Person:Maria Amalia of Saxony (1)

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Name Maria Amalia von Sachsen
Alt Name Maria Amalia Christina Franziska Xaveria Flora Walburga
Alt Name María Amalia de Sajonia
Gender Female
Birth[1][2] 24 Nov 1724 Dresden, Dresden, Sachsen, GermanyHouse of Wettin
Death[1][2] 27 Sep 1760 Madrid, Madrid, Madrid, Spain


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Maria Amalia of Saxony (Maria Amalia Christina Franziska Xaveria Flora Walburga; 24 November 1724 – 27 September 1760) was a German princess from the House of Wettin and the wife of Charles III of Spain; she was the Queen consort of Naples and Sicily from 1738 till 1759 and then Queen consort of Spain from 1759 until her death in 1760. The mother of thirteen children, she enjoyed a loving relationship with her husband. A popular consort, she oversaw the construction of the Caserta Palace outside Naples as well as various other projects in her husband's domains. Moving to Spain in 1759, she then set about the improvements to the Royal Palace of Madrid but died of tuberculosis before its completion. Maria Amalia was politically active and openly participated in state affairs in both Naples and Spain.

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  1. 1.0 1.1 Maria Amalia of Saxony, in Wikipedia: The Free Encyclopedia. (Online: Wikimedia Foundation, Inc.).
  2. 2.0 2.1 Malfrici, Mirella. "MARIA AMALIA di Sassonia, regina di Napoli e Sicilia, poi di Spagna", in Dizionario biografico degli italiani. (Roma: Istituto della enciclopedia italiana fondata da Giovanni Treccani, 1960-), Vol. 70, 2007.