Elisabeth Christine o Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel

Frae Wikipedia, the free beuk o knawledge
Elisabeth Christine o Brunswick
Empress Elisabeth Christine in 1735 by Johann Gottfried Auerbach.jpg
Empress Elisabeth Christine in 1735 bi Johann Gottfried Auerbach.
Haly Roman Empress
German Queen
Tenur12 October 1711 – 20 October 1740
Born28 August 1691(1691-08-28)
Brunswick, Brunswick-Lüneburg
Dee'd21 December 1750(1750-12-21) (aged 59)
Vienna, Austrick
BuirialImperial Crypt, Vienna
SpouseCharles VI, Haly Roman Emperor
HooseWelf (birth)
Habsburgs o Austrick (mairiage)
FaitherLouis Rudolph o Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel
MitherPrincess Christine Luise o Oettingen-Oettingen
ReleegionRoman Catholicism
prev. Lutheranism

Elisabeth Christine o Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel (28 August 1691 – 21 December 1750) wis Princess o Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel, Haly Roman Empress, German Queen, Queen o Bohemie an Hungary; an Airchduchess o Austrick bi her mairiage tae Emperor Charles VI. She wis renowned for her delicate beauty an aa for bein the mither o Empress Maria Theresa. She wis aa the langest serving Haly Roman Empress.

Mairiage[eedit | eedit soorce]

On 1 August 1708 Princess Elisabeth Christine mairit Airchduke Karl o Austrick while he wis in Barcelona in Spain during the War o the Spaingie Succession.

Issue[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Airchduke Leopold Johann o Austrick (13 Aprile 1716 – 4 November 1716) died young.
  2. Maria Theresa o Austrick (Empress Maria Theresa) (13 Mey 1717 – 29 November 1780 mairit Francis III Stephen, Duke o Lorraine (later Francis I, Haly Roman Emperor an haed issue.
  3. Maria Anna o Austrick 1(4 September 1718 – 16 December 1744) mairit Prince Charles Alexander o Lorraine an died in childbirth.
  4. Maria Amalia o Austrick (5 Aprile 1724 – 19 Aprile 1730) died in infancy.