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Duchess Maria Antonia of Bavaria

1724 - 1780

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Maria Antonia, Princess of Bavaria, Electress of Saxony (18 July 1724 – 23 April 1780) was a German princess, composer, singer, harpsichordist and patron of the arts, known particularly for her operas: Il trionfo della fedeltà (“The triumph of fidelity”) and Talestri, regina delle amazoni (“Talestri, queen of the Amazons”). She was Electress of Saxony as the wife of Frederick Christian, Elector of Saxony. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Duchess Maria Antonia of Bavaria has received more than 126,691 page views. Her biography is available in 29 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 27 in 2019). Duchess Maria Antonia of Bavaria is the 234th most popular composer (up from 267th in 2019), the 909th most popular biography from Germany (up from 989th in 2019) and the 35th most popular German Composer.

Duchess Maria Antonia of Bavaria is most famous for being the sister of Empress Elisabeth of Austria, or Sisi.

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Among composers, Duchess Maria Antonia of Bavaria ranks 234 out of 1,216Before her are Franz Xaver Süssmayr, Pierre Schaeffer, Erich Wolfgang Korngold, Engelbert Humperdinck, Uzeyir Hajibeyov, and Otto Nicolai. After her are Niels Gade, Giacomo Carissimi, Henryk Górecki, Francesco Geminiani, Luigi Nono, and Emmanuel Chabrier.

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Among people born in 1724, Duchess Maria Antonia of Bavaria ranks 6Before her are Immanuel Kant, Maria Amalia of Saxony, Friedrich Gottlieb Klopstock, Cao Xueqin, and Charles Theodore, Elector of Bavaria. After her are Ernest Frederick, Duke of Saxe-Coburg-Saalfeld, Louise of Great Britain, Frederick Michael, Count Palatine of Zweibrücken, Countess Palatine Maria Franziska of Sulzbach, Peter von Biron, and Johann Nepomuk Karl, Prince of Liechtenstein. Among people deceased in 1780, Duchess Maria Antonia of Bavaria ranks 5Before her are Maria Theresa, Étienne Bonnot de Condillac, Prince Charles Alexander of Lorraine, and Bernardo Bellotto. After her are Jeanne-Marie Leprince de Beaumont, Jacques-Germain Soufflot, Francesco III d'Este, Duke of Modena, Duchess Luise of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel, Charles I, Duke of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel, Victor Amadeus II, Prince of Carignano, and Kristijonas Donelaitis.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Duchess Maria Antonia of Bavaria ranks 909 out of 6,142Before her are John George, Elector of Brandenburg (1525), Kurt Koffka (1886), Thietmar of Merseburg (975), William IV, Duke of Bavaria (1493), Louis I, Duke of Bavaria (1173), and Tannhäuser (1205). After her are Princess Amalie of Hesse-Darmstadt (1754), Dorothea of Brandenburg (1430), William II of Württemberg (1848), Heinrich Gustav Magnus (1802), Emmy Göring (1893), and Emanuel Schikaneder (1751).

Among COMPOSERS In Germany

Among composers born in Germany, Duchess Maria Antonia of Bavaria ranks 35Before her are Max Reger (1873), Johann Joachim Quantz (1697), Michael Praetorius (1571), Carl Friedrich Abel (1723), Johann Adolph Hasse (1699), and Engelbert Humperdinck (1854). After her are Carl Stamitz (1745), Johann Christoph Bach (1642), Friedrich Kuhlau (1786), Johann Mattheson (1681), Hanns Eisler (1898), and Johann Jakob Froberger (1616).