Maria of Austria, Duchess of Jülich-Cleves-Berg
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|Duchess of Jülich-Cleves-Berg|
|Born||15 May 1531|
|Died||11 December 1581 (aged 50)|
Hambach Castle, Niederzier
|Father||Ferdinand I, Holy Roman Emperor|
|Mother||Anna of Bohemia and Hungary|
She married William, Duke of Jülich-Cleves-Berg on 18 July 1546 as his second wife. Their children were:
- Marie Eleonore (1550–1608); married Albert Frederick, Duke of Prussia
- Anna (1552–1632); married Philip Louis, Count Palatine of Neuburg
- Magdalene (1553–1633); married John I, Count Palatine of Zweibrücken, brother of Philip Louis, Count Palatine of Neuburg
- Charles Frederick (1555–1575)
- Elizabeth (1556–1561)
- Sibylle (1557–1627); married Karl II Habsburg (1560–1618) of Austria, Margrave of Burgau, a morganatic son of Ferdinand II, Archduke of Austria
- John William (1562–1609), Bishop of Münster, Count of Altena, Duke of Jülich-Cleves-Berg; married firstly, in 1585, to Jakobea of Baden (1558–1597), daughter of Philibert, Margrave of Baden-Baden; married secondly, in 1599, to Antonia of Lorraine (1568–1610), daughter of Charles III, Duke of Lorraine)
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