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  2. Maria Theresa | Biography, Facts, Accomplishments, & Children

    Maria Theresa, German Maria Theresia, (born May 13, 1717, Vienna—died November 29, 1780, Vienna), archduchess of Austria and queen of Hungary and Bohemia (1740–80), wife and empress of the Holy Roman emperor Francis I (reigned 1745–65), and mother of the Holy Roman emperor Joseph II (reigned 1765–90).

  3. Maria Theresa - Wikipedia

    Maria Theresa (German: Maria Theresia Walburga Amalia Christina; 13 May 1717 – 29 November 1780) was ruler of the Habsburg dominions from 1740 until her death in 1780, and the only woman to hold the position suo jure (in her own right).

  4. Name: Maria Theresa Birth Year: 1717 Birth date: May 13, 1717 Birth City: Vienna Birth Country: Austria Gender: Female Best Known For: Maria Theresa was an Austrian archduchess and Holy Roman...

  5. Maria Theresa, Archduchess of Austria - King's College

    Maria Theresa (1717-1780), archduchess of Austria, Holy Roman Empress, and queen of Hungary and Bohemia, began her rule in 1740. She was the only woman ruler in the 650 history of the Habsburg dynasty. She was also one of the most successful Habsburg rulers, male or female, while bearing sixteen children between 1738 and 1756.

  6. Maria Theresa - Late years | 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.” Robert Pick

  7. Unhinged Facts About Queen Maria Theresa, The Last Habsburg

    Maria Theresa was the sole female ruler of the Habsburgs, and the last of her house. In her own right, she was the ruler of Austria, Hungary, and Bohemia, among other countries—not to mention her title as the “Empress Consort of the Holy Roman Empire.”. Shutterstock. Advertisement.

  8. Maria Theresa Biography - Facts, Childhood, Family Life ...

    Maria Theresa was the Holy Roman Empress and Queen Consort of Germany from September 13, 1745 to August 18, 1765. She was known for reforming the economy and educational system of her empire. Personal Life & Legacy After the untimely demise of Leopold Clement, Maria Theresa exchanged the nuptial vows with Leopold’s younger brother, Francis Stephen.

  9. Empress Maria Theresa - World Leaders in History - WorldAtlas

    Maria Theresa was born into one of the most important royal houses of Europe: the Habsburg. The throne of the Holy Roman Emperor was occupied continuously by the House of Habsburg since 1438 until 1780 with the death of Maria Theresa. At the time of her birth, females were not allowed to inherit the throne.