Maria Amalia of Saxony (1724–1760)

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Maria Amalia of Saxony (1724–1760)

Queen of Spain . Name variations: Marie-Amelia Saski. Born on November 24, 1724; died on September 27, 1760; daughter of Frederick Augustus II (1696–1763), elector of Saxony (r. 1733–1763), also known as Augustus III, king of Poland (r. 1733–1763), and Marie Josepha (1699–1757); married Carlos III also known as Charles III (1716–1788), king of Spain (r. 1759–1788), also known as Charles IV, king of Naples and Sicily (r. 1735–1759), on June 19, 1738; children: Marie Elizabeth (1740–1742); Marie Josepha (1742–1742); Marie Elizabeth (1743–1749); Marie Josepha (1744–1801); Maria Louisa of Spain (1745–1792, who married Leopold II, emperor of Austria); Philipp Anton (b. 1747); Charles IV (1748–1819), king of Spain (r. 1788–1808); Marie Therese (1749–1750); Ferdinand IV (1751–1825), king of Naples and Sicily (r. 1759–1806, 1815–1825), later known as Ferdinand I, king of the Two Sicilies (r. 1816–1825); Gabriel (b. 1752); Marie Anna (1754–1755); Anton (b. 1755); Franz Xaver (b. 1757).

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