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Maria Theresia of Savoy
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Birth: Jan. 31, 1756
Turin
Provincia di Torino
Piemonte, Italy
Death: Jun. 2, 1805
Graz
Graz Stadt
Styria (Steiermark), Austria

She was the wife of Charles, Count of Artois, the future King Charles X of France. Born in Turin, the capital of the Kingdom of Sardinia on 31 January 1756, she was the child of Prince Victor Amandeus of Savoy and his wife the Spanish Infanta Maria Antonietta of Spain. At the time of her birth her paternal grandfather, Charles Emmanuel III of Sardinia, was the King of Sardinia.
She fled France with her husband shortly after the storming of the Bastille (14 July 1789), which marked the beginning of the French Revolution. Some time after, she took refuge in her homeland of Savoy. She died in exile at Graz (Austria) in 1805. Because she died before her husband became king of France, she remained Countess of Artois. She was buried in the Imperial Mausoleum next to Graz cathedral.
 
 
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 Spouse:
   Charles X (1757 - 1836)
 
 Children:
  Louis-Antoine de Bourbon (1776 - 1844)*
  Sophie de France (1776 - 1783)*
  Charles Ferdinand de Artois (1778 - 1820)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Katharinenkirche Graz (Kaiser Mausoleum)
Graz
Graz Stadt
Styria (Steiermark), Austria
 
Created by: Frank K.
Record added: Mar 13, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 66849293
Maria Theresia of Savoy
Added by: Frank K.
 
Maria Theresia of Savoy
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In memory of Maria Theresia of Savoy ~ RIP
- Laurel Robson
 Added: Aug. 24, 2013
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- Jonathan Robert De Mallie
 Added: Aug. 17, 2013
 
 
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