Today in History - February 26th. 1746 - Archduchess Maria Amalia of Austria

Archduchess Maria Amalia of Austria was born on February 26th. 1746 in Vienna.


Archduchess Maria Amalia of Austria
Source picture: Wikipedia

Her parents were Francis I, Holy emperor and Maria Theresa of Austria.

She was the sister of:
Emperor Leopold II of Austria; 
Maria Carolina, Queen of Naples; 
and Marie Antoinette, Queen of France.

Archduchess Maria Amalia of Austria married (against her will) 
Ferdinand, Duke of Parma.


Ferdinand, Duke of Parma
Source picture: Wikipedia

They had nine children. Archduchess Maria Amalia of Austria stayed close with
her sisters. One of Queen Marie Antoinette's letters was to Maria Amalia. 

Archduchess Maria Amalia died on June 18th. 1804 in Prague.
Post a Comment