Princess Maria Anna o Savoy

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Maria Anna o Savoy
Duchess of Chablais
Maria Anna of Savoy, Duchess of Chablais - Royal Palace of Turin.jpg
Born17 December 1757(1757-12-17)
Ryal Pailace, Turin, Savoy, Italy
Dee'd11 October 1824(1824-10-11) (aged 66)
Palazzina di caccia, Stupinigi, Turin
BuirialRyal Basilica, Turin, Italy
SpousePrince Benedetto, Duke o Chablais
Full name
Maria Anna Carolina Gabriella di Savoia
HooseSavoy (bi birth)
Savoy (bi mairiage)
FaitherVictor Amadeus III o Sardinie
MitherMaria Antonia o Spain
Coat of arms of Maria Anna of Savoy as Duchess of Chablais.png

Princess Maria Anna o Savoy (Maria Anna Carolina Gabriella; 17 December 1757 – 11 October 1824) wis a Princess o Savoy bi birth an Duchess o Chablais bi her mariage tae her uncle.



Background an faimily[eedit | eedit soorce]

Born at the Ryal Pailace o Turin, she wis the sixth child o Victor Amadeus, "Duke o Savoy" an, since 1773, Keeng o Sardinie, bi his wife, Maria Antonia o Spain, a daughter o Keeng Philip V o Spain.

Maria Anna wis the fourth but third surviving daughter o her parents. Her twa older sisters were the future "grand daughters in law" o Louis XV o Fraunce, Princess Maria Giuseppina, who mairit the future Louis XVIII o Fraunce in 1771 and Princess Maria Teresa, who mairit the future Charles X o Fraunce in 1773. Their younger sister, Maria Carolina, mairit Anton o Saxony.

Three o her brithers were the last three Keengs o Sardinie frae the senior line o the Hoose o Savoy: the future Charles Emmanuel IV, Victor Emmanuel I an Charles Felix. After the daith o the last one in 1831 without issue, the throne passed tae Charles Albert, Prince o Carignano an next legitimate male heir.

Mairiage[eedit | eedit soorce]

The wedding took place on 19 Mairch 1775 at the Chaipel o the Haly Shroud in Turin, Princess Maria Anna mairit her uncle Prince Benedetto o Savoy, Duke o Chablais. They haed nae childer. Their official residences were the Palazzo Chiablese an the Ducal Castle o Agliè.

Teetles an styles[eedit | eedit soorce]

  • 17 December 1757 – 19 Mairch 1775 Her Ryal Highness Princess Maria Anna o Savoy.
  • 19 Mairch 1775 – 4 Januar 1808 Her Ryal Highness the Duchess o Chablais.
  • 4 Januar 1808 – 11 October 1824 Her Ryal Highness the Dowager Duchess o Chablais.


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