Today in History - October 20th. 1740 - Maria Theresa of Austria ascends the throne

On October 20th. 1740, Maria Theresa took the throne and became Queen of:
Austria, Hungary, Croatia, Bohemia, Mantua, Milan, Lodomeria, Galicia and the
Austrian Netherlands.

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Own picture of a Statue of Maria Theresa taken in Vienna (Austria)

If you want to know more about her, check the page 'House of Habsburg'
on top of my blog or on this link.