Maria Anna of Bavaria, was German princess member of the House of Wittelsbach by birth and Archduchess of Innes Austria by marriage.
Born in Munich, she was the fourth child and second (but eldest surviving) daughter of William V, Duke of Bavaria and Renata of Lorraine.
On 23 April 1600, Maria Anna married her first-cousin Ferdinand, Archduke of Inner Austria at Graz Cathedral. This marriage reaffirmed the alliance between the Habsburgs and Wittelsbach. Without interfering in politics, Maria Anna lived at her husband"s shadow.
She was buried in the Mausoleum near the Cathedral, Graz.
Archduchess Christine (25 May 1601 – 12/21 June 1601). Archduke Karl (born and died 25 May 1603).
Archduke Johann Karl (1 November 1605 – 28 December 1619). Ferdinand III (13 July 1608 – 2 April 1657), Holy Roman Emperor, King of Hungary and Bohemia.
Archduke Leopold Wilhelm (6 January 1614 – 20 November 1662), Bishop of Passau and Strassbourg (1625-1637), Olmütz (1637-1655), Breslau (1655-1662), Governor of the Spanish Netherlands (1647-1656), Grand Master of the Teutonic Order (1641-1662).