Maria Theresa of Austria (13 May 1717 - 29 Nov 1780) - The only female ruler and last of the House of Habsburg. Sovereign of Austria, Hungary, Croatia, Bohemia, Mantua, Milan, Lodomeria & Galicia, the Austrian Netherlands, and Parma. By marriage, Duchess of Lorraine, Grand Duchess of Tuscany, and Holy Roman Empress. Mother of 16 children, including Maria Antoinette of France.

Formal portrait of Lorelei, age (Painting of Holy Roman Empress, Maria Theresa Walburga Amalia Christina, done by Andreas Möller, in

Maria Theresa gave birth to 16 children- 11 girls and 5 boys. Among them were future emperors Joseph II and Leopold II and Queen Marie Antoinette of France.

wk 18 Maria Theresa gave birth to 16 children- 11 girls and 5 boys. Among them were future emperors Joseph II and Leopold II and Queen Marie Antoinette of France.

Maria Theresa of Austria by Anton Raphael Mengs

Not Maria Louisa of Austria, but Maria Luisa of Parma, who married her first cousin, Charles IV of Spain.

Archduke Karl Ludwig of Austria, Archduchess Maria Theresa and their children, c.1873. [Album: Photographs. Royal Portraits, c.1868-1877]

Archduke Franz Ferdinand & family spam Franz Ferdinand beside his father, Archduke Karl Ludwig) with siblings, posing with their new stepmother, Archduchess Maria Theresa of Austria, neé Infanta.

Archduchesses of Austria The 8 surviving daughters of Maria Theresa of Austria, most portraits believed to have been done by Martin van Mytens. Left to Right Top: Maria Mariana Anna (1738-1789), Maria Mimi Christina (1742-1798), Maria Elisabeth (1743-1808), Maria Amalia (1746-1804), Maria Joanna (1750-1762), Maria Josepha (1751-1767), Maria Carolina (1752-1814), Maria Antonia aka Marie Antoinette (1754-1793)  (via)

lacedheartt: “ Archduchesses of Austria The 8 surviving daughters of Maria Theresa of Austria, most portraits believed to have been done by Martin van Mytens. Left to Right Top: Maria ‘Mariana’ Anna Maria ‘Mimi’ Christina

Maria Theresa of Spain, Louis XIV's wife

Maria Theresa of Spain, Louis XIV’s wife

Contrary to caption, this is not "Maria Theresa of Spain, Louis XIV's wife" but Queen Marie Leczinska of France, consort of Louis XV. By Louis Tocque, at the Louvre. (Clothing would be wrong for Maria Theresa.

Maria Theresa of Austria, Hoky Roman Empress - kings-and-queens Photo

Empress Maria Theresa and the Imperial family (Marie Antoinette fifth from L), by Martin van Meytens

Maria Theresa Order, Grand Cross (center), Commanders' Cross (left) and Knights' Cross (right) insignia.

Maria Theresa Order, Grand Cross (center), Commanders' Cross (left) and Knights' Cross (right) insignia.

Catherine the Great. To ask her the mechanics of the rumoured pulley device, was brilliant and hosted interesting salons

Maria Theresa of Austria born: died: Theresa succeeded her father, Holy Roman Emperor Charles VI, as empress of the Hapsburg controlled lands of Central Europe in She made her son, Joseph II, coregent in 1765 after the death of her husband.

Portrait of a young Maria Theresa of Austria, Queen of Saxony. She was the first daughter and oldest child of the future Leopold II and Maria Luisa of Spain.

Portrait of a young Maria Theresa of Austria Queen of Saxony. She was named after her grandmother, the Habsburg ruler Maria Theresa of Austria She was the first daughter and oldest child of the future Leopold II and Maria Luisa of Spain.

"Princess Maria Theresa", 1790, by  Elisabeth Louise Vigee Le Brun (French, 1755-1842). The Queen of Naples commissioned this portrait of her eldest daughter, Maria Theresa of Bourbon-Two Sicilies (1772-1807). She married her first cousin, Franz II , Emperor of Germany (1792-1806) and Austria (1806-35).

Maria Theresa of Naples and Sicily ~ Louise Elisabeth Vigée Le Brun

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