Empress Maria Theresa of Austria (1717-1780; reigned 1740-1780) was one of Europe’s strongest rulers during the eighteenth century. Her daughter, Maria Antonia (Marie Antoinette), was one of sixteen children.
Empress Maria Theresa
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.
The pages of history are littered with the names of powerful men. But from time to time, there have been women who have shone out as being equally
Maria Theresa: Empress of Austria following the War of the Austrian Succession, she was Marie Antoinette's mother and took a dim view of Catherine the Great
Maria Theresa of Austria, Hoky Roman Empress - kings-and-queens Photo
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Wenzel Pohl, Maria Teresa, Holy Roman Empress and Queen of Hungary and Bohemia, founder and first Grand Master of the Royal Hungarian Order of Saint Stephen, wearing the robes of the Order (detail).
tiny-librarian: “ 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. ”
Kaiserin Maria Theresia (HRR) - Maria Theresia von Österreich (Martin van Meytens)
A Portrait Of Maria Theresa, Archduchess Of Austria, Empress Of The Holy Roman Empire, Queen Of Hungary And Bohemia (1717-1780)
18th cent.,Queen Maria Theresa of Austria(1717-80) Bildnis der Kaiserin Maria Theresia.Provenienz:aus österreichischem Adelsbesitz.Workshop of Martin van Meytens (1695-1770)oil on canvas,92×75 cm.
The first born child of Emperor Francis and Empress Maria Theresa. To quote : On this day in history, February 5th, in 1737, Archduchess...
Maria Theresa of Austria, widow in 1773, remined in mourning from the death of her husband to her own death 18y later.
Maria Theresa Walburga Amalia Christina 1740. The only female ruler of the Habsburg dominions and the last of the House of Habsburg. Mother of 16 children including Marie Antoinette.