Mariana of Austria
Maria Anna of Neuburg

Queens Regent – Mariana of Austria

A regent is “a person appointed to administer a state because the monarch is a minor, is absent or is incapacitated.” Mariana of Austria was born on 24 December 1634 as the daughter of Ferdinand III, Holy Roman Emperor and Maria Anna of Spain. At the age of 11, Mariana was betrothed to Balthasar Charles, Prince [read more]