Maria Amalia o Saxony

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Maria Amalia o Saxony
Maria Amalia of Saxony as Queen of Naples overlooking the Neapolitan crown by Giuseppe Bonito held at the Prado.png
Maria Amalia overlooking the Neapolitan croun, bi Giuseppe Bonito, c. 1745.
Queen consort o Spain
Tenur 10 August 1759 – 27 September 1760
Queen consort o Naples an Sicily
Tenur 19 Juin 1738 – 10 August 1759
Born 24 November 1724(1724-11-24)
Dresden Castle, Dresden, Saxony
Dee'd 27 September 1760(1760-09-27) (aged 35)
Buen Retiro Pailace, Madrid, Spain
Buirial El Escorial, Spain
Spouse Charles III o Spain
Issue Infanta Maria Josefa
Maria Luisa, Haly Roman Empress
Felipe, Duke o Calabrie
Charles IV o Spain
Ferdinand I o the Twa Sicilies
Infante Gabriel
Infante Antonio Pascual
Infante Francisco Javier
Full name
Maria Amalia Christina Franziska Xaveria Flora Walburga
Hoose Wettin
Faither Augustus III o Poland
Mither Maria Josepha o Austrick
Releegion Roman Catholicism
Coat of Arms of Maria Amalia of Saxony, Queen Consort of Spain.svg

Maria Amalia o Saxony (Maria Amalia Christina Franziska Xaveria Flora Walburga; 24 November 1724 – 27 September 1760) wis Queen consort o Naples an Sicily frae 1738 till 1759 an then Queen consort o Spain frae 1759 until her daith in 1760, bi mairiage tae Charles III o Spain. A popular consort, she oversaw the construction o the Caserta Pailace outside Naples an various other projects, and she is kent for her influence upon the affairs o state. Moving tae Spain in 1759, she then set about the improvements tae the Ryal Pailace o Madrid but died before its completion. Maria Amalia wis politically active an openly participated in state affairs in both Naples an Spain. She wis aa a sister o Dauphine Marie Josèphe o Fraunce (mither o the futire Louis XVI. Her first cousin wis Empress Maria Theresa. Her third son founded the Bourbons o the Twa Sicilies.


Childer[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Princess Maria Isabel (6 September 1740 – 2 November 1742) died in childhood.
  2. Princess Maria Josefa (20 Januar 1742 – 1 Aprile 1742) died in childhood.
  3. Princess María Isabel Ana (30 Aprile 1743 – 5 Mairch 1749) died in childhood.
  4. Princess María Josefa (6 Julie 1744 – 8 December 1801).
  5. Princess Maria Luisa (24 November 1745 – 15 Mey 1792) mairit Leopold II, Haly Roman Emperor and haed childer.
  6. Prince Felipe, Duke o Calabrie (13 Juin 1747 – 19 September 1777).
  7. Charles IV o Spain (11 November 1748 – 19 Januar 1819 mairit Maria Luisa o Parma an haed childer.
  8. Princess Maria Teresa (2 December 1749 – 2 Mey 1750) died in childhood.
  9. Ferdinand I o the Twa Sicilies (12 Januar 1751 – 4 Januar 1834 mairit Maria Carolina o Austrick an haed childer.
  10. Prince Gabriel (11 Mey 1752 – 23 November 1788). mairit Infanta Mariana Vitória o Portugal an haed childer.
  11. Princess Maria Ana (3 Julie 1754 – 11 Mey 1755) died in childhood.
  12. Prince Antonio Pascual (31 December 1755 – 20 April 1817. mairit Infanta María Amalia o Spain
  13. Prince Francisco Javier (15 Februar 1757 – 10 Aprile 1771, died in childhood.

Teetles an styles[eedit | eedit soorce]

  • 24 November 1724 - 19 Juin 1738 Princess Maria Amalia o Saxony, Duchess o Saxony.
  • 19 Juin 1738 – 10 August 1759 Her Majesty The Queen [o Naples an Sicily]

10 August 1759 – 27 September 1760 Her Majesty The Queen [o Spain]


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