Maria Theresa of Austria (1717-1780), daughter of Charles VI, Holy Roman Emperor & Elizabeth Christine of Brunswick-Wolfenbuttel. Maria Theresa was an Archduchess of Austria & later Queen of Hungary & Bohemia (1740-1780) in her own right & Holy Roman Empress (1745-1765) as wife of Francis I, Holy Roman Emperor.
Maria Theresa of Austria (13 May 1717 - 29 Nov 1780) - The only female ruler and last of the House of Habsburg. Sovereign of Austria, Hungary, Croatia, Bohemia, Mantua, Milan, Lodomeria & Galicia, the Austrian Netherlands, and Parma. By marriage, Duchess of Lorraine, Grand Duchess of Tuscany, and Holy Roman Empress. Mother of 16 children, including Maria Antoinette of France.
Empress Maria Theresa of Austria (1717-1780; reigned 1740-1780) was one of Europe’s strongest rulers during the eighteenth century. Her daughter, Maria Antonia (Marie Antoinette), was one of sixteen children.