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 Margarita of Austria

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Margarita of Austria

Birth
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
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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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  • Maintained by: Find a Grave
  • Originally Created by: Bunny Boiler
  • Added: 29 May 2004
  • Find a Grave Memorial 8848136
  • Find a Grave, database and images (www.findagrave.com/memorial/8848136/margarita-of_austria : 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 .