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... Ancestors of Archduke Sigismund, Grand Duke of Tuscany 16 ... Ferdinand IV, Grand Duke of Tuscany 8 ... Archduke Peter Ferdinand, Prince of Tuscany 17 ...
... his steady, consistent, and intelligent administration, which advanced step by step, brought the grand duchy to a high level of material prosperity ... In 2000 Tuscany's regional authorities instituted an annual holiday on 30 November to commemorate the event ... During the last few years of his rule in Tuscany, Leopold had begun to be frightened by the increasing disorders in the German and Hungarian dominions of his family, which were the ...
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