Maria Theresa, Last Holy Roman Empress and First Empress of Austria

Last Holy Roman Empress, first Empress of Austria.

Eldest child of Ferdinand I (King of the Two Sicilies) and Maria Carolina (Queen of Naples and Sicily). Granddaughter of Maria Theresa, Holy Roman Empress.

Her mtDNA HVR1 and HVR2 profile was derived from DNA testing of ancient hair samples from three of her maternal aunts, and from samples collected from two living maternal line descendants of Maria Theresa – Queen Anne of Romania and André de Bourbon Parmis.