Maria Theresa

Austria, Holy Roman Empress,Hungary, Bohemia

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  • provided Education for Serfs
  • Maria decreased the power of nobility
  • limited the power of labor that nobles would force peasants to do
  • reformation that she lead for Austria was well structured

negative things

  • stressed religion
  • intolerant of Jews
  • made her children marry for their dynasty
  • decreased power of Nobility

family life

  • married Charles VI
  • 16 children
  • 5 boys and 11 girls
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The Family of Maria-Theresa, Holy Roman Empress