Maria II, Queen of Portugal

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Name
Maria II, Queen of Portugal Gender: F
Maria da Glória
born on 4 April 1819 at 17:00 (= 5:00 PM )
Place Rio De Janeiro, Brazil, 22s53, 43w0613
Timezone LMT m43w0613 (is local mean time)
Data source
Bio/autobiography
Rodden Rating B
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_aricol.18.gif 14°13' s_mo.18.gif s_leocol.18.gif 07°39 Asc.s_vircol.18.gif 26°23'



Queen of Portugal Maria II (c. 1850)

Biography

Queen regnant of the Kingdom of Portugal and the Algarves from 1826 to 1828 and again from 1834 to 1853. She was known as "the Educator" (Portuguese: "a Educadora") or "the Good Mother" (Portuguese: "a Boa Mãe").

Maria was the daughter of the future King of Portugal and first Emperor of Brazil, Pedro IV and I and his first wife Maria Leopoldina, Archduchess of Austria, herself a daughter of Emperor Francis II. Maria is the only European monarch to have been born outside Europe, though she was born in Portuguese territory.

On 26 January 1835, Maria married, at the age of fifteen, Auguste, Duke of Leuchtenberg, son of Eugène de Beauharnais, and grandson of Empress Josephine. However, he died only two months later on 28 March 1835. On 1 January 1836, she married Prince Ferdinand of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha. Maria died in Lisbon 15 November 1853 aged 34, while giving birth to their eleventh child, Princess Anna, who also died.

Link to Wikipedia biography

Relationships

Events

  • Other Death 15 November 1853 (During childbirth, Age 34)
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Source Notes

Sy Scholfield quotes from "O Panorama, Volumes 11-12" (1854), p. 132: "D'este feliz consorcio o primeiro e desejado fructo foi a senhora D. Maria II, nascida no palácio de S. Christovão, suburbano da cidade do Rio de Janeiro, em domingo de Ramos, 4 de abril de 1819, pelas cinco horas da tarde."

Translation: Maria II, born in the palace of S. Christovão in Rio de Janeiro on Palm Sunday, 4 April 1819, at five o'clock in the evening.

Same data in "A Imperatriz Leopoldina: sua vida e sua época: ensaio de uma biografia" by Oberacker Jr. (Conselho Federal de Cultura, 1973), p. 184: "no dia 4 de abril de 1819, domingo «às cinco horas da tarde, três grandes girândolas soltas do Morro do Castelo anunciavam aos habitantes do Rio de Janeiro o nascimento de D. Maria da Glória» (Debret, II, p. 75)."

Translation: on 4 April 1819, Sunday 'at five o'clock in the afternoon, three large loose girândolas on Castle Hill announced to the inhabitants of Rio de Janeiro the birth of Maria da Glória" (Debret, II, p. 75).

Full name: Maria da Glória Joana Carlota Leopoldina da Cruz Francisca Xavier de Paula Isidora Micaela Gabriela Rafaela Gonzaga.

Categories

  • Family : Relationship : Number of Marriages (2)
  • Family : Parenting : Kids more than 3 (9 live births, 2 stillborn)
  • Notable : Famous : Royal family (House of Braganza)