Queen Kristina (Christina) Wasa of Sweden, 1626-1689. An early modern philosopher and patron of philosophy, who followed the teachings of Gassendi most closely, but also corresponded with and received Descartes. She abdicated the throne rather than undergo marriage. Her life was the subject of the 1933 movie Queen Christina, starring Greta Garbo.

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Catholic Encyclopedia: Christina Alexandra
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Queen Christina of Sweden
A detailed illustrated biography, including commentary on the movie.
Wikipedia: Christina of Sweden
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