Person - Braganza, María Isabel de (1797-1818, reina consorte de España)

Braganza, María Isabel de (1797-1818, reina consorte de España)




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Braganza, María Isabel de (1797-1818, reina consorte de España)Other forms

Dates of existence/Biographical dates:

1797-05-19 - 1818-12-26


Infanta of Portugal and Queen Consort of Spain between 1816 and 1818. She was born in Lisbon and died in Aranjuez. Daughter of the Portugal king John VI and Queen Carlota Joaquina of Spain. She married her maternal uncle King Ferdinand VII in 1816, with the purpose of strengthening the union between Spain and Portugal. She was an educated person and art lover and she took the initiative to gather the works of art treasured by the monarchs and create a royal museum. The Prado Museum was inaugurated one year after her death on 19 November 1819. She died young and without descendants. Her mortal remains rest in the Children's Pantheon of the Monastery of El Escorial.

Internal Structure-Genealogy:

Hija de Juan VI de Portugal y de Carlota Joaquina de Borbón.


Lugar de Defunci¿n:

Palacio Real de Aranjuez (Madrid, España) in 1818-12-26





RUBIO ARAGONÉS, M.J. Reinas de España: las Austrias. Siglos XV-XVIII, de Isabel la Católica a Mariana de Neoburgo.-Madrid, La Esfera de los Libros, 2010

Historia de España. La España de Fernando VII/dirigida por R. Menéndez Pidal; por Miguel Artola Gallego. 2ª ed.-Madrid: Espasa Calpe, 1989.

Related Authorities

Museo del Prado (Madrid, España)  ( He/She is the founder of )

Associative relations :

Reina consorte de España  ( Ocupa /Ejerce de_en )

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