Maria Amalia (1746–1804)

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Maria Amalia (1746–1804)

Duchess of Parma . Name variations: Amelia; Maria Amalie. Born on February 26, 1746, in Vienna; died on June 18, 1804, in Prague; daughter of Maria Theresa of Austria (1717–1780) and Francis I, Holy Roman emperor (r. 1745–1765); niece of Maria Amalia (1724–1730); sister of Maria Carolina (1752–1814), Joseph II, emperor of Austria and Holy Roman emperor (r. 1765–1790), Maria Christina (1742–1798), Elizabeth of Austria (1743–1808), Leopold II, Holy Roman emperor (r. 1790–1792), and Marie Antoinette (1755–1793), queen of France; married Ferdinand I (1751–1802), duke of Parma (r. 1765–1802), on July 19, 1769; children: Caroline of Parma (1770–1804); Louis I (1773–1803), duke of Parma (r. 1801–1803); Marie Antoinette (1774–1841, an Ursuline abbess); Charlotte of Parma (1777–1813); Philipp of Parma (1783–1786); Louise (1787–1789).

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