Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Maria Theresa of Austria was a daughter of Leopold I, Holy Roman Emperor and his third wife Eleonore Magdalene of the Palatinate. Born at the Hofburg Palace in Vienna she was the fourth daughter of Leopold I, Holy Roman Emperor and Eleonore Magdalene of the Palatinate. Having caught smallpox, Maria Theresa died at the age of nine of smallpox at the Palais Ebersdorf in Vienna. She is buried in the Imperial Crypt.