Mary of Burgundy, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Mary of Burgundy

Duchess of Burgundy and wife of Emperor Maximilian I

Date of Birth: 13-Feb-1457

Place of Birth: Brussels metropolitan area, Brussels-Capital Region, Belgium

Date of Death: 27-Mar-1482

Profession: politician

Nationality: Belgium, France

Zodiac Sign: Aquarius

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About Mary of Burgundy

  • Mary (French: Marie; Dutch: Maria; 13 February 1457 – 27 March 1482), Duchess of Burgundy, reigned over many of the territories of the Duchy of Burgundy, now mainly in France and the Low Countries, from 1477 until her death.
  • As the only child of Charles the Bold, Duke of Burgundy, and his wife Isabella of Bourbon, she inherited the duchy upon the death of her father in the Battle of Nancy on 5 January 1477.
  • Owing to the great prosperity of many of her territories, Mary was often referred to as Mary the Rich.

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