Maria Margaretha of Saxony
|Princess Maria Margaretha|
|Princess of Poland
Princess of Saxony
Coat of arms of Augustus III of Poland.
13 September 1727|
|Died||1 February 1734
|House||House of Wettin|
|Father||Augustus III of Poland|
|Mother||Maria Josepha of Austria|
Maria Margaretha was born at Dresden, Saxony, as the sixth child of fourteen. Her father, Augustus III of Poland, was the Elector of Saxony (as Frederick Augustus I), King of Poland and Grand Duke of Lithuania (as Augustus II). Her mother Maria Josepha, born an Archduchess of Austria, was a first cousin of Empress Maria Theresa.
Her sisters included Maria Amalia, Queen of Spain (wife of Charles III of Spain), Maria Josepha, Dauphine of France (mother of Louis XVI), Maria Anna, Electress of Bavaria and Maria Kunigunde, Abbess of Thorn and Essen. Her brothers included two electors of Saxony: Frederick Christian, Charles of Saxony, Duke of Courland, and also Prince Albert of Saxony, Duke of Teschen (son in law of Empress Maria Theresa).
She died on 1 February 1734, aged 6.
Titles, styles, honours and arms
Titles and styles
- 13 September 1727 – 1 February 1734 Her Serene Highness Princess Maria Margaretha of Saxony
- van de Pas, Leo. "Prinzessin Maria Margaretha von Sachsen". Genealogics .org. Retrieved 2012-06-05.