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Maria Teresa of Naples (1772–1807)

Maria Teresa of Naples (1772–1807)

Holy Roman empress . Name variations: Maríe-Thérèse of Bourbon-Naples; Maria Teresa of the Two Sicilies; Maria Theresa of Naples; empress of Austria. Born on June 6, 1772, in Naples; died in childbirth on April 13, 1807, in Vienna; daughter of Maria Carolina (1752–1814) and Ferdinand I, king of the Two Sicilies (r. 1816–1825), king of Naples and Sicily as Ferdinand IV (r. 1759–1806, 1815–1825); became second wife of Francis I (1768–1835) emperor of Austria (r. 1804–1835), also known as Francis II, Holy Roman emperor (r. 1792–1806), on September 19, 1790; children: Marie Louise of Austria (1791–1847, who becamesecond wife of Napoleon I Bonaparte); Ferdinand I the Good (1793–1875), emperor of Austria (r. 1835–1848); Caroline (1794–1795); Caroline (1795–1799); Leopoldina of Austria (1797–1826, who married Pedro I of Brazil); Clementine of Austria (1798–1881); Joseph (b. 1799); Caroline of Austria (1801–1832, who married Frederick Augustus II of Saxony); Francis Charles (1802–1878, who married Sophie of Bavaria ); Mari Anna (1804–1858); Johann (b. 1805); Amalie (1807–1807). Holy Roman emperor Francis II had four wives: Elizabeth of Wurttemberg (1767–1790), Maria Teresa of Naples, Maria Ludovica of Modena (1787–1816), and Caroline Augusta of Bavaria (1792–1873).

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