Maria Ludovica (1798–1857)

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Maria Ludovica (1798–1857)

Tuscan noblewoman . Name variations: Marie Louise or Marie Luise. Born on August 30, 1798, in Florence, Italy; died on June 15, 1857, in Florence; daughter of Ferdinand III, grand duke of Tuscany (r. 1790–1802 and 1814–1824) and Louisa Amelia (1773–1802); sister of Leopold II, grand duke of Tuscany (r. 1824–1859).