Airchduchess Maria Christina, Duchess o Teschen

Airchduchess Maria Christina o Austrick (Maria Christina Johanna Josepha Antonia; 13 Mey 1742 – 24 Juin 1798), was the fifth child o Empress Maria Theresa an Francis I, Haly Roman Emperor as such she wis a sister o Marie Antoinette. She mairit in Prince Albert o Saxony, in 1766 an the couple received the Duch o Teschen, an she wis appointed Governor o the Austrian Netherlands jointly with her husband during 1781–1789 and 1791–1792. She lived with her husband in Vienna until her daith.She wis the favourite dochter o Empress Maria Theresa an wis kent as Mimi in the faimilie. She wis gien the name Christine in honour o her maternal grandmither Empress Elisabeth Christine (mither o Maria Theresa) Antonio Canova designed her tomb. She also haed a very close relationship with her sister-in-law Princess Isabella o Parma.

Maria Christina o Austrick
Meister der Erzherzoginnen-Porträt - Erzherzogin Maria Christina.jpg
1765 Portrait bi Martin van Meytens.
Duchess o Teschen
PredecessorJoseph II
SuccessorAlbert Casimir
Born13 Mey 1742(1742-05-13)
Hofburg Pailace, Vienna, Austrick
Dee'd24 Juin 1798(1798-06-24) (aged 56)
Vienna, Austria
BuirialImperial Crypt, Vienna
SpousePrince Albert o Saxony, Duke o Teschen
Full name
Maria Christina Johanna Josepha Antonia
FaitherFrancis I, Haly Roman Emperor
MitherEmpress Maria Theresa
ReleegionRoman Catholicism


  1. Princess Maria Christina Theresa o Saxony (16 Mey 1767 - 17 Mey 1767) died shortly after birth.

Teetles an stylesEedit

  • 13 Mey 1742 - 8 Aprile 1766 Her Ryal Highness Airchduchess Maria Christina o Austrick.
  • 8 Aprile 1766 - 24 Juin 1798 Her Ryal Highness The Duchess o Teschen.
    • officially Her Royal Highness Princess an Duchess Albert o Saxony, Duchess o Teschen.

External linksEedit

  Media relatit tae Maria Christina o Austrick at Wikimedia Commons