|Full Name||Maria Theresa of Savoy|
|Who||Princess of Savoy & Countess of Artois|
|Birth Date||January 31, 1756|
|Death Date||June 2, 1805|
|Country||Italy / France|
|Cause of Death||general ill health|
|Father||Victor Amadeus III of Sardinia|
|Mother||Maria Antonia Ferdinanda of Spain|
|Spouse||Charles X of France|
Charles Emmanuel IV of Sardinia
Marie Josephine of Savoy
Maria Anna of Savoy, Duchess of Chablais
Victor Emmanuel I of Sardinia
Maurizio, Duke of Montferrat
Maria Carolina of Savoy
Charles Felix of Sardinia
Giuseppe, Count of Asti
Louis Antoine, Duke of Angouleme
Charles Ferdinand, Duke of Berry
Maria was extremely close with her sister, Marie Josephine of Savoy, who was three years older than her.
Maria was the cousin of Marie Louise of Savoy, a great friend of Marie Antoinette - her sister-in-law.
Maria married Charles X of France in 1773 in Versailles. They met for the first time at their wedding ceremony. However, at the time, Charles was not a king (and, in fact, never would be during Maria's lifetime). He was rather known as the Count of Artois. Though the couple had a good relationship, Charles was considered to be one of the most handsome men in the royal family, while Maria was considered quite plain, if not having a good complexion. Resultingly, Charles had numerous affairs with other women at court, and the longtime love of his life was Louise d'Esparbes de Lussan - not Maria.