Today in History - February 6th. 1929 - Maria Christina of Austria

Maria Christina of Austria was born on July 21st. 1858.


Marie Christina of Austria
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Her parents were Archduke Karl Ferdinand of Austria and
Archduchess Elisabeth Franziska of Austria.

Sometimes she was described as tall, fair sensible and well educated.
On November 29th. 1879, Maria Christina married King Alfonso XII of Spain.
Maria Christina became Queen Consort of Spain.


King Alfonso XII of Spain
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They had 3 children. King Alfonso XII of Spain died when she was pregnant of 
her 3rd child.


Queen Maria Christina of Spain
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Archduchess ( Queen) Maria Christina of Austria (of Spain) died on 
February 6th. 1929 in Madrid.