Anne of Austria

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Anne of Austria

1601-1666.
Queen of France as the wife of Louis XIII and regent (1643-1651) for her son Louis XIV.

Anne of Austria

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(Biography) 1601–66, wife of Louis XIII of France and daughter of Philip III of Spain: regent of France (1643–61) for her son Louis XIV

Anne′ of Aus′tria


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1601–66, queen consort of Louis XIII of France: regent during the minority of her son Louis XIV.
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