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Maria Amalia o Saxony

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Maria Amalia o Saxony
Maria Amalia overlooking the Neapolitan croun, bi Giuseppe Bonito, c. 1745.
Queen consort o Spain
Tenur10 August 1759 – 27 September 1760
Queen consort o Naples an Sicily
Tenur19 Juin 1738 – 10 August 1759
Born24 November 1724(1724-11-24)
Dresden Castle, Dresden, Saxony
Dee'd27 September 1760(1760-09-27) (aged 35)
Buen Retiro Pailace, Madrid, Spain
BuirialEl Escorial, Spain
SpouseCharles III o Spain
IssueInfanta 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
HooseWettin
FaitherAugustus III o Poland
MitherMaria Josepha o Austrick
ReleegionRoman Catholicism

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.

Issue[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 issue.
  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 issue.
  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 issue.
  10. Prince Gabriel (11 Mey 1752 – 23 November 1788). mairit Infanta Mariana Vitória o Portugal an haed issue.
  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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