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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 688,978 page views. Her biography is available in 40 different languages on Wikipedia. Maria Carolina of Austria is the 44th most popular companion (down from 43rd in 2019), the 61st most popular biography from Austria (up from 69th in 2019) and the 3rd most popular Austrian Companion.

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 companions, Maria Carolina of Austria ranks 44 out of 673Before her are Livia, Madame du Barry, Catherine Parr, Zita of Bourbon-Parma, Magda Goebbels, and Salman the Persian. After her are Marie Leszczyńska, Désirée Clary, Caroline of Ansbach, Elizabeth Woodville, Mary Boleyn, and Mary Tudor, Queen of France.

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Among people born in 1752, Maria Carolina of Austria ranks 2Before her is Jeongjo of Joseon. After her are Joseph Marie Jacquard, Muzio Clementi, Adrien-Marie Legendre, Karl Mack von Leiberich, Thomas Chatterton, Johann Friedrich Blumenbach, Jacques Roux, Friedrich Maximilian Klinger, Princess Friederike of Hesse-Darmstadt, and Nguyễn Huệ. Among people deceased in 1814, Maria Carolina of Austria ranks 4Before her are Marquis de Sade, Empress Joséphine, and Johann Gottlieb Fichte. After her are Joseph-Ignace Guillotin, Benjamin Thompson, Jacques-Henri Bernardin de Saint-Pierre, Marie-Louise O'Murphy, Charles-Joseph, 7th Prince of Ligne, Gustaf Mauritz Armfelt, Frederick Christian II, Duke of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Augustenburg, and Matthew Flinders.

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Among people born in Austria, Maria Carolina of Austria ranks 61 out of 1,237Before her are Ludwig Boltzmann (1844), Ernst Kaltenbrunner (1903), Maximilian II, Holy Roman Emperor (1527), Peter Handke (1942), Christian Doppler (1803), and Archduchess Gisela of Austria (1856). After her are Anton Webern (1883), Peter Drucker (1909), Josef Bican (1913), Fritz Lang (1890), Billy Wilder (1906), and Carl Czerny (1791).

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