Maria I, Queen of Portugal

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Name
Maria I, Queen of Portugal Gender: F
born on 17 December 1734 at 18:00 (= 6:00 PM )
Place Lisbon, Portugal, 38n43, 9w08
Timezone LMT m9w08 (is local mean time)
Data source
Bio/autobiography
Rodden Rating B
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_sagcol.18.gif 25°43' s_mo.18.gif s_libcol.18.gif 01°42 Asc.s_cancol.18.gif 14°28'



Queen of Portugal Maria I (by Miguel António do Amaral, 1777)

Biography

Queen of Portugal, Brazil, and the Algarves who reigned from 24 February 1777 until her death on 20 March 1816. Known as Maria the Pious (in Portugal), or Maria the Mad (in Brazil), she was the first undisputed Queen regnant of Portugal. With Napoleon's European conquests, her court, then under the direction of Prince Dom João, the Prince Regent, moved to the then Portuguese colony of Brazil. Later on, Brazil would be elevated from the rank of a colony to that of a Kingdom, with the consequential formation of the United Kingdom of Portugal, Brazil and the Algarves.

In 1760 Maria married her uncle Pedro, younger brother of her father Jose I. They had six children, of whom the eldest surviving son succeeded Maria as João VI on her death in 1816.

Link to Wikipedia biography

Relationships

Events

  • Relationship : Marriage 6 June 1760 (Infante Pedro of Braganza)
    chart Placidus Equal_H.

Source Notes

Sy Scholfield quotes from "D. Maria I, 1777-1792: subsidios para a revisão da história do seu reinado" by Caetano Beirão (Emprêsa nacional de publicidade, 1944), p. 29: "REINAVA grande ansiedade no paço, naquela sexta-feira, 17 de Dezembro de 1734. A Princezinha do Brasil - <la Marianina>, como em Espanha lhe chamavam - com 16 anos apenas, ia enfim dar successao ao herdeiro do trono de Portugal. E, pelas 6 horas da tarde dêsse dia, a formosa filha de Filipe V, dava à luz..."

Translation: Great anxiety reigned in the palace, that Friday, 17 December 1734, as the Princess of Brazil - "la Marianina", as she was known in Spain - at only 16 years old, was finally providing a successor, an heir to the throne of Portugal. And by 6 pm that day, the beautiful daughter of Filipe V, had given birth ...

Full name: Maria Francisca Isabel Josefa Antónia Gertrudes Rita Joana.

Categories

  • Family : Relationship : Marriage more than 15 Yrs (25 years)
  • Family : Parenting : Kids more than 3 (Seven)
  • Notable : Famous : Royal family (House of Braganza, Portugal)