Maria Anna of Savoy (1803–1884)

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Maria Anna of Savoy (1803–1884)

Empress of Austria . Name variations: Marianna of Savoy. Born Maria Anna Caroline Pié on September 19, 1803, in Turin; died on May 4, 1884, in Vienna; daughter of Maria Teresa of Austria (1773–1832) and Victor Emmanuel I (1759–1824), king of Sardinia (r. 1802–1821, abdicated); married Ferdinand I the Good (1793–1875), emperor of Austria (r. 1835–1848), on September 5, 1823; children: Louise (1821–1823); Charles III (1823–1854), duke of Parma (r. 1849–1854).