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Archduchess of Austria
Maria Elisabeth Savoie Carignan 1800 1856.jpg
Spouse Archduke Rainer of Austria
Maria Carolina
Maria Adelaide, Queen of Sardinia
Leopoldo Luigi
Ernesto Carlo
Sigismondo Lepoldo
Ranieri Ferdinando
Enrico Antonio
Massimiliano Carlo
Full name
Italian: Maria Francesca Elisabetta Carlotta Giuseppina di Savoia
Noble family House of Savoy-Carignan (by birth)
House of Habsburg-Lorraine (by marriage)
Father Charles Emmanuel, Prince of Carignan
Mother Maria Christina of Saxony
Born 13 April 1800(1800-04-13)
Died 25 December 1856 (aged 56)

Elisabeth of Savoy, known in Italian as Maria Elisabetta di Savoia, or in full as Maria Francesca Elisabetta Carlotta Giuseppina di Savoia (13 April 1800, - 25 December 1856) was a Princess of Carignano and the maternal grandmother of Vittorio Emanuele II, the first king of a united Italy.



She was born in Paris to Charles Emmanuel, Prince of Carignan. (1770-1800) and Maria Cristina Albertina of Saxony (1779-1851), and was the younger sister of Charles Albert, future King of Sardinia.

Marriage and children

On 28 May 1820 she was married in Prague to Archduke Rainer of Austria, Viceroy of the Kingdom of Lombardy-Venetia.

With Rainer she had eight children:

Elisabeth died in Bolzano on Christmas Day, 1856.


Elisabeth's ancestors in three generations

8. Louis Victor, Prince of Carignan
4. Victor Amadeus II of Savoy-Carignano
9. Landgravine Christine Henriette of Hesse-Rotenburg
2. Charles Emmanuel, Prince of Carignan
10. Louis Charles de Lorraine
5. Joséphine of Lorraine
11. Louise de Rohan-Rochefort
1. Elisabeth of Savoy
12. Frederick Augustus II, Elector of Saxony
6. Carl Christian Joseph of Saxony, Duke of Courland
13. Maria Josepha of Austria
3. Princess Maria Christina of Saxony
14. Count Stanislaus von Corvin-Krasinski
7. Franciscka of Corvin-Krasinska
15. Anna Humiecka




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