Maria Elisabeth Archduchess of Austria (1743)
- Category : Notable-Famous-Royal-family
- Type : PSE
- Profile : 2/4 - Hermit / Opportunist
- Definition : Single
- Incarnation Cross : RAX Explanation 3
Austrian Archduchess, the sixth child of Maria Theresa, Queen of Hungary, Croatia and Bohemia and Francis I, Holy Roman Emperor. She was abbess of the Convent for Noble Ladies in Innsbruck from 1780 until 1806.
Beautiful in her youth, she later suffered from smallpox which terribly scarred her face. Maria Elisabeth was called "Liesl", and known for her sharp tongue. She eventually became greatly overweight.
She died on 22 September 1808, aged 65, at Linz.