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Maria Anna of Austria (13 January 1610-25 September 1665) (also known as Maria Anna von Bayern, Maria Anna von Habsburg, Maria-Anna Kurfrstin). Born in Graz, her parents were Ferdinand II, Holy Roman Emperor of the Habsburgs and Maria Anna of Bavaria (1574-1616). She married Maximilian I, Elector of Bavaria on the 15 July 1635 in Vienna, was the mother to Ferdinand Maria, elector of Bavaria (de Bavière (Wittelsbach)) and Maximilian Philip (Landgrave, de Bavière (Wittelsbach), de Leuchtenberg) January 13 is the 13th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Events January 7 - Galileo Galilei discovers the Galilean moons of Jupiter. ... September 25 is the 268th day of the year (269th in leap years). ... Events March 4 - Start of the Second Anglo-Dutch War March 6 - Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society begins publication March 16 - Bucharest allows Jews to settle in the city in exchange of annual tax of 16 guilders June 3 - The Duke of York defeats the Dutch Fleet off the... Graz [graːts] (Slovenian: Gradec), with a population of 305,000 (council census 2000) is the second-largest city in Austria and the capital of the province of Styria (Steiermark in German). ... Categories: People stubs | Holy Roman emperors | Rulers of Austria | Rulers of Styria | Hungarian monarchs | Bohemian monarchs | Dukes of Carinthia | 1578 births | 1637 deaths ... Habsburg (sometimes spelled Hapsburg, but never so in official use) was one of the major ruling houses of Europe. ... Not to be confused with King Maximilian I of Bavaria (1756-1825), prince-elector of Bavaria (as Maximilian IV Joseph). ... July 15 is the 196th day (197th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar, with 169 days remaining. ... Events February 10 - The Académie française in Paris is expanded to become a national academy for the artistic elite. ... Vienna (German: Wien [viːn]) is the capital of Austria, and also one of Austrias nine federal states (Bundesland Wien). ... Ferdinand Maria, elector of Bavaria (October 31, 1636 - May 26, 1679) was a Wittelsbach ruler of Bavaria and an elector (Kurfürst) of the Holy Roman Empire from 1651 to 1679. ... The Wittelsbach family were the ruling dynasty of the German kingdom of Bavaria from 1180 to 1918 and of the Rhine Palatinate from 1214 until 1805; in 1815 the latter territory was incorporated into Bavaria, which had been a kingdom since 1806. ...


Maximilian motivation for this swift remarriage (he has recently been widowed by Elisabeth Renata), was was not so much political grounds as the hope of producing a prince to inherit. Maria Anna is generally described as clever, cautious, energetic, stern, frugal, and experienced in matters of financial administration. In contrast to the Elector's first wife, Maria Anna was very interested in politics and well instructed about developments. She was not bound to the Habsburgs, but rather completely advocated the Bavarian standpoint. Additionally, she conducted lively exchanges of opinion with high officials of the Munich court and took part in meetings of the cabinet. After Maximilian's death, she undertook the regency for their oldest son, Ferdinand Maria. On 25 September the Elector's widow died in Munich, age 55. Munich: Frauenkirche and Town Hall steeple Munich (German: München pronunciation) is the state capital of the German Bundesland of Bavaria. ... A regency is a period when a regent holds power in the name of the current monarch. ... Munich: Frauenkirche and Town Hall steeple Munich (German: München pronunciation) is the state capital of the German Bundesland of Bavaria. ...


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Maria Anna of Austria - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (262 words)
Born in Graz, her parents were Ferdinand II, Holy Roman Emperor of Habsburg and Maria Anna of Bavaria.
She married Maximilian I, Elector of Bavaria on the 15 July 1635 in Vienna, was the mother to Ferdinand Maria, elector of Bavaria (de Bavière (Wittelsbach)) and Maximilian Philip (Landgrave, de Bavière (Wittelsbach), de Leuchtenberg).
Maria Anna is generally described as clever, cautious, energetic, stern, frugal, and experienced in matters of financial administration.
Maximilian I, Elector of Bavaria - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (1048 words)
In spite of the arrangement with the Union, Tilly then devastated the Rhenish Palatinate, and in February 1623 Maximilian was formally invested with the electoral dignity and the attendant office of imperial steward, which had been enjoyed since 1356 by the counts palatine of the Rhine.
Maria Anna of Bavaria Magdalene of Bavaria
Maximilian I, Elector of Bavaria ∞ Maria Anna of Austria
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