Today in History - December 14th. 1787 - Maria Ludovika of Austria

On December 14th. 1787,  Maria Ludovika of Austria was born as a daughter of
Archduke Ferdinand of Austria-Este and Maria Beatrice Ricciarda d'Este.
They were members of the House of Austria-Este, a branch of the House of
Habsburg-Lorraine.


Maria Ludovika of Austria - Source picture: Wikipedia

She was the third wife of Emperor Francis of Austria.


Emperor Francis of Austria
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In 1816, she died from tuberculosis. Maria Ludovika of Austria was only 28 years old.
She is buried in the Royal Crypt in Vienna. 


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