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  Kids.Net.Au - Encyclopedia > Maria Theresa of Austria
Maria Theresa (German: Maria Theresia) (May 13, 1717 - 1780) was a Habsburg and Holy Roman Empress, Archduchess of Austria and the Queen of Hungary and Bohemia from 1740 to 1780.
At the time, Maria Theresa was married to Francis Stephen of Lorraine with whom she had sixteen children, the youngest daughter of the sixteen was Marie Antoinette who would be promised in marriage to Louis, the Dauphin of France who would become King Louis XVI.
Maria Theresa's fame has been considerably extended by the Maria Theresa Thaler coin, which has been used in world trade continuously since it was first minted in 1782.
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 Maria Theresa of Austria Summary
Maria Theresa (1717-1780) was Holy Roman empress from 1740 to 1780.
Her Royal Highness Maria Theresa, Archduchess of Austria, Princess Royal of Hungary and Bohemia was the eldest daughter of Elisabeth Christine von Braunschweig-Wolfenbüttel and Charles VI, whose sole male heir - his son Leopold Johann - died as an infant in 1716.
Maria Theresa was married to Francis Stephen, Duke of Lorraine.
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  Maria Theresa, Archduchess of Austria
Maria Theresa was the eldest daughter of Holy Roman Emperor Charles VI.
Maria Theresa was determined not to surrender to her enemies, but to reconquer all of her lands.
Maria Theresa strengthened the army by doubling the number of troops from her father's reign, reorganized the tax structure to insure a predictable annual income to support the costs of the government and army, and centralized an office to assist in the collection of the taxes.
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  Maria Theresa of Austria
Maria Theresa (German: Maria Theresia) (May 13, 1717 - 1780) was a Habsburg and Holy Roman Empress, Archduchess of Austria and the Queen of Hungary and Bohemia from 1740 to 1780.
At the time, Maria Theresa was married to Francis Stephen of Lorraine with whom she had sixteen children, the youngest daughter of the sixteen was Marie Antoinette who would be promised in marriage to Louis, the Dauphin of France who would become King Louis XVI.
Maria Theresa's fame has been considerably extended by the Maria Theresa Thaler coin, which has been used in world trade continuously since it was first minted in 1782.
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 Reference.com/Encyclopedia/Maria Theresa of Austria
Maria Theresa was the eldest daughter of Emperor Charles VI, who promulgated the Pragmatic Sanction to allow her to succeed to the Habsburg monarchy, and Elisabeth Christine of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel.
Maria Theresa was born in Vienna as the eldest daughter of Charles VI, Holy Roman Emperor and Elisabeth Christine of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel, whose sole male heir - his son Leopold Johann - died as an infant in 1716.
Maria Theresa was married to Francis I, Duke of Lorraine.
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 Maria Theresa of Austria - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
She was Archduchess of Austria, and Queen of Hungary and Bohemia and ruler of other territories from 1740 until her death.
Her Imperial and Royal Highness Maria Theresa, Princess Imperial and Archduchess of Austria, Princess Royal of Hungary and Bohemia was the eldest daughter of Elisabeth Christine von Braunschweig-Wolfenbüttel and Charles VI, whose sole male heir - his son Leopold Johann - died as an infant in 1716.
Maria Theresa was married to Francis Stephen, Duke of Lorraine.
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 Maria Theresa of Austria   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Maria Theresa (May 13 1717 - November 29 1780) was a Habsburg by birth and a Holy Roman Empress by marriage Archduchess of Austria and Queen of Hungary and Bohemia from 1740 to 1780.
At the time Maria Theresa was married Francis Stephen of Lorraine with whom she had sixteen children youngest daughter of whom was Marie Antoinette who would be promised in marriage Louis heir apparent to the king of who was later crowned King Louis XVI.
Maria Theresa is known to some as the empress who hired police to round up prostitutes for "correction" and conducted a nonstop war on vice and excess.
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 MARIA THERESA - LoveToKnow Article on MARIA THERESA   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
From the date of her fathers death on the 20th of October 1740, till her own death in 1780, Maria Theresa was one of the central figures in the wars and politics of Europe.
Maria Theresa had undoubtedly an instinctive histrionic sense of the perspective of the theatre, and could adopt the appropriate attitude and gesture, passionate, dignified or pathetic, required to impress those she wished to influence.
Maria Theresa considered herself first and foremost as the heiress of the rights of the house of Austria.
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 Maria Thereasa
Maria was a determined woman who did not willingly to surrender to anyone and so she made the government better and to created a positive diplomacy for the state.
Maria also became involved in the reform of the peasants and in 1771 she issued the Robot Patent, which was made to regulate the peasants' labor payments in all of the Hapsburg lands.
Maria and her son Joseph were both reformers who strengthened the monarchy, which helped it, withstand the results of the French revolution and the Napoleonic era.
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 NationMaster.com - Encyclopedia: Maria Theresa of Austria
Holy Roman Emperor Charles VI Charles VI of Austria (October 1, 1685 – October 20, 1740) was Holy Roman Emperor from 1711 to 1740 and the second son of Leopold I with his third wife, Eleonore-Magdalena of Pfalz-Neuburg, came first to the throne with the name Charles III of...
Marie-Antoinette, Queen of France and Archduchess of Austria (born November 1755 – executed 16 October 1793) Daughter of Maria Theresa of Austria, wife of Louis XVI and mother of Louis XVII.
Maria Theresa was a Habsburg by birth and a Holy Roman Empress by marriage, Archduchess of Austria, and Queen of Hungary and Bohemia from 1740 to 1780.
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 CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Maria Theresa   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Maria Theresa was the first to recover her self-possession and to appreciate the problems before her.
Maria Theresa was, however, as convinced of her rights as she was determined to enforce them by action.
Maria Theresa, however, came forth energetically in support of the authority of the government and by her personal influence carried out the project.
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 Maria Theresa
One of Maria Theresa's daughters, Maria Josepha (who by coincidence had the same name as Joseph's wife), visited the tomb of the dead Maria Josepha at the orders of Maria Theresa to show at least a sign of mourning, though the family was glad to have the spinster woman off their backs.
Maria Christina, Maria Theresa's third child, married Albert of Saxe-Teschen Stattsholder of the Netherlands to strengthen Austrian ties with the Netherlands and Belgium.
An error that Maria Theresa made in the upbringing of her many children is that most of the brides she raised were in no war prepared for their roles.
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 Maria Theresa of Spain - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Maria Theresa of Spain (French: Marie Thérèse) (September 10, 1638 - July 30, 1683), queen consort of France as wife of Louis XIV of France, was born at the Escorial as the daughter of Philip IV of Spain and of Elisabeth of France (1602 - 1644).
She was called, in France, Marie-Thérèse d'Autriche: her aunt, Anne of Austria, also a Spanish princess, also used the Austrian archiducal title which the Spanish Habsburgs still bore.
As the treaty, however, hinged on the payment of her dowry, which was practically impossible for Spain, Mazarin could evade the other terms of the contract.
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The extinction of the Medici line and the accession in 1737 of Francis Stephen, duke of Lorraine and husband of Maria Theresa of Austria, led to Tuscany's inclusion in the territories of the Austria">Austrian crown.
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The dauphin, Louis, is married to Marie Antoinette, daughter of Maria Theresa of Austria.
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 Maria Theresa on Encyclopedia.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
MARIA THERESA [Maria Theresa], 1717-80, Austrian archduchess, queen of Bohemia and Hungary (1740-80), consort of Holy Roman Emperor Francis I and dowager empress after the accession (1765) of her son, Joseph II.
The chief European powers had subscribed to the Pragmatic Sanction in Charles's lifetime, but when Maria Theresa acceded she was immediately confronted with a European coalition against her, and Frederick II of Prussia brazenly seized Silesia.
Her husband was given a share in governing her hereditary lands, but the actual government was in the hands of Maria Theresa, assisted by her able chancellor, Kaunitz.
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 Familiar face proves popular - Maria Theresa taler is the longest-issued coin 10/11/04
Maria Theresa of Austria was a member of the Habsburg political dynasty, also spelled Hapsburg, an empire that originated from the Middle Ages' Holy Roman Empire.
The couple's oldest son, Joseph II, ruled jointly with Maria Theresa until she died in 1780 at the age of 63, the only female to rule during the 650-year-long Habsburg dynasty.
The Maria Theresa talers were demonetized within the Austrian Empire Oct. 21, 1858, but retained their trade value, and have been minted, with the same date, ever since, possible under an imperial patent dated Sept. 19, 1857.
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 Maria Theresa of Austria at AllExperts
Maria Theresa (Vienna, May 13 1717 – November 29 1780 in Vienna) was the first and only ruling Empress of the Habsburg dynasty.
She was Archduchess of Austria, and Queen of Hungary and Bohemia and ruler of other territories from 1740 until her death.
Her Royal Highness Maria Theresa, Archduchess of Austria, Princess Royal of Hungary and Bohemia was the eldest daughter of Elisabeth Christine von Braunschweig-Wolfenbüttel and Charles VI, whose sole male heir - his son Leopold Johann - died as an infant in 1716.
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 Mary III and II
Maria Beatrice Vittoria Giuseppina di Savoia was born at Turin in northern Italy, December 6, 1792.
She was the eldest daughter of Vittorio Emanuele di Savoia, Duke of Aosta (later King Victor Emanuel I of Sardinia) and of his wife, the Archduchess Maria Theresa of Austria-Este (daughter of Duke Ferdinand of Modena).
On June 20, 1812, in the cathedral of Cagliari Mary Beatrice married her uncle, Archduke Francis of Austria, eldest son of Archduke Ferdinand Charles of Austria, Duke of Breisgau, and of his wife, Princess Maria Beatrice Este; a special dispensation for the marriage was received from the Holy See.
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 maria theresa of austria results from Planet Reference   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Her Imperial and Royal Highness Maria Theresa, Princess Imperial and Archduchess of Austria, Princess Royal of Hungary and Bohemia was the eldest daughter of Elisabeth Christine von Braunschweig...
Maria Theresa (1717-80), archduchess of Austria and queen of Hungary and Bohemia (1740-80), who strengthened and unified the Austrian monarchy in the 18th century.
Maria Theresa, (1717-1780) Archduchess of Austria (1740-1780) Queen of Hungary and Bohemia (1740-1780) Daughter of Holy Roman Emperor (r.
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 Maria Theresa of Austria - Hutchinson encyclopedia article about Maria Theresa of Austria   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Empress of Austria from 1740, when she succeeded her father, the Holy Roman Emperor Charles VI;; her claim to the throne was challenged and she became embroiled, first in the War of the Austrian Succession 1740–48, then in the Seven Years' War 1756–63; she remained in possession of Austria but lost Silesia.
She married her cousin Francis of Lorraine 1736, and on the death of her father became archduchess of Austria and queen of Hungary and Bohemia.
The War of the Austrian Succession followed, in which Austria was allied with Britain, and Prussia with France; when it ended 1748, Maria Theresa retained her heritage, except that Frederick kept Silesia, while her husband had succeeded Charles as emperor 1745.
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 The Infanta Alicia of Spain
She is the senior co-heir general of Princess Maria Theresa, fourth daughter of King Victor (King Victor Emmanuel I of Sardinia).
Maria Beatrice was the niece of her own husband, Duke Francis IV of Modena being the younger brother of Maria Beatrice's own mother, Archduchess Maria Theresa of Austria.
As uncle and niece, Francis and Maria Beatrice were related in the first degree according to the canon law of the Catholic Church (the third degree according to the canon law of the Church of England).
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 Maria Theresa
Maria Theresa, Archduchess of Austria, Queen of Hungary and Bohemia, and wife of the Holy Roman emperor Francis I was born at Vienna on the 13th of May 1717.
From the date of her father's death on the 20th of October 1740, until her own death in 1780, Maria Theresa was one of the central figures in the wars and politics of Europe.
In her private life Maria Theresa was equally the servant of the state snd the sovereign of all about her.
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