[muh-ree-uh tuh-rey-suh, -zuh]
archduchess of Austria; queen of Hungary and Bohemia 1740–80 (wife of Francis II; mother of Joseph II, Leopold II, Marie Antoinette).
Maria Theresa Walburga Amalia Christina was the only female ruler of the
Habsburg dominions and the last of the House of Habsburg. She was the
sovereign of ...
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Roman Empress of the Habsburg Dynasty and mother to Marie Antoinette, ...
Maria Theresa, German Maria Theresia (born May 13, 1717, Vienna—died Nov.
29, 1780, Vienna), archduchess of Austria and queen of Hungary and Bohemia ...
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due to the nature of her inheritance or her own mistakes?' - will be extremely valuable to students of the Empress, the text is in a .pdf file and you'll need Adobe Acrobat to read it. More »
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 ...
Maria Theresa was born on 13 May, 1717, the daughter of the German Emperor
Charles VI (1711-1740) and his wife Elizabeth von Braunschweig-Wolfenbttel.
Sep 13, 2006 ... Maria Theresa was born in Vienna on May 13, 1717. She was the eldest
daughter of the Hapsburg Emperor Charles VI who also held the title ...
Maria Theresa, Archduchess of Austria, Queen of Hungary and Bohemia, and
wife of the Holy Roman emperor Francis I was born at Vienna on the 13th of May
MARIA THERESA (HOLY ROMAN EMPIRE) (Maria Theresa; 1717–1780; ruled
1740–1780), empress of Austria. Many historians regard the eighteenth century ...