Maria Beatrice of Modena (1824–1906)

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Maria Beatrice of Modena (1824–1906)

Spanish royal . Name variations: Beatriz of Austria Este; Marie Beatrix of Modena. Born on February 13, 1824, in Modena; died on March 18, 1906, in Gorz; daughter of Franz or Francis IV (1779–1846), duke of Modena (r. 1814–1846) and Maria Beatrice of Sardinia (1792–1840); married the infante Juan de Borbon also known as John of Bourbon or John of Molina (1822–1887), on February 6, 1847; children: Charles (b. 1848), duke of Madrid; Alphonse Carlos (b. 1849), duke of San Jaime.