Person:Eleonor Magdalene of the Palatinate-Neuburg (1)

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Eleonore Magdalene von Pfalz-Neuburg
d.19 Jan 1720 Vienna, Wien, Austria
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Name Eleonore Magdalene von Pfalz-Neuburg
Gender Female
Birth[1][3] 6 Jan 1655 Düsseldorf, Rheinland, Preußen, Germany
Marriage 14 Dec 1676 Passau, Passau, Niederbayern, Bayern, Germanyto Leopold I. , Kaiser des Heiligen Römischen Reiches
Death[1][3] 19 Jan 1720 Vienna, Wien, Austria
Reference Number? Q57527?


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Eleonore Magdalene of Neuburg (Eleonore Magdalene Therese; 6 January 1655 – 19 January 1720) was a Holy Roman Empress, German Queen, Archduchess consort of Austria, Queen consort of Hungary and Bohemia as the third and last wife of Leopold I. She was the paternal grandmother of Empress Maria Theresa.

Reputed to be one of the most educated and the virtuous women of her time (she translated the Bible from Latin to German), she took part in the political affairs during the reign of her husband and sons. She served as Interim Regent for a few months in 1711 and was during this timer period that the Treaty of Szatmár was signed, which recognized the rights of her descendants in the Kingdom of Hungary. Before her marriage and during her widowhood she led an ascetic and monastic life, being actively involved in charity work.

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  1. 1.0 1.1 Eleonor Magdalene of the Palatinate-Neuburg, in Wikipedia: The Free Encyclopedia.
  2.   Wurzbach, Constantin. Biographisches Lexikon des Kaiserthums Oesterreich: enthaltend die Lebenskizzen der denkwürdigen Personen, welche 1750 bis 1850 im Kaiserstaate und in Kronländer gelebt haben. (Wien: K.K. Hof- und Staatsdruckerei, 1856-1891), 6:162.
  3. 3.0 3.1 Eleonore Magdalene von Pfalz-Neuburg, in Wikipedia: The Free Encyclopedia.