Henri IV, King of France
|born on||24 December 1553 (greg.) at 01:30 (= 01:30 AM )|
|Place||Pau, France, 43n18, 0w22|
|Timezone||LMT m0w22 (is local mean time)|
|Astrology data||02°04' 25°25 Asc. 19°02'|
French royalty, the son of Jeanne d'Albret, Queen of Navarre, and Antoine de Bourbon, the first Bourbon king. Henri IV was a man of courage, vigor and intelligence who brought peace to the religious conflicts of his era by becoming Catholic in 1593. He was successful in war, declaring victory over the Spanish.
He succeeded Henri III in 1589, having married Marguerite de Valois (the third daughter of Henri II and Catherine de Medicis), in 1572. He divorced his wife in 1599 and married Marie de Medicis the following year. His youngest daughter by Marie was Henriette Marie, the Queen of Charles I of England.
He was assassinated on 5/14/1610 OS, Paris, France.
- spouse relationship with Medici, Queen Marie de (born 25 April 1573 (greg.))
- Relationship : Marriage 1572 (To Marguerite de Valois)
- Work : Gain social status 1589 (Succeeded Henri III to the throne)
- Other Misc. 1593 (Conversion to Catholicism)
- Relationship : Divorce dates 1599 (From Cahterine de Medici)
- Relationship : Marriage 1600 (Marie de Medicis)
Martin Harvey in Nativitas I quotes Latin records, "recorded as 1:00 to 2:00 AM." (December 14, 1553 OS) (Hesketh Pearson, "Henri of Navarre," Harper & Row, 1963, p.1, gives December 14, 1553, Bearn, France, no time)
- Traits : Personality : Courageous (Courage and vigor)
- Personal : Religion/Spirituality : Western (Catholic convert)
- Notable : Famous : Royal family (France)