Airchduchess Maria Magdalena o Austrick (1689–1743)
Airchduchess Maria Magdalena o Austrick (Maria Magdalena Josefa; 26 Mairch 1689 – 1 Mey 1743) wis a dochter o Emperor Leopold I bi his third wife Eleonore Magdalene o Neuburg. She wis an aunt o the future Empress Maria Theresa an haed a good relationship with her niece.
|Airchduchess Maria Magdalena|
|Airchduchess o Austrick|
|Born||26 March 1689|
Hofburg Pailace, Vienna, Austrick
|Dee'd||1 Mey 1743 (aged 54)|
Hofburg Pailace, Vienna, Austrick Empire
|Buirial||Imperial Crypt, Vienna|
|Hoose||Habsburgs o Austrick|
|Faither||Leopold I, Haly Roman Emperor|
|Mither||Eleonore Magdalene o Neuburg|
In 1708, her aulder sister Airchduchess Maria Anna mairit John V o Portugal; plans for a seicont union between Austrick an Portugal were discussed when Maria Magdalena wis proposed as a bride for Infante Francis, Duke o Beja, brither o John V. Negotiations failed in the early stages an, as such, both candidates died unmairit. Again after the War o the Spaingie Succession the question o her becoming queen o Spain tae replace the now deceased Luisa Maria o Savoy wis floated. However, again it came tae nothing an Keeng Felipe V mairit Elisabeth Farnese instead.