Sol in Madrid, Spain
María de Austria / Maria of Austria
En este monasterio
vivió la Emperatriz
María de Austria
y en él murió
In this monastery lived the Empress Maria of Austria, and in it she died in 1603.
Erected 1991 by Ayuntamiento de Madrid.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Women. In addition, it is included in the City of Madrid - "Yellow Diamond" series list. A significant historical date for this entry is February 26, 1603.
Location. 40° 25.099′ N, 3° 42.387′ W. Marker is in Madrid. It is in Sol. Marker is on Plaza de las Descalzas. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Madrid 28013, Spain. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Real Academia Española / Royal Spanish Academy (within shouting distance of this marker); Francisco de Quevedo (within shouting distance of this marker); "Frascuelo" (about 120 meters away, measured in a direct line); Ratón Pérez (about 150 meters away); Hotel Florida (about 180 meters away); Caños del Peral Hans Christian Andersen (approx. 0.2 kilometers away); Tomas Breton (approx. 0.2 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Madrid.
More about this marker. The marker is found just to the left of the entrance of the Monastery of the Descalzas Reales.
Also see . . . Maria of Austria, Holy Roman Empress (Wikipedia).
"Archduchess Maria of Austria (21 June 1528 – 26 February 1603) was the empress consort and queen consort of Maximilian II, Holy Roman Emperor, King of Bohemia and Hungary. She served as regent of Spain in the absence of her father Emperor Charles V from 1548 until 1551."(Submitted on May 6, 2022.)
Credits. This page was last revised on February 2, 2023. It was originally submitted on May 6, 2022, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Lamorinda, California. This page has been viewed 84 times since then and 22 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on May 6, 2022, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Lamorinda, California.