Maria Theresa of Austria (1816–1867)


Maria Theresa of Austria (1816–1867)

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name =Maria Theresa of Austria
full name = Maria Theresia Isabella
title = Queen of the Two Sicilies


caption = Portrait of Maria Theresa of Austria (c. 1835).
reign =
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predecessor =
successor =
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spouse =Ferdinand II of the Two Sicilies
issue = Prince Louis, Count of Trani
Prince Albert Maria, Count of Castrogiovanni
Prince Alfonso, Count of Caserta
Princess Maria Annunciata
Princess Maria Immaculata Clementina
Prince Gaetan, Count of Girgenti
Prince Giuseppe, Count of Lucera
Maria Pia della Grazia, Duchess of Parma
Prince Vincenzo, Count of Melazzo
Prince Pasquale, Count of Bari
Princess Maria Luisa Immaculata
Prince Gennaro, Count of Caltagirone
royal house = House of Habsburg-Lorraine
House of Bourbon-Two Sicilies
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father = Archduke Charles, Duke of Teschen
mother =Princess Henrietta of Nassau-Weilburg
date of birth =birth date|1816|07|31|df=y
place of birth = Vienna, Austrian Empire
date of death =death date and age|1867|08|08|1816|07|31|df=y
place of death = Albano, Italy
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Archduchess Maria Theresa (Isabella) of Austria-Teschen (31 July, 1816, Vienna8 August, 1867, Albano) was the second Queen consort of Ferdinand II of the Two Sicilies.

Family

She was the eldest daughter of Archduke Charles, Duke of Teschen and Henrietta of Nassau-Weilburg.

Her paternal grandparents were Leopold II, Holy Roman Emperor and Maria Louisa of Spain. Her maternal grandparents were Frederick William of Nassau-Weilburg (1768–1816) and his wife Louise Isabelle of Kirchberg.

Frederick William was the eldest surviving son of Karl Christian of Nassau-Weilburg and Princess Wilhelmine Carolina of Orange-Nassau.

Wilhelmine Carolina was a daughter of William IV, Prince of Orange and Anne, Princess Royal. Anne was in turn the eldest daughter of George II of Great Britain and Caroline of Ansbach.

Marriage

On 27 January 1837, Maria Theresa married Ferdinand II of the Two Sicilies. The bride was almost twenty-one years old and the groom twenty-seven. They had twelve children together:

Ancestry

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1= 1. Archduchess Maria Theresa of Austria
2= 2. Archduke Charles, Duke of Teschen
3= 3. Princess Henrietta of Nassau-Weilburg
4= 4. Leopold II, Holy Roman Emperor
5= 5. Maria Louisa of Spain
6= 6. Frederick William, Duke of Nassau
7= 7. Louise Isabelle of Kirchberg
8= 8. Francis I, Holy Roman Emperor
9= 9. Maria Theresa of Austria
10= 10. Charles III of Spain
11= 11. Maria Amalia of Saxony
12= 12. Charles Christian, Prince of Nassau-Weilburg
13= 13. Princess Carolina of Orange-Nassau
14= 14. Georg, Landgrave of Kirchberg, Count of Sayn-Hachenburg
15= 15. Countess Elisabeth Augusta Reuss of Greiz
16= 16. Leopold, Duke of Lorraine
17= 17. Élisabeth Charlotte of Orléans
18= 18. Charles VI, Holy Roman Emperor
19= 19. Elisabeth Christine of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel
20= 20. Philip V of Spain
21= 21. Elisabeth of Parma
22= 22. Augustus III of Poland
23= 23. Maria Josepha of Austria
24= 24. Charles Augustus, Prince of Nassau-Weilburg
25= 25. Princess Auguste Friederike of Nassau-Idstein
26= 26. William IV, Prince of Orange
27= 27. Anne, Princess Royal
28= 28. Wilhelm Ludwig, Landgrave of Kirchberg
29= 29. Countess Luise of Dhaun
30= 30. Heinrich XI, Prince Reuss of Greiz
31= 31. Konradine Eleonore, Princess Reuss of Köstritz
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External links

* [http://genealogy.euweb.cz/habsburg/habsburg12.html#MTKT A listing of descendants of Archduke Charles, Duke of Teschen]


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