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Theresa Kunegunda Sobieska

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Theresa Kunegunda (Polish: Teresa Kunegunda Sobieska) (4 March 1676-10 March 1730) was a daughter of the Polish King John III Sobieski and Marie Casimire Louise de la Grange d'Arquien.


After the death of his first wife, the Kurfürst Maximilian II Emanuel, elector of Bavaria and married her on 2 January 1695 and she became the Bavarian Kurfürstin Therese Kunigunde.

She was mother of ten children by her husband, including Karl VII, Holy Roman Emperor and Clemens August of Bavaria, Archbishop-Elector of Cologne.

In 1704-05, in the ensuing evacuation of the Bavarian court to the Netherlands after the defeat in the Battle of Blenheim, she apparently was in charge of the government in Electoral Palatinate as Regent Princess Palatine.

She rests in Theatinerkirche (Munich).


A stillborn child (born and deceased in 1695)

Maria Anna Karoline (1696-1750), became as nun om 29 October 1720 by the name "Therese Emanuele de corde Jesu" in Klarissinenkloster Munich

Karl VII Albrecht (1697-1745), Holy Roman Emperor, King of Bohemia, and Elector of Bavaria

Philipp Moritz Maria (1698-1719), posthumously elected bishop of Paderborn and bishop of Münster as news of his passing had not spread yet

Ferdinand Maria Innozenz (1699-1738), Imperial Fieldmarschall

Clemens August (1700-1761), Archbishop of Cologne, Hoch- und Deutschmeister, Prince-Bishop of Hildesheim, Münster, Bishop of Paderborn and Osnabrück

Wilhelm (1701-1704), Prince of Bavaria

Alois Johann Adolf (1702-1705), Prince of Bavaria

Johann Theodor of Bavaria (1703-1763), Cardinal, Prince-Bishop of Regensburg, Bishop of Freising and Bishop of Liège

Maximilian Emanuel Thomas (1704-1709), Prince of Bavaria



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Teresa Kunegunda Sobieska h. Janina's Timeline

March 4, 1676
Kraków, Kraków County, Lesser Poland Voivodeship, Poland
January 2, 1695
Age 18
(His 2nd wife)
August 6, 1697
Age 21
Bruxelles, Brabant, Deutschland(HRR)
August 5, 1699
Age 23
Brussels, Bruxelles, Belgium
August 17, 1700
Age 24
March 10, 1730
Age 54
Venice, Venice, Veneto, Italy