Margarita of Austria


Margarita of Austria Famous memorial

Graz, Graz Stadt, Styria (Steiermark), Austria
Death 3 Oct 1611 (aged 26)
San Lorenzo de El Escorial, Provincia de Madrid, Madrid, Spain
Burial Madrid, Provincia de Madrid, Madrid, Spain
Memorial ID 8848136 View Source

Queen consort of Spain. Born Archduchess of Austria as niece of Emperor Ferdinand I von Habsburg, she was the wife of the King of Spain and Portugal Felipe III and co-progenitor of the French Bourbon dynasty. Her most famous nephew was Louis XIV. Margarita of Austria is considered by historians to be a woman of considerable temperament, protector of the arts and social and religious institutions. Many experts from the Spanish royal house claim that she died of poisoning.

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  • Originally Created by: Bunny Boiler
  • Added: 29 May 2004
  • Find a Grave Memorial 8848136
  • Find a Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Margarita of Austria (25 Dec 1584–3 Oct 1611), Find a Grave Memorial ID 8848136, citing Real Sitio de San Lorenzo El Escorial, Madrid, Provincia de Madrid, Madrid, Spain ; Maintained by Find a Grave .