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  Informat.io on Maria Ii Of Portugal   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Maria was thereupon restored to the throne, and obtained an annulment of her marriage.
Maria's reign saw a revolutionary insurrection on May 16, 1846, but this was crushed by royalist troops on February 22, 1847, and Portugal otherwise avoided the European upheavals of 1848.
Maria II is remembered as a good mother and a kind person, who always acted according to her convictions in an attempt to help her country.
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 Royalty.nu - Royalty in Brazil - Brazilian Royal History
Brazil is the largest country in South America; in fact, it takes up half the continent of South America, and is the fifth-largest country in the world both in size and population.
Dona Leopoldina: The Habsburg Empress of Brazil by Gloria Kaiser, translated by Lowell A. Bangerter.
Pedro II of Brazil: Son of the Habsburg Empress by Gloria Kaiser, translated by Lowell A. Bangerter.
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 The Amazon Throne
Referred to as Leopoldina, the Austrian Archduchess was one of the daughters of Emperor Franz I and a sister of Empress Marie-Louise, Napoleon's second wife.
Leopoldina's life in Brazil was to be fraught with anxieties over her future, that of her children and the decreasing attention paid her by her husband.
Francisca of Braganza was married to Prince Philippe of Bourbon-Orleans, the fourth son of King Louis-Philippe of France; Januaria of Brazil was married to Prince Louis of the Two-Sicilies, Count of Aquila, brother of Empress Theresa.
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 Reference.com/Encyclopedia/Pedro I of Brazil
Upon the death in 1816 of his paternal grandmother, Queen Maria I, Pedro became the heir to both kingdoms and received the titles Prince of Brazil and 18th Duke of Braganza.
In the aftermath of a political crisis that followed the dismissal of his ministers, and amid a growing economic crisis, Pedro abdicated his throne in Brazil in favor of his son Pedro II on April 7, 1831, who was only 5 at the time.
Maria Amélia de Bragança, Princess of Brazil (1 December 1831–4 February1853).
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 Pedro II of Brazil Summary
Brazil joined Argentina and Uruguay in the War of the Triple Alliance in May 1865 but bore the brunt of the battle as Pedro refused compromise or mediation until López was eliminated.
The aim of the war in Portugal was to restore the throne of Portugal to Maria II, older sister of Pedro II.
His and his wife's remains were taken to Brazil in 1922, and were reburied in Petrópolis, their former summer residence, in 1939.
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 Pedro I of Brazil Summary
In 1817 Pedro married Carolina Josefa Leopoldina, the daughter of Francis I of Austria.
Recognizing the independence sentiments in Brazil, and observing what was occurring in the Spanish colonies of the New world, the King advised his son to declare Brazil independent and take the throne for himself rather than allow an adventurer to take over the country.
Leopoldina died in 1827, and Pedro I continued his relationship with the Marquêsa de Santos until 1829, when he married Amélia Augusta Eugénia Napoleona, daughter of Eugene of Litchenberg.
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 Leopoldina lives on
The prize he sought to gain was the hand of the Archduchess Maria Leopoldina Josepha Carolina, sister of Napoleon’s Empress Marie Louise, for Dom Pedro de Alcantara, heir to the throne of Portugal and her colonies.
Added to Leopoldina’s varied and brilliant retinue (which included stewards, chamberlains, assorted aristocrats, guardsmen, a grand almoner, a chaplain, a doctor and four philologically expert ladies-in-waiting), there was a librarian, a zoologist, an imperial hunter, a royal gardener, an entomologist, a mineralogist, a working miner, three drawing teachers and several artists specialising in drawing plants.
Leopoldina’s marriage brought her not only happiness, but trade and culture to Brazil, raising the intellectual and cultural tone of the court, and giving it a much needed touch of refinement.
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 Peter I of Brazil - Gurupedia
In 1807 he was taken with the Portuguese royal family to Brazil, to escape the Napoleonic Wars.
Rio de Janeiro the de facto capital of the Portuguese Empire, and Brazil was elevated to the status of a kingdom co-equal with Portugal.
In the early 1820s, with the return of King João VI to Portugal, most of the privileges that had been accorded to Brazil were rescinded, sparking the ire of local nationalists.
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 Don Pedro
Pedro I, Emperor of Brazil; Pedro IV of Portugal
In the aftermath of a political crisis that followed the dismissal of his ministers, Pedro abdicated his throne in Brazil in favor of his son Pedro II on April 7, 1831, who was only 5 at the time.
Maria AmГ©lia de BraganГ§a, Princess of Brazil (1831–1853).
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 The Brazilian Monarchy - Projeto Pró-Monarquia do Baronato de Fulwood e Dirleton   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Maria II da Glória “A Educadora”, (Mary II The Educator),- (Rio de Janeiro, April 4, 1819 - Lisbon, November 15, 1853), named Maria da Glória Joana Carlota Leopoldina da Cruz Francisca Xavier de Paula Isidora Micaela Gabriela Rafaela Gonzaga was the daughter of the future King
During his reign of terror, Maria traveled for many European courts, including her grandfather's Vienna, London, and Paris.
Maria Anna, (1843-1884) who married King George of Saxony and was mother of king
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Rio became the capital of the Vice-Kingdom of Brazil in 1763.
Brazil was then having problems to control a province known as the Cisplatina, who would eventually seceed and become the country of Uruguay.
Dona Maria I, was married her uncle, Dom João III.
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Joao VI of Portugal, Joao I of Brazil.
Leopoldina's life in Brazil was to be fraught with anxieties over her future, that of her children and
Maria II was fifteen when her father died and a ruling monarch in her own
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 The New Yorker: PRINTABLES
The King’s son, Dom Pedro I, was the first emperor of Brazil; that’s him and his wife, Empress Leopoldina of Habsburg,” he went on, indicating a solemn couple depicted in a large oil painting on the wall.
My father, João Maria de Orleans Bragança e Dobrzensky de Dobrezenics, was born in exile in Paris and raised in France, but he was educated to serve his country, Brazil.
Brazil, the Prince said, is sixteen times the size of France.
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 United States and Brazil: Dom Pedro II / Brasil e Estados Unidos: Dom Pedro II
The son of Dom Pedro I (1798-1834) of Brazil and his Austrian wife, Empress Leopoldina (1797-1826), was named Pedro de Alcântara João Carlos Salvador Bebiano Xavier de Paula Leocádio Miguel Gabriel Gonzaga.
In the same era, Brazil's first steam-engine locomotive started running from Santos to São Paulo in 1868, the Brazil-Europe submarine cable was installed, telephone service began in 1877, and Brazilians instituted their first postal stamp.
Filho de Dom Pedro I (1798-1834) e de sua primeira esposa, a arquiduquesa Leopoldina (1797-1826), filha de Francisco I, Imperador da Áustria, nasceu em 2 de dezembro de 1825.
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 Amazon.com: "Empress Leopoldina": Key Phrase page   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
The virtuous Empress Leopoldina is no longer of this world." Other letters informed him that she had suffered from headaches and rheumatic pains after...
POSTCOLONIAL BLUES 139 the best-known woman in Brazil after the Empress Leopoldina, because she was the emperor's mistress.
She was received by the Empress Leopoldina - plump, plain, scatty but charming, a Habsburg princess and, like Maria, fascinated by plants and science.
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 Seifert Publishing - Gloria Kaiser - Saudade   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Born in Brazil of half Austrian half Portuguese parentage, she was sent to Portugal in exile as a consequence of her father’s forced abdication.
At the age of 15 she ascended the Portuguese throne and thus became known as the “child-queen”.
Brazil and is a representative for the Austrian/Brazilian cultural exchange.
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 Peter I of Brazil - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Francisca de Bragança, Princess of Brazil (2 August 1824–27 March 1898).
Maria Amélia de Bragança, Princess of Brazil (1 December 1831–4 February 1853).
Second Generation - Pedro II - Empress Teresa Cristina - Maria II da Glória - Princess Januária of Braganza - Princess Francisca of Braganza
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 Portugal: de Braganca's - All Things Royal   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
The engagement was anounced between Infante Dom Henrique of Portugal, Duque de Coimbra (son of Dom Duarte, Duque de Bragança, and of his wife, née Princess Maria Francisca of Orléans-Bragança), and Isabel Nogueira.
Infanta Dona Maria Francisca Isabel Micaela Gabriela Rafaela Paula, born at Lisbon 3 Mar 1997.
Princess Imperial Isabel's decree eventually led to the proclamation of the Brazilian republic on November 16, 1889.
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 Dona Leopoldina: The Habsburg Empress of Brazil By Gloria Kaiser, Translation and Afterword by Lowell A. Bangerter
Gloria Kaiser - Dona Leopoldina: The Habsburg Empress of Brazil
"Leopoldine, born in 1797, was the great-granddaughter of empress Maria Theresa and a daughter of the Austrian emperor Francis I. Under Metternich's instructions she was married in absentia to Pedro of Braganca, successor to the throne of Portugal, Brazil and Algarve when she was twenty years old.
Despite her relatively brief period of living in Brazil, she left a legacy of accomplishments and good will that remain and are remembered to this day.
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 Dom Pedro II
Pedro II married Princess Teresa Cristina Maria, daughter of Francis I, King of Two Sicilies, and his wife Maria Isabel de Bourbon.
During his reign "União e Indústria" (Union and Industry), the first paved road, was built; the first steam-engine started running; the submarine cable was installed; the telephone was inaugurated and the postal stamp was instituted.
At last, the Banishment Law was revoked and his mortal remains were transferred to Brazil where they rest now in Petrópolis, in the Cathedral whose building began under his generous patronage.
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 wife from brazil   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
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By his first wife, Maria Leopoldina, Empress of Brazil (22 January 1797 – 11 December 1826): Maria II of Portugal (4 April 1819 – 15 November 1853) Miguel de Bragança, Prince of Brazil (26 April 1820...
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On December 16, 1815, Dom João elevated Brazil from a colony to a king­dom coequal with Portugal.
Today, Brazil, which under your guidance will be a great country, wants you as her monarch.” Leopoldina and José Bonifácio urged Pedro to declare himself either king or emperor of Brazil.
Besides their firstborn, Maria da Glória, there were three other princesses and three princes, two of whom died in infancy, the third, Pedro de Alcantara, born on December 2, 1825 — Just over a year later, Dona Leopoldina herself died after a miscarriage.
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 ME7 Drafts of Countries Thread [Archive] - Alternate History Discussion Board
Post-ISOT boundaries: the Hereditary Lands, the Lands of the Bohemian Crown, the Kingdom of Hungary, the Kingdom of Bavaria, the Austrian Netherlands, Kingdom of Naples, Kingdom of Sicily, Kingdom of Galicia and Lodomeria Kingdom of Galicia and Lodomeria, Bukovina, Western Galicia-Cracow, Venetia, Dalmatia, Austrian South Arabia, Austro-Sicilian Libya, and the Austro-Chinese Sphere of the Orient.
Brazil is renamed the Crown of Brazil, and becomes an equal in the Reino Unido.
The Spanish Empire was split into three Viceroyalties (with Brazil comprising a fourth) in 1566, the Viceroyalty of New Spain in the North (essentially as in OTL sans southern Mexico and the Caribbean), the Viceroyalty of New Granada in the Center (comprised of the Caribbean, the Captaincy of Gracias i.e.
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 CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: The Leopoldine Society
These were drawn up much after the pattern of the French society.
The only divergent points which need be mentioned were that the society was to be known as the Leopoldine Society -- Leopoldinen Stiftung -- to perpetuate the memory of the Empress of Brazil, Leopoldina, a favourite daughter of Francis I and wife of Pedro I; and that the society should exist only in Austria-Hungary.
Fondazione Leopoldina (Vienna, 1829); Berichte der Leopoldinen Stiftung (Vienna, 1831-1910).
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 Santos and Biolchini Family Album   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Son of D. Padro I and his wife, the Empress Leopoldina, he was given the name of Pedro de Alcântara João Carlos Salvador Bebiano Xavier de Paula Leocádio Miguel Gabriel Gonzaga.
D. Pedro II married Princess Teresa Cristina Maria, daughter of Francis I, King of Two Sicilies, and his wife Maria Isabel de Bourbon.
From this marriage were born four children: Afonso (1845 - 1847), Isabel (called the Redeemer (1846 -1921) Leopoldina (1847 -1871) and Pedro (1848 - 1850).
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Rcvd: GC of the Orders of Christ, St Benedict of Aviz and St James of the Sword of Brazil, Dame of the Orders of St Isabel of Portugal, the Starry Cross of Austria and Maria Luísa of Spain, DC of the Sovereign Military Order of Malta, and recipient of the Papal Golden Rose.
Assumed the headship of the Imperial House of Brazil together with style of Imperial and Royal Highness and the Grand Mastership of the Imperial Orders of Dom Pedro I, Cross of Brazil, and of the Rose, in contravention of his father's renunciation, 1946.
November 1908, H.I.H. Princess Senhora Dona Maria das Graças Pia Clara Anna Thereza Isabel Lutgarda Apolina Agata Cecilia Filomena Antonia Lucia Cristina Caterina de Borbone e Borbone, Princess of Brazil, Princess of Orléans-Braganza (b.
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 Tradition, Family, and Property
It was in Vienna that Frederic met the Austrian priest Fr.
Clement Maria Hofbauer, who had been inspired by the writings of Saint Alfonso de Liguori, the founder of the Redemptorists.
The emperor agreed and the new society was named the Leopoldine Foundation after his late daughter, Leopoldina, who had been Empress of Brazil.
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 Last Name
: Son of the Habsburg Empress [Pedro II von Brasilien.
In a jungle in southern Brazil, an emperor who would perfer to be a teacher or a librarian watches in horror as a young soldier, who has just been slain, is carried off on the shoulders of a Guarani Indian.
Dona Leopoldina, also translated by Lowell Bangerter and published by Ariadne in 1998.
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