Cunigunde Sobieska (fl. 1690s)

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Cunigunde Sobieska (fl. 1690s)

Electress of Bavaria. Name variations: Teresa Sobieski; Theresa Sobieska. Fl. 1690s; dau. of Marie Casimir (1641–1716) and Jan III also known as John III Sobieski (1624–1696), king of Poland (r. 1674–1696); m. Maximilian II Emmanuel (1662–1726), elector of Bavaria (r. 1679–1726); children: Charles Albert, elector of Bavaria (r. 1726–1745), later known as Charles VII (1697–1745), Holy Roman emperor (r. 1742–1745).

Maximilian's 1st wife was Maria Antonia (1669–1692).

See also Women in World History.