Maria Theresa of Austria

1767 - 1827

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Maria Theresa of Austria (Maria Theresia Josepha Charlotte Johanna; 14 January 1767 – 7 November 1827) was born an Archduchess of Austria and a Princess of Tuscany. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Maria Theresa of Austria has received more than 568,359 page views. Her biography is available in 26 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 24 in 2019). Maria Theresa of Austria is the 3,023rd most popular politician (up from 4,045th in 2019), the 1,024th most popular biography from Italy (up from 1,240th in 2019) and the 225th most popular Italian Politician.

Maria Theresa of Austria was a powerful woman in 18th century Europe. She was the only female ruler of the Habsburg dominions and the last of the House of Habsburg. She reigned for 40 years, from 1740 until her death in 1780. She oversaw the development of her empire and consolidated her rule at home. She was also a patron of culture and the arts.

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Among politicians, Maria Theresa of Austria ranks 3,023 out of 15,710. Before her are Edmund Tudor, 1st Earl of Richmond, Marduk-apla-iddina II, Gaius Flaminius, Joanna of Austria, Grand Duchess of Tuscany, Kurt Zeitzler, and Demetrius II Nicator. After her are Yeon Gaesomun, Wilhelm Miklas, Canute VI of Denmark, Moïse Tshombe, Philip I, Duke of Burgundy, and Wang Xizhi.

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Among people born in 1767, Maria Theresa of Austria ranks 13Before her are Benjamin Constant, John VI of Portugal, August Wilhelm Schlegel, Prince Edward, Duke of Kent and Strathearn, Nicolas Oudinot, and Manuel Godoy. After her are Duchess Elisabeth of Württemberg, Henri Christophe, Rama II of Siam, Andreas Hofer, Marie of Hesse-Kassel, and Anne-Louis Girodet de Roussy-Trioson. Among people deceased in 1827, Maria Theresa of Austria ranks 9Before her are Pierre-Simon Laplace, Johann Heinrich Pestalozzi, William Blake, Augustin-Jean Fresnel, Frederick Augustus I of Saxony, and Wilhelm Hauff. After her are Ugo Foscolo, Samuel Crompton, George Canning, Ernst Chladni, Wilhelm Müller, and Armand-Augustin-Louis de Caulaincourt.

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Among people born in Italy, Maria Theresa of Austria ranks 1,024 out of 4,088. Before her are Ercole II d'Este, Duke of Ferrara (1508), Tiberius Gemellus (19), Stesichorus (-630), Antonio Negri (1933), Luigi Riva (1944), and Franco Columbu (1941). After her are Giovanni Messe (1883), Arturo Benedetti Michelangeli (1920), Filippo Inzaghi (1973), Veronica Franco (1546), Antipope Ursicinus (400), and Archduchess Maria Clementina of Austria (1777).