|Maria Carolina o Austrick|
Queen Maria Carolina with her husband an childer bi Angelica Kauffmann, 1782.
|Queen consort o Naples an Sicily|
|Tenur||12 May 1768 – 8 September 1814|
|Born||13 August 1752|
Schönbrunn Pailace, Vienna
|Dee'd||8 September 1814 (aged 62)|
Hetzendorf Pailace, Vienna
|Buirial||Imperial Crypt, Vienna|
|Spouse||Ferdinand IV o Naples, III o Sicily|
|Hoose||Habsburg-Lorraine (bi birth)|
Bourbons o Naples (bi mairiage)
|Faither||Francis I, Haly Roman Emperor|
|Mither||Empress Maria Theresa|
Maria Carolina o Austrick, Airchduchess o Austrick (Maria Karolina Luise Josepha Johanna Antonia; 13 August 1752 – 8 September 1814) wis Queen o Naples an Sicily as the wife o King Ferdinand IV & III. As de facto ruler o her husband's kingdoms, Maria Carolina oversaw the promulgation o reforms. She made Naples a police state. Maria Carolina died in September 1814 as a consequence o a stroke, without seeing the final defeat o Napoleon an the restoration o her husband bi the Congress o Vienna. Her maid foond the Queen lying dead on the floor among scattered letters. Emperor Napoleon cried Queen Maria Carolina "the anly man in the Kinrick o Naples"
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Maria Carolina wis a dochter o The Empress Maria Theresa an her husband Francis I, Haly Roman Emperor. She wis an aulder sister o the future Marie Antoinette an the twa girls were very close throughout childhood. Maria Carolina's godparents were King Louis XV o Fraunce an his wife, Marie Leszczyńska.
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- Maria Theresa o Naples an Sicily (6 Juin 1772 – 13 Aprile 1807) mairit Francis II, Haly Roman Emperor an haed issue.
- Luisa o Naples an Sicily (27 Julie 1773 – 19 September 1802) mairit Ferdinando III, Grand Duke o Tuscany an haed issue.
- Prince Carlo Tito o Naples an Sicily, Duke o Calabrie died young.
- Maria Anna o Naples an Sicily 23 November 1775 – 22 Februar 1780) died young.
- Prince Franceso o Naples an Sicily (later Keeng Francesco I) 19 August 1777 – 8 November 1830) mairit Maria Clementina o Austrick an haed issue. Remairit María Isabella o Spain an haed issue.
- Maria Cristina o Naples an Sicily 17 Januar 1779 – 11 Mairch 1849) mairit Prince Carlo Felice, Duke o Genoa (future Keeng Carlo Felice) ]] but haed nae issue.
- Princess Maria Cristina Amelia o Naples an Sicily (17 Januar 1779 – 26 Februar 1783) died young.
- Prince Gennaro o Naples an Sicily (12 Aprile 1780 – 1 Januar 1789) died young.
- Prince Giuseppe o Naples an Sicily 18 Juin 1781 – 19 Februar 1783) died young.
- Princess Maria Amalia o Naples an Sicily (26 Aprile 1782 – 24 Mairch 1866) mairit Louis Philippe d'Orléans, Duke o Orléans (later Keeng Louis Philippe I o the French) an haed issue.
- Princess Maria Antonia o Naples an Sicily (14 December 1784 – 21 Mey 1806) mairit Infante Fernando, Prince o Austries but haed nae issue.
- Maria Clotilde o Naples an Sicily (18 Februar 1786 - 10 September 1792) died young.
- Maria Henrietta o Naples an Sicily (31 Julie 1787 – 10 September 1792) died young.
- Leopoldo o Naples an Sicily, Prince o Salerno (2 Julie 1790 – 10 Mairch 1851) mairit Maria Clementina o Austrick an haed issue.
- Prince Alberto o Naples an Sicily ( 2 Mey 1792 – 25 December 1798) died young.
- Maria Isabella o Naples an Sicily (2 December 1793 – 23 Aprile 1801) died young.
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