Maria of Austria, Duchess of Jülich-Cleves-Berg

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Archduchess Maria of Austria
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Maria of Habsburg and her daughter Marie Eleonore
Spouse(s) William, Duke of Jülich-Cleves-Berg
Noble family House of Habsburg
Father Ferdinand I, Holy Roman Emperor
Mother Anna of Bohemia and Hungary
Born (1531-05-15)15 May 1531
Prague
Died 11 December 1581(1581-12-11) (aged 50)
Hambach Castle, Niederzier

Archduchess Maria of Austria (May 15, 1531 – December 11, 1581) was the daughter of Emperor Ferdinand I from the House of Habsburg and Anna Jagiello.

She married William, Duke of Jülich-Cleves-Berg on July 18, 1546 as his second wife and they had the following children:

  1. Marie Eleonore (June 25, 1550 – 1608)
  2. Anna (March 1, 1552 – October 6, 1632)
  3. Magdalene (November 2, 1553 – July 30, 1633)
  4. Charles Frederick (1555–75)
  5. Elizabeth (1556–61)
  6. Sibylle (1557–1627)
  7. John William (May 28, 1562 – March 25, 1609), Bishop of Münster, Count of Altena, Duke of Jülich-Cleves-Berg
    1. married in 1585 to Jakobea of Baden (1558–97), daughter of Philibert, Margrave of Baden-Baden
    2. married in 1599 to Antonia of Lorraine (1568–1610), daughter of Charles III, Duke of Lorraine).

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