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Infanta María Teresa of Spain

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Infanta Maria Teresa of Spain[1][2] (Spanish: María Teresa Isabel Eugenia del Patrocinio Diega de Borbón y Habsburgo, Infanta de España;[2] 12 November 1882 in Madrid, Kingdom of Spain[1][2] – 23 September 1912 in Madrid, Kingdom of Spain[1][2]) was the second eldest child and daughter[1][2] of Alfonso XII of Spain and his second wife Maria Christina of Austria.[1][2] Maria Teresa was an Infanta of Spain and a member of the House of Bourbon by birth.

Infanta María Teresa
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Born(1882-11-12)12 November 1882
Madrid, Kingdom of Spain
Died23 September 1912(1912-09-23) (aged 29)
Madrid, Kingdom of Spain
IssueInfante Luis Alfonso
Infante José Eugenio
Infanta Maria de las Mercedes
Infanta Maria del Pilar
Full name
Spanish: María Teresa Isabel Eugenia del Patrocinio Diega
FatherKing Alfonso XII of Spain
MotherArchduchess Maria Christina of Austria
ReligionRoman Catholicism


Marriage and issueEdit

Maria Teresa married her first cousin, Prince Ferdinand of Bavaria, Infante of Spain, eldest son and child[2] of Prince Ludwig Ferdinand of Bavaria and his wife Infanta María de la Paz of Spain,[2] on 12 January 1906 in Madrid.[2] Maria Teresa and Ferdinand had four children:<[2]

  • Infante Luis Alfonso of Spain (6 December 1906 - 14 May 1983)
  • Infante José Eugenio of Spain (26 March 1909 - 16 August 1966)
  • Infanta Maria de las Mercedes of Spain (3 October 1911 - 11 September 1953)
  • Infanta Maria del Pilar of Spain (15 September 1912 - 9 May 1918)

Titles, styles, honours and armsEdit

Titles and stylesEdit

  • 12 November 1882 – 12 January 1906: Her Royal Highness Infanta Maria Teresa of Spain
  • 12 January 1906 – 23 September 1912: Her Royal Highness Princess Maria Teresa of Bavaria





  1. ^ a b c d e Darryl Lundy (10 May 2003). "Maria Theresia de Borbón y Habsburgo, Infanta de España". Retrieved 2008-11-24.
  2. ^ a b c d e f g h i j Paul Theroff. "SPAIN". Paul Theroff's Royal Genealogy Site. Retrieved 2008-11-24.