Maria Beatrice of Sardinia (1792–1840)

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Maria Beatrice of Sardinia (1792–1840)

Duchess of Modena . Name variations: Beatrix of Modena-Este; Maria Beatrice of Modena; Maria Beatrix of Savoy. Born Maria Beatrice Victoire Josephine on December 6, 1792; died on September 15, 1840; daughter of Maria Teresa of Austria (1773–1832) and Victor Emmanuel I (1759–1824), king of Sardinia (r. 1802–1821, abdicated); married Franz or Francis IV (1779–1846), duke of Modena (r. 1814–1846), on June 20, 1812; children: Therese of Bourbon (1817–1886); Francis V (1819–1875), duke of Modena (r. 1846–1859, who married Adelgunde of Bavaria ); Ferdinand (1821–1849, who married Elizabeth [1831–1903], daughter of Archduke Joseph); Maria Beatrice of Modena (1824–1906, who married the infante Juan de Borbon).