Margaret of Saxony (1840–1858)

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Margaret of Saxony (1840–1858)

Princess of Saxony . Born on May 24, 1840; died on September 15, 1858; daughter of Amalia of Bavaria (1801–1877) and Johann also known as John (1801–1873), king of Saxony (r. 1854–1873); became first wife of Karl Ludwig also known as Charles Louis (1833–1896), archduke of Austria, on November 4,1856. Charles Louis' second wife was Maria Annunziata (1843–1871); his third was Maria Theresa of Portugal .