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Maria Amalia of Bourbon
, Infanta of Spain
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Madrid is the capital and largest city of Spain. The population of the city is roughly 3.3 million and the entire population of the Madrid metropolitan area is calculated to be 6.271 million. It is the third largest city in the European Union, after London and Berlin, and its metropolitan...
, 9 January 1779 - Madrid, 22 July 1798), was a Spanish princess. She was a daughter of King Charles IV of Spain
Charles IV was King of Spain from 14 December 1788 until his abdication on 19 March 1808.-Early life:...
(1748–1819) and his spouse, Queen Maria Louisa of Bourbon-Parma (1751–1819).
Maria Amalia was originally intended to marry Louis I, King of Etruria
Louis was the first of only two Kings of Etruria.Louis was the son of Ferdinand, Duke of Parma and Maria Amalia of Austria, the second surviving daughter of Maria Theresa of Austria and Francis I, Holy Roman Emperor....
, but he preferred her younger sister, Maria Luisa; thus in 1795, she married her uncle (who was twenty-four years older than she was), Antonio Pascual, Infante of Spain.
200px|thumb|Infante Antonio Pascual, painted by [[Francisco de Goya|Goya]].Antonio Pascual de Borbón y Wettin was an infante of Spain, son of King Charles III of Spain and younger brother of King Charles IV of Spain and Ferdinand I of the Two Sicilies.-Biography:Born Antonio Pascual Francisco...
In 1798, they were the parents to a child who was either stillborn who died soon after.
Maria Amalia was a Dame of the Spanish Order of Maria Luisa
The Royal Order of Queen María Luisa is an Order created by Charles IV of Spain by royal decree in April 21 1792 at the request of his wife Queen Maria Luisa, to have a way to reward noble women who distinguished themselves for their services and talents, so it was established as a distinction...