Maria Christina, Duchess of Teschen

1742 - 1798

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Maria Christina, Duchess of Teschen (Maria Christina Johanna Josepha Antonia; 13 May 1742 – 24 June 1798), was the fifth child of Maria Theresa of Austria and Francis I, Holy Roman Emperor. Married in 1766 to Prince Albert of Saxony, the couple received the Duchy of Teschen, and she was appointed Governor of the Austrian Netherlands jointly with her husband during 1781–1789 and 1791–1792. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Maria Christina, Duchess of Teschen has received more than 385,348 page views. Her biography is available in 34 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 32 in 2019). Maria Christina, Duchess of Teschen is the 1,528th most popular politician (down from 1,200th in 2019), the 100th most popular biography from Austria (down from 96th in 2019) and the 33rd most popular Austrian Politician.

Maria Christina, Duchess of Teschen was a member of the House of Habsburg-Lorraine and the wife of Archduke Charles, Duke of Teschen. She was also the Regent of the Austrian Empire from 1814 until 1848, as well as the mother of Emperor Francis I of Austria.

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Among politicians, Maria Christina, Duchess of Teschen ranks 1,528 out of 19,576Before her are Mago Barca, Isma'il Pasha, Lothair of France, John III Doukas Vatatzes, Jingtai Emperor, and Yuan Shao. After her are Hiero II of Syracuse, Tiberius II Constantine, Pachacuti, Tony Tan, Titus Tatius, and Louise Mountbatten.

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Among people born in 1742, Maria Christina, Duchess of Teschen ranks 5Before her are Pope Pius VII, Carl Wilhelm Scheele, Gebhard Leberecht von Blücher, and Yemelyan Pugachev. After her are Agha Mohammad Khan Qajar, Georg Christoph Lichtenberg, Nicolas Leblanc, Dositej Obradović, Jean-Mathieu-Philibert Sérurier, François Laurent d'Arlandes, and Jakob Friedrich Ehrhart. Among people deceased in 1798, Maria Christina, Duchess of Teschen ranks 4Before her are Giacomo Casanova, Luigi Galvani, and Stanisław August Poniatowski. After her are Heraclius II of Georgia, Rigas Feraios, George Vancouver, Christian Gottlob Neefe, Tarrare, Princess Friederike of Brandenburg-Schwedt, Johann Reinhold Forster, and Edward Waring.

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In Austria

Among people born in Austria, Maria Christina, Duchess of Teschen ranks 100 out of 1,424Before her are Józef Poniatowski (1763), Milutin Milanković (1879), Fritz Pregl (1869), Heinrich Harrer (1912), Friedensreich Hundertwasser (1928), and Archduchess Maria Anna of Austria (1738). After her are Maria von Trapp (1905), Josef Breuer (1842), Saint Florian (250), Josef Strauss (1827), Alfred Hermann Fried (1864), and Rudolf IV, Duke of Austria (1339).

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