Maria Anna Victoria of Bavaria
|Maria Anna Victoria of Bavaria|
|Dauphine of France|
Portrait of Maria Anna Victoria painted after her death holding the coronet of a Dauphine by François de Troy
|Born||28 November 1660|
|Died||20 April 1690 (aged 29)|
Palace of Versailles, France
Royal Basilica of Saint Denis, France
|Spouse||Louis, Dauphin of France|
|Issue||Louis, Dauphin of France|
Philip V, King of Spain
Charles, Duke of Berry
|House||House of Bourbon|
House of Wittelsbach
|Father||Ferdinand Maria, Elector of Bavaria|
|Mother||Henriette Adelaide of Savoy|
Maria Anna Victoria of Bavaria (28 November 1660 – 20 April 1690) was the wife of Louis, the Grand Dauphin. She had three sons including the father of Louis XV of France and a King of Spain. In France she was known as Dauphine Marie Anne Victoire. She was a sister of the Violante Beatrice of Bavaria, the last Medici Grand Princess of Tuscany. At court she was known simply as Madame la Dauphine.
Children[change | change source]
- Louis of France, Duke of Burgundy (16 August 1682 – 18 February 1712), Duke of Burgundy and later Dauphin of France; married second cousin Maria Adelaide of Savoy and had the future Louis XV of France;
- Philippe of France (19 December 1683 – 9 July 1746), "Duke of Anjou", (later King of Spain); became King of Spain in 1700; married second cousin Maria Luisa of Savoy and had issue; married again Elisabeth Farnese and had further children such as a future Dauphine of France;
- Charles of France, Duke of Berry (31 July 1686 – 5 May 1714); married his first cousin Marie Louise Élisabeth d'Orléans and had children but none survived over a year.
Through her first two sons she is an ancestor of the present King of Spain as well as the present Grand Duke of Luxembourg.