Archive for October 1st, 2018

Maria Theresa

October 1, 2018

Maria Theresa (1717-1780), the Archduchess of Austria and the Queen of Hungary and Bohemia, was only 23 years old when she ascended to the Austrian throne in 1740, governing the Habsburg monarchy single-handedly. An ardent reformer of education, Austria’s military efficiency, medicine, civil rights, etc.

This engaging 2017 movie, with English subtitles, on her 40-year reign can be watched online >>>

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