Maria Ana Victoria (1718–1781)

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Maria Ana Victoria (1718–1781)

Queen and regent of Portugal. Name variations: Mariana Victoria or Vitória; María Ana Victoria of Spain; Marianna Victoria; Maria Anna of Spain; Marie-Anne Bourbon; Marie Anne of Spain. Regent of Portugal (1776–1777). Born Jan 31, 1718, in Madrid; died Jan 15, 1781, at Ajuda Palace, Lisbon; interred at Sao Francisco de Paula, Lisbon; dau. of Elizabeth Farnese (1692–1766) and Philip V, king of Spain (r. 1700–1724, 1725–1746); sister of Ferdinand VI and Louis I, kings of Spain; m. José Manuel also known as Joseph I Emanuel, king of Portugal (r. 1750–1777), on Jan 19, 1729; children: Maria I of Braganza (1734–1816); Maria Ana Francisca (1736–1813); Maria Francisca Dorotea (1739–1771); daughter (1741–1741, stillborn); daughter (1742–1742, stillborn); Maria Francisca Benedicta (1746–1829, who m. José Francisco Xavier, prince of Beira).

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