Maria Carolina of Austria

1752 - 1814

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Maria Carolina (Maria Carolina Louise Josepha Johanna Antonia; 13 August 1752 – 8 September 1814) was Queen of Naples and Sicily as the wife of King Ferdinand IV and III, who later became King of the Two Sicilies. As de facto ruler of her husband's kingdoms, Maria Carolina oversaw the promulgation of many reforms, including the revocation of the ban on Freemasonry, the enlargement of the navy under her favorite, Sir John Acton, and the expulsion of Spanish influence. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Maria Carolina of Austria has received more than 771,184 page views. Her biography is available in 42 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 40 in 2019). Maria Carolina of Austria is the 917th most popular politician (down from 651st in 2019), the 74th most popular biography from Austria (down from 61st in 2019) and the 25th most popular Austrian Politician.

Maria Carolina of Austria was the Queen consort of Naples and Sicily from 1768 to 1814. She was a daughter of Empress Maria Theresa and Francis I, Holy Roman Emperor.

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Among politicians, Maria Carolina of Austria ranks 917 out of 19,576Before her are Constantine V, Nadezhda Krupskaya, Josiah, Ancus Marcius, Tullus Hostilius, and Tokhtamysh. After her are Theodoric I, Jeongjo of Joseon, Ivan Mazepa, Moshe Sharett, Isabel Martínez de Perón, and Wojciech Jaruzelski.

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Among people born in 1752, Maria Carolina of Austria ranks 1After her are Jeongjo of Joseon, Joseph Marie Jacquard, Muzio Clementi, Adrien-Marie Legendre, Johann Friedrich Blumenbach, Karl Mack von Leiberich, Friedrich Maximilian Klinger, Jacques Roux, Thomas Chatterton, Adolph Freiherr Knigge, and Nguyễn Huệ. Among people deceased in 1814, Maria Carolina of Austria ranks 5Before her are Empress Joséphine, Marquis de Sade, Johann Gottlieb Fichte, and Joseph-Ignace Guillotin. After her are Benjamin Thompson, Marie-Louise O'Murphy, Jacques-Henri Bernardin de Saint-Pierre, Charles-Joseph, 7th Prince of Ligne, Gustaf Mauritz Armfelt, Frederick Christian II, Duke of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Augustenburg, and Louis-Sébastien Mercier.

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Among people born in Austria, Maria Carolina of Austria ranks 74 out of 1,424Before her are Kurt Waldheim (1918), Archduke Karl Ludwig of Austria (1833), Shmuel Yosef Agnon (1888), Alban Berg (1885), Carl Czerny (1791), and Elfriede Jelinek (1946). After her are Alma Mahler (1879), Archduchess Sophie of Austria (1855), Otto Wagner (1841), Maria Anna Mozart (1751), Peter Drucker (1909), and Anna Freud (1895).

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