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André Adolphe-Eugène Disdéri
Maria Cristina, Queen Regent of Spain
Carte de visite
Maria Cristina Fernanda, Princess of Naples and Sicily, became the second wife of the childless Ferdinand VII of Spain in 1829. When he died in 1833, she acted as Queen-Regent until their three-year-old daughter, Isabel II, reached her majority. Queen Maria Cristina died at Le Havre on 22 August 1878.