Maria Karolina, Archduchess of Austria (1740)

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Maria Karolina, Archduchess of Austria (1740) Gender: F
Maria Carolina Ernestina Antonia Johanna Josepha
born on 12 January 1740 at 08:45 (= 08:45 AM )
Place Vienna, Austria, 48n13, 16e2223
Timezone LMT m16e2223 (is local mean time)
Data source
Rodden Rating B
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_capcol.18.gif 21°31' s_mo.18.gif s_cancol.18.gif 03°55 Asc.s_aqucol.18.gif 08°19'

Archduchess of Austria (1740) Maria Karolina (Detail from a portrait by Martin van Meytens)


Austrian Archduchess, the third child and daughter of Maria Theresa, later Queen of Hungary and Bohemia. Her father was Duke Francis of Lorraine, later Francis I, Holy Roman Emperor. The Archduchess suddenly became gravely ill on 24 January 1741 and died the next day, aged 1, probably of smallpox.

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  • Death by Disease 24 January 1741 (Smallpox (?), Age 1)
    chart Placidus Equal_H.

Source Notes

Sy Scholfield quotes from "Die Kaisergruft bei den Kapuzinern in Wien" by Cölestin Wolfsgruber (Vienna, 1887), p. 192: "Erzherzogin Maria Carolina ... Dienstag den 12. Jänner 1740 gegen 3/4 auf 9 Uhr fruhe Morgens ist die Erzherzogin Vermählte Herzogin Von Lothringen mit einer Prinzesin erfreut worden."

Translation: Archduchess Maria Carolina ... Tuesday 12 January 1740, the archduchess and Duchess Of Lorraine was happily delivered of a princess at a quarter to 9 o'clock in the morning.


  • Personal : Death : Short Life less than 29 Yrs (Died aged 1)
  • Notable : Famous : Royal family (House of Habsburg-Lorraine)