Maria Theresa of Spain (1726–1746)

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Maria Theresa of Spain (1726–1746)

French dauphine and infanta of Spain . Name variations: Marie Therese de Bourbon; Mary Theresa;Marie Raphaëlle or Marie Raphaelle of Spain. Born Marie-Thèrése Raphaele de Bourbon on June 11, 1726; died four days after giving birth to a girl on July 22, 1746, at age 20; daughter of Philip V (b. 1683), king of Spain, and Elizabeth Farnese (1692–1766); became first wife of Louis le dauphin (1729–1765, father of Louis XVI), on February 23, 1745; children: one girl (name unknown). Louis the Dauphin's second wife was Marie Josephe of Saxony (1731–1767).

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