The Year of Maria Theresa: Birth of Maria Carolina

January 12, 2017 Amy 0

On 12 January 1740, a third daughter was born to Maria Theresa and her husband Duke Francis of Lorraine. The child was named Maria Carolina and was born at Schönbrunn Palace in Vienna. The birth of another girl was a disappointment to the family. Maria Carolina’s grandfather was Holy Roman Emperor Charles VI who was also [read more]

The Year of Maria Theresa

January 1, 2017 Moniek 0

The year 2017 marks 300 years since the birth of the woman who would become the Empress Maria Theresa. Just like with Queen Mary I last year, the entire year will be dedicated to Maria Theresa and currently over 30 articles are planned. You can already read a little bit about Maria Theresa here. We [read more]

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