Maria Sophia of Neuberg (1666–1699)

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Maria Sophia of Neuberg (1666–1699)

Queen of Portugal . Name variations: Marie-Sophia; Maria Sophia of Palatinate. Born on August 6, 1666, in Neuberg; died on August 4, 1699, in Lisbon, Portugal; daughter of Philip Wilhelm or Philip William, elector Palatine of the Rhine (r. 1667–1706), and Elizabeth Amalia of Hesse (1635–1709); sister of Maria Anna of Neuberg (1667–1740); became second wife of Pedro or Peter II, king of Portugal (r. 1667–1706), on August 11, 1687; children: John of Portugal (1668–1688); John V (1689–1750), king of Portugal (r. 1706–1750); Francisco (b. 1691); Antonio Francisco (b. 1695); Teresa (1696–1704); Manuel (b.1697); Francisca Josefa of Portugal (1699–1736).

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