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Maria may refer to:


Maria is a given name, usually for a female:

  • Maria Theresa (May 13, 1717 - November 29, 1780), was a sovereign of Austria, Hungary, Croatia, Bohemia, Mantua, Milan, Lodomeria and Galicia. She was the mother of Marie Antoinette who would become the last queen of France.
  • Maria Feodorovna (Dagmar of Denmark) (November 26, 1847 - October 13, 1928), the mother of Tsar Nicholas II of Russia. She managed to survive the Russian Revolution and escape out of Russia.
  • Grand Duchess Maria Nikolaevna of Russia (June 26, 1899 - July 17, 1918), was a daughter of Nicholas II, who was the last Tsar to rule Russia. She was eventually assassinated with her family.
  • Maria (daughter of Maurice), the name of a supposed daughter of Maurice, Byzantine Emperor
  • Maria Prophetissa, Mary the Jewess, reputed founder of alchemy first mentioned by Zosimus
  • Maria (gens), a plebeian family of Ancient Rome
  • Maria Sharapova, a professional tennis player.
  • Maria Shriver, American journalist, author, former wife of Arnold Schwarzenegger
  • Maria von Trapp, stepmother of the von Trapp Family Singers (upon whom, films and musicals have been based, including "The Sound of Music")

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