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Maria Carolina o Austrick, Airchduchess o Austrick (Maria Karolina Luise Josepha Johanna Antonia; 13 August 1752 – 8 September 1814) wis Queen o Naples an Sicily as the wife o Keeng Ferdinand IV & III. As de facto ruler o her husband's kingdoms, Maria Carolina oversaw the promulgation o reforms. She made Naples a police state. Maria Carolina died in September 1814 as a consequence o a stroke, without seeing the final defeat o Napoleon an the restoration o her husband bi the Congress o Vienna. Her maid found the Queen lying dead on the floor among scattered letters. Emperor Napoleon called Queen Maria Carolina "the only man in the Kinrick o Naples"

Maria Carolina o Austrick
Painting of the family of Ferdinando IV (Angelica Kauffmann, 1782).jpg
Queen Maria Carolina with her husband an childer bi Angelica Kauffmann, 1782.
Queen consort o Naples an Sicily
Tenur 12 May 1768 – 8 September 1814
Born 13 August 1752(1752-08-13)
Schönbrunn Pailace, Vienna
Dee'd 8 September 1814(1814-09-08) (aged 62)
Hetzendorf Pailace, Vienna
Buirial Imperial Crypt, Vienna
Spouse Ferdinand IV o Naples, III o Sicily
Issue
Full name
Maria Carolina Louise Josepha Johanna Antonia
Hoose Habsburg-Lorraine (bi birth)
Bourbons o Naples (bi mairiage)
Faither Francis I, Haly Roman Emperor
Mither Empress Maria Theresa
Releegion Roman Catholicism
Coat of Arms of Marie Caroline, Queen of Naples and Sicily.svg




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Maria Carolina wis a daughter o The Empress Maria Theresa an her husband Francis I, Haly Roman Emperor. She wis an older sister o the future Marie Antoinette and the twa girls were very close throughout childhood. Maria Carolina's goddparents were Keeng Louis XV o Fraunce an his wife, Marie Leszczyńska.







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  1. Maria Theresa o Naples an Sicily (6 Juin 1772 – 13 Aprile 1807) mairit Francis II, Haly Roman Emperor an haed childer.
  2. Luisa o Naples an Sicily (27 Julie 1773 – 19 September 1802) mairit Ferdinand III, Grand Duke o Tuscany an haed childer.
  3. Prince Carlo Tito o Naples an Sicily, Duke o Calabrie died young.
  4. Maria Anna o Naples an Sicily 23 November 1775 – 22 Februar 1780) died young.
  5. Prince Franceso o Naples an Sicily (later Keeng Francesco I) 19 August 1777 – 8 November 1830) mairit Maria Clementina o Austrick an haed childer. Remairit tae María Isabella o Spain an haed childer.
  6. Maria Cristina o Naples an Sicily 17 Januar 1779 – 11 Mairch 1849) mairit Charles Felix o Sardinie but haed nae childer.
  7. Princess Maria Cristina Amelia o Naples an Sicily (17 Januar 1779 – 26 Februar 1783) died young.
  8. [[Prince Gennaro o Naples an Sicily (12 Aprile 1780 – 1 Januar 1789) died young.
  9. Prince Giuseppe o Naples an Sicily 18 Juin 1781 – 19 Februar 1783) died young.
  10. Princess Maria Amalia o Naples an Sicily (26 Aprile 1782 – 24 Mairch 1866) mairit Louis Philippe d'Orléans, Duke o Orléans (later Keeng Louis Philippe I o the French) an haed childer.
  11. Princess Maria Antonia o Naples an Sicily (14 December 1784 – 21 Mey 1806) mairit Infante Fernando, Prince o Austrias but haed nae childer.
  12. Maria Clotilde o Naples an Sicily (18 Februar 1786 - 10 September 1792) died young.
  13. Maria Henrietta o Naples an Sicily (31 Julie 1787 – 10 September 1792) died young.
  14. Leopoldo o Naples an Sicily, Prince o Salerno (2 Julie 1790 – 10 Mairch 1851) mairit Maria Clementina o Austrick an haed childer.
  15. Prince Alberto o Naples an Sicily ( 2 Mey 1792 – 25 December 1798) died young.
  16. Maria Isabella o Naples an Sicily (2 December 1793 – 23 Aprile 1801) died young.




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