Louisa Christina of Bavaria (fl. 1726)

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Louisa Christina of Bavaria (fl. 1726)

Duchess of Savoy. Name variations: Louise Christine; Polyxena-Christina of Hesse. Born around 1700; daughter of Ernest-Leopold of Hesse Rheinfelt; married Charles Emmanuel III (1701–1773), duke of Savoy (r. 1730–1773) and king of Sardinia; children: Victor Amadeus III (1726–1796), duke of Savoy (r. 1773–1796). Charles Emmanuel was also married to Elizabeth of Lorraine (1711–1741).