Today in History - January 17th. 1831 - Archduchess Elisabeth Franziska of Austria

Elisabeth Franziska Maria, Archduchess of Austria, Princess of Hungary and Bohemia
was born on January 17th. 1831 in Ofen (Hungary).


Archduchess Elisabeth Franziska
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Her parents were Archduke Joseph, Palatine of Hungary and 
Maria Dorothea of Württemberg.

Archduchess Elisabeth married twice. 
First she married Archduke Ferdinand Karl Victor of Austria-Este
They were the parents of Maria Theresa, last queen of Bavaria.

Secondly she married Archduke Karl Ferdinand of Austria.
They had 4 children together. One of them, Maria Theresa of Austria
was Queen Consort of Spain.

Archduchess Elisabeth Franziska was a member of the
House of Habsburg-Lorraine.