Archduchess Margarethe Klementine of Austria


Archduchess Margarethe Klementine of Austria
Archduchess Margarethe Klementine of Austria
Princess of Thurn and Taxis
Margarethe Klementine, Princess of Thurn and Taxis
Princess consort of Thurn and Taxis
Reign 15 July 1890 – 22 January 1952
Predecessor Princess Mathilde Sophie of Oettingen-Oettingen and Oettingen-Spielberg
Successor Princess Isabel Maria of Braganza
Spouse Albert, 8th Prince of Thurn and Taxis
Issue
Franz Joseph, 9th Prince of Thurn and Taxis
Prince Joseph Albert
Karl August, 10th Prince of Thurn and Taxis
Prince Ludwig Philipp
Prince Max Emanuel
Elisabeth Helene, Margravine of Meissen
Prince Raphael Rainer
Prince Philipp Ernst
Full name
German: Margarethe Klementine Maria
House House of Habsburg-Lorraine
House of Thurn and Taxis
Father Archduke Joseph Karl of Austria
Mother Princess Clotilde of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha
Born 6 July 1870(1870-07-06)
Alcsút, Austria–Hungary
Died 2 May 1955(1955-05-02) (aged 84)
Regensburg, Bavaria, Germany
Burial Gruftkapelle, Saint Emmeram's Abbey, Regensburg
Religion Roman Catholic

Archduchess Margarethe Klementine Maria of Austria[1][2] (in German: Margarethe Klementine Maria, Erzherzogin von Österreich;[1][2] in Hungarian: Habsburg–Toscanai Margit Klementina Mária főhercegnő; 6 July 1870, Alcsút, Austria-Hungary[1][2]– 2 May 1955, Regensburg[1][2]) was a member of the Hungarian line of the House of Habsburg-Lorraine and an Archduchess of Austria and Princess of Bohemia, Hungary, and Tuscany by birth. Through her marriage to Albert, 8th Prince of Thurn and Taxis, Margarethe Klementine was also a member of the House of Thurn and Taxis.

Contents

Family

Margarethe Klementine was the third-eldest daughter and child of Archduke Joseph Karl of Austria and his wife Princess Clotilde of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha.[1][2] Through her father Joseph Karl, Margarethe Klementine was the great-granddaughter of Leopold II, Holy Roman Emperor. Through her mother, she was the great-granddaughter of Louis-Philippe d'Orléans, King of the French.

Life

Marriage and issue

Margarethe Klementine married Albert, 8th Prince of Thurn and Taxis, younger son of Maximilian Anton Lamoral, Hereditary Prince of Thurn and Taxis and his wife Duchess Helene in Bavaria, on 15 July 1890 in Budapest, Austria–Hungary.[1][2] Margarethe Klementine and Albert had eight children:[1]

  • Franz Joseph, 9th Prince of Thurn and Taxis (21 December 1893 – 13 July 1971), married Princess Isabel Maria of Braganza, daughter of Miguel, Duke of Braganza
  • Prince Joseph Albert of Thurn and Taxis (4 November 1895 – 7 December 1895)
  • Karl August, 10th Prince of Thurn and Taxis (23 July 1898 – 26 April 1982), married Princess Maria Anna of Braganza, daughter of Miguel, Duke of Braganza
  • Prince Ludwig Philipp of Thurn and Taxis (2 February 1901 – 22 April 1933), married Princess Elisabeth of Luxembourg, daughter of Grand Duke William IV of Luxembourg
  • Prince Max Emanuel of Thurn and Taxis (1 March 1902 – 3 October 1994)
  • Princess Elisabeth Helene of Thurn and Taxis (15 December 1903 – 22 October 1976), married Friedrich Christian, Margrave of Meissen
  • Prince Raphael Rainer of Thurn and Taxis (30 May 1906 – 8 June 1993), married Princess Margarete of Thurn and Taxis
  • Prince Philipp Ernst of Thurn and Taxis (7 May 1908 – 23 July 1964), married Princess Eulalia of Thurn and Taxis

Titles, styles, honours and arms

Styles of
Margarethe Klementine, Princess of Thurn and Taxis
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Reference style Her Imperial and Royal Highness
Spoken style Your Imperial and Royal Highness
Alternative style Ma'am

Titles and styles

  • 6 July 1870 – 15 July 1890: Her Imperial and Royal Highness Archduchess and Princess Margarethe Klementine of Austria; Princess Margarethe Klementine of Hungary, Bohemia, and Tuscany
  • 15 July 1890 – 22 January 1952: Her Imperial and Royal Highness The Princess of Thurn and Taxis
  • 22 January 1952 – 2 May 1955: Her Imperial and Royal Highness The Dowager Princess of Thurn and Taxis

Ancestry

References

  1. ^ a b c d e f g Darryl Lundy (27 Jan 2009). "Margarethe Klementine Maria Erzherzogin von Österreich". thePeerage.com. http://thepeerage.com/p11106.htm#i111052. Retrieved 2009-05-13. 
  2. ^ a b c d e f Paul Theroff. "AUSTRIA". Paul Theroff's Royal Genealogy Site. http://www.angelfire.com/realm/gotha/gotha/austria.html. Retrieved 2009-05-13. 
Archduchess Margarethe Klementine of Austria
Cadet branch of the House of Lorraine
Born: 6 July 1870 Died: 2 May 1952
German nobility
Preceded by
Princess Mathilde Sophie of Oettingen-Oettingen and Oettingen-Spielberg
Princess consort of Thurn and Taxis
15 July 1890 – 22 January 1952
Succeeded by
Princess Isabel Maria of Braganza




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