||Henry III of France|
|Spouse(s)||Elizabeth of Austria|
Charles IX of France (June 27, 1550 – May 30, 1574) was a King of France and a member of the house of Valois.
Birth[change | change source]
Charles was born in Saint-Germain-en-Laye, France, on June 27, 1550. His parents were Henry II of France and Catherine of Medici.
Marriage[change | change source]
Charles was married to Elizabeth of Austria on November 26, 1570. They had one child, Mary Elizabeth of France (October 27, 1572 – April 9, 1578), who died young.
Death[change | change source]
Charles died in Vincennes, France, on May 30, 1574. He is buried in the Saint Denis Basilica. The next King was Henry III of France.