Counts of Tyrol: Maria Theresa, Charles V, Holy Roman Emperor, Maximilian I, Holy Roman Emperor, Rudolf II, Holy Roman Emperor, Leopold Source Wikipedia

ISBN: 9781157633242

Published: August 13th 2011

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Counts of Tyrol: Maria Theresa, Charles V, Holy Roman Emperor, Maximilian I, Holy Roman Emperor, Rudolf II, Holy Roman Emperor, Leopold  by  Source Wikipedia

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 52. Chapters: Maria Theresa, Charles V, Holy Roman Emperor, Maximilian I, Holy Roman Emperor, Rudolf II, Holy Roman Emperor, Leopold I, Holy Roman Emperor, Ferdinand I, Holy Roman Emperor, Joseph I, Holy Roman Emperor, Joseph II, Holy Roman Emperor, Leopold II, Holy Roman Emperor, Charles VI, Holy Roman Emperor, Matthias, Holy Roman Emperor, Sigismund, Archduke of Austria, Henry of Bohemia, Rudolf IV, Duke of Austria, Ferdinand II, Archduke of Austria, Louis V, Duke of Bavaria, Margaret, Countess of Tyrol, Leopold V, Archduke of Austria, Meinhard, Duke of Carinthia, Ferdinand Charles, Archduke of Austria, Albert III, Duke of Austria, Sigismund Francis, Archduke of Austria, Meinhard I of Gorizia-Tyrol, William, Duke of Austria, Leopold III, Duke of Austria, Frederick IV, Duke of Austria, Leopold IV, Duke of Austria, Meinhard III of Gorizia-Tyrol.

Excerpt: Maria Theresa Walburga Amalia Christina (German: ) (13 May 1717 - 29 November 1780) was the only female ruler of the Habsburg dominions and the last of the House of Habsburg. She was the sovereign of Austria, Hungary, Croatia, Bohemia, Mantua, Milan, Lodomeria and Galicia, the Austrian Netherlands and Parma. By marriage, she was Duchess of Lorraine, Grand Duchess of Tuscany and Holy Roman Empress. She started her 40-year reign when her father, Emperor Charles VI, died in October 1740.

Charles VI paved the way for her accession with the Pragmatic Sanction of 1713, as the Habsburg lands were bound by Salic law which prevented female succession. Upon the death of her father, Saxony, Prussia, Bavaria and France repudiated the sanction they had recognised during his lifetime.

Prussia proceeded to invade the affluent Habsburg province of Silesia, sparking a nine-year conflict known as the War of the Austrian Succession. Maria Theresa would later unsuccessfully try to reconquer Silesia ...



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