Sophie, Archduchess of Austria and Princess of BavariaSophie Friederike Dorothee Wilhelmine, Archduchess of Austria and Princess of Bavaria
(27 January 1805
- 28 May 1872
) was born to King Maximilian I of Bavaria
and his second wife, Catharine of Baden.
On 4 November 1824, she married Franz Karl, Archduke of Austria. They had three sons, Franz Josef of Austria (later Emperor of Austria), Karl Ludwig, Archduke of Austria, and Maximilian, Archduke of Austria and later Emperor of Mexico.