Princess Isabella o Parma

Princess Isabella o Parma (Isabella Maria Luisa Antonietta Ferdinanda Giuseppina Saveria Domenica Giovanna; 31 December 1741 – 27 November 1763) wis the dochter o Infante Felipe o Spain, Duke o Parma an his wife Louise Élisabeth o Fraunce, eldest dochter o Louis XV an Marie Leszczyńska. At 18, Isabella wis mairit tae Airchduke Joseph o Austrick, later Joseph II, with whom she wis not happy, finding more fulfilment in her close friendship with his sister Airchduchess Maria Christina. The difficult birth of her dochter Maria Theresa, followed bi twa miscarriages, affected her mental condition, an she died soon after giving birth to another stillborn dochter. She wis named in honour o her grandmither Elisabeth Farnese

Isabella o Parma
Isabella of Parma, miniature - Hofburg 3.png
Minature o Princess Isabella bi an unknown artist (Hofburg)
Born31 December 1741
Buen Retiro Pailace, Madrid, Spain
Dee'd27 November 1763(1763-11-27) (aged 21)
Schönbrunn Pailace, Vienna, Austrick
BuirialImperial Crypt, Vienna, Austrick
SpouseJoseph, Airchduke o Austrick
IssueAirchduchess Maria Theresa
Airchduchess Maria Christina
Full name
Isabella Maria Luisa Antonietta Ferdinanda Giuseppina Saveria Domenica Giovanna di Borbone
HooseBourbons o Parma (birth)
Habsburg-Lorraine (mairiage)
FaitherPhilip, Duke o Parma
MitherLouise Élisabeth o Fraunce


  1. Airchduchess Maria Theresa o Austrick (20 Mairch 1762 - 23 Januar 1770) Died o pleurisy.
  2. Child August 1762 - August 1762 Suffered a miscarriage.
  3. Child - Januar 1763 - Januar 1763 Suffered a miscarriage.
  4. Airchduchess Maria Christina o Austrick (22 November 1763 - 22 November 1763) died shortly after birth.

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