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Maria Anna Josepha of Habsburg

  • Birth 6 Mar 1683 Linz, Linz Stadt, Upper Austria (Oberösterreich), Austria
  • Death 14 Apr 1754 Lisbon, Lisboa Municipality, Lisboa, Portugal
  • Burial Lisbon, Lisboa Municipality, Lisboa, Portugal
  • Memorial ID 8874905

[Body without Heart] Archduchess of Austria. Queen of Portugal. Daughter of Emperor Leopold I. and Eleonore Magdalene von Neuburg. She loved the ballet and danced at the court theater. On October 27. 1708 she married King João V of Portugal. They had six children. In 1742, her husband had a debilitating stroke and was unable to fulfill his role as a governing king. Assisted by advisers, she conducted the government until his death eight years later. It was her wish, that her heart should be buried in Vienna. Her body rests beside her husband in Sao Vicente de Fora in Lisbon.

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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Originally Created by: Lutetia
  • Added: 5 Jun 2004
  • Find A Grave Memorial 8874905
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Maria Anna Josepha of Habsburg (6 Mar 1683–14 Apr 1754), Find A Grave Memorial no. 8874905, citing Sao Vicente de Fora, Lisbon, Lisboa Municipality, Lisboa, Portugal ; Maintained by Find A Grave .