Maria Theresia: a 300-year Legacy

Marking 300 years since the birth of Maria Theresia, H.E. Dr Martin Eichtinger, Austrian Ambassador to the United Kingdom, explores the unique history and revolutionary vision of the only female ruler in Habsburg history.

Highlighting the achievements and extraordinary legacy of this self-styled ‘mother of her nation’, Ambassador Eichtinger uncovers the cultural context of Maria Theresia’s reign and the myths which have developed around her.

The document below contains images which accompanies the talk given by H.E. Dr Martin Eichtinger.