Born at the Hofburg Palace in Vienna she was the ninth child of Emperor Leopold I and Eleonore Magdalene of the Palatinate. Again after the war the question of her becoming queen of Spain to replace the now deceased Luisa Maria of Savoy was floated. She died of pneumonia at the age of 54.
She was buried at the Imperial Crypts in Vienna.
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26 March 1689 – 1 May 1743 Her Imperial & Royal Highness Archduchess Maria Magdalena of Austria.