Marie Josepha (1699–1757)

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Marie Josepha (1699–1757)

Queen of Poland . Name variations: Marie Josephine; Maria Josepha of Austria; Marie Josephe. Born on December 8, 1699; died on November 17, 1757; daughter of Joseph I (1678–1711), Holy Roman emperor (r. 1705–1711), and Wilhelmina of Brunswick (1673–1742); married Frederick Augustus II (1696–1763), elector of Saxony (r. 1733–1763), also known as Augustus III, king of Poland (r. 1733–1763), on August 20, 1719; children: Frederick Christian (1722–1763), elector of Saxony (r. 1763); Maria Amalia of Saxony (1724–1760, who married Charles III, king of Spain); Marie Josephe of Saxony (1731–1767, who married Louis, the dauphin of France).