Maria Amalia, Holy Roman Empress

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Name
Maria Amalia, Holy Roman Empress Gender: F
Maria Amalie Josefa Anna von Österreich
born on 22 October 1701 at 14:30 (= 2:30 PM )
Place Vienna, Austria, 48n13, 16e20
Timezone LMT m16e20 (is local mean time)
Data source
News report
Rodden Rating A
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_libcol.18.gif 28°55' s_mo.18.gif s_cancol.18.gif 01°42 Asc.s_aqucol.18.gif 17°33'



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Holy Roman Empress Maria Amalia
photo: Joseph Vivien (1657–1734), license cc-by-sa-3.0

Biography

Holy Roman Empress, Queen of the Germans, Queen of Bohemia, Electress and Duchess of Bavaria, etc, as the spouse of Karl (Charles) VII, Holy Roman Emperor. By birth, she was an Archduchess of Austria as the daughter of Joseph I, Holy Roman Emperor and Wilhelmine Amalia of Brunswick-Lüneburg.

Maria Amalia had seven children with her husband, only four of whom lived through to adulthood. Her son became Maximilian III, Elector of Bavaria. Her youngest daughter Maria Josepha married the eldest son and heir of Maria Theresa, Emperor Joseph II, but died, childless, of smallpox after two years. Another daughter, Maria Antonia, married her first cousin, Friedrich Christian, who was Prince-elector of Saxony for less than three months in 1763. Her middle surviving daughter Maria Anna Josepha Augusta became Margravine of Baden-Baden.

Maria Amalia died in Munich at the Nymphenburg Palace on 11 December 1756, aged 55.

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Source Notes

Sy Scholfield provided birth news from Historische Remarques Der Neuesten Sachen in Europa Des 1701. Jahres, Part 3 by Peter Ambrosius Lehmann (Reumann, 1702), p. 358: "Wien. Am 22. Octobris Nachmittags zwischen 2. und 3. Uhren sind Ihre Majestat die Konische Konigin von einer prinzessin glücklich genesen"

(Vienna. On 22 October in the afternoon between 2 and 3 o'clock our majesty the queen was happily delivered of a princess).

Categories

  • Family : Parenting : Kids more than 3 (Seven)
  • Notable : Famous : Royal family (House of Habsburg, by birth)
  • Notable : Famous : Royal family (House of Wittelsbach, by marriage)