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  2. Maria Theresa of Austria, Queen of Saxony - Wikipedia

    Religion. Roman Catholicism. Maria Theresa of Austria ( Maria Theresia Josepha Charlotte Johanna; 14 January 1767 – 7 November 1827) was born an Archduchess of Austria and a Princess of Tuscany. She was later Queen of Saxony as the second wife and consort of King Anthony of Saxony .

  3. Maria Theresa of Austria - New World Encyclopedia

    Not to be confused with Maria Theresa of Austria (1816-1867). Maria Theresa (May 13, 1717 – November 29, 1780) was (reigning) Archduchess of Austria and Queen of Hungary and Bohemia, and, through her marriage, Holy Roman Empress.

  4. History of Austria - From the accession of Maria Theresa to ...

    For Austria the most serious loss was Silesia, which Maria Theresa found necessary to cede to Prussia first in 1742 and again in 1745. Losing Silesia opened the way to the rise of Prussia as the most serious rival of the Habsburgs in Germany.

  5. Maria Theresa of Spain - Wikipedia

    Maria Theresa of Spain (Spanish: María Teresa de Austria; French: Marie-Thérèse d'Autriche; 10 September 1638 – 30 July 1683) was Queen of France from 1660 to 1683 as the wife of King Louis XIV. [1] [2] She was born an Infanta of Spain and Portugal as the daughter of King Philip IV and Elisabeth of France , and was also an Archduchess of ...

  6. Maria Theresa summary | Britannica

    Maria Theresa , German Maria Theresia , (born May 13, 1717, Vienna, Austria—died Nov. 29, 1780, Vienna), Archduchess of Austria and queen of Hungary and Bohemia (1740–80).

  7. Maria Theresa of Austria - Simple English Wikipedia, the free ...

    Maria Theresa of Austria(13 May 1717 – 29 November 1780) was the only female head of the Habsburg Dynasty. She reigned as the de facto Empress Regnant of the Holy Roman Empireand Queen of Germany. She was also queen of Hungaryand Bohemia, archduchessof Austria, and held many other titles.

  8. Maria Theresa - Empress, Austria, Reforms | Britannica

    Maria Theresa was a key figure in the power politics of 18th-century Europe. To the Habsburg monarchy, a dynastic agglomeration of disparate lands, she gave a measure of unity. A princess of engaging naturalness, she was one of the most capable rulers of her house and, according to one historian, “the most human of the Habsburgs.”

  9. What made Austria's Maria Theresa a one-of-a-kind ruler

    Maria Theresa was only 23 years old when she ascended to the Austrian throne in 1740. Though the official ruler was actually her husband, Francis I, she governed the Habsburg monarchy...

  10. Maria Theresa of Naples and Sicily - Wikipedia

    Maria Theresa of Naples and Sicily (6 June 1772 – 13 April 1807) was the first Empress of Austria and last Holy Roman Empress as the spouse of Francis II. She was born a Princess of Naples as the eldest daughter of King Ferdinand I of the Two Sicilies and Queen Maria Carolina . Life Maria Theresa of Naples as a young child Early life

  11. Maria Theresa of Austria | Palace of Versailles

    1638-1683 Daughter of King Philip IV of Spain and Elisabeth de France, Maria Theresa was born in 1638 at the Escurial Palace near Madrid. In 1660, in the wake of the Treaty of the Pyrenees, she married Louis XIV in Saint-Jean-de-Luz. The wedding sealed the reconciliation between France and Spain.

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