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BiographyGian Gastone de' Medici, Granduca di Toscana, was born 24 May 1671 in Florence, Italy to Cosimo III de' Medici (1642-1723) and Marguerite-Louise of Orléans (1645-1721) and died 9 July 1737 in Florence, Italy of unspecified causes. He married Anna Maria Franziska von Sachsen-Lauenburg (1672-1741) 2 July 1697 in Düsseldorf, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. Notable ancestors include Henry II of England (1133-1189), William I of England (1027-1087), Charlemagne (747-814), Hugh Capet (c940-996), Alfred the Great (849-899). Ancestors are from Italy, France, Austria, the United Kingdom, Spain, Germany, Belgium, Russia, Ukraine, Czechoslovakia, Hungary, Denmark, the Czech Republic, the Netherlands, Portugal, Poland, Switzerland, Lithuania, Belarus, Bohemia, Slovakia, Slovenia, England, Turkey, the Byzantine Empire, Sweden, the United States.