- Infanta Maria Josepha of Portugal
Maria José Duchess in Bavaria Spouse Karl Theodor, Duke in Bavaria Issue Elisabeth, Queen of the Belgians
Marie Gabrielle, Crown Princess of Bavaria
Ludwig Wilhelm, Duke in Bavaria
Full name Maria José Joana Eulália Leopoldina Adelaide Isabel Carolina Micaela Rafaela Gabriela Francisca de Assis e de Paula Inês Sofia Joaquina Teresa Benedita Bernardina Father Miguel I of Portugal Mother Adelaide of Löwenstein-Wertheim-Rosenberg Born 19 March 1857
Died 11 March 1943(aged 85)
Religion Roman Catholic
Infanta Maria José of Portugal (Maria José Joana Eulália Leopoldina Adelaide Isabel Carolina Micaela Rafaela Gabriela Francisca de Assis e de Paula Inês Sofia Joaquina Teresa Benedita Bernardina; 19 March 1857 – Munich, March 11, 1943), sometimes known in English as Maria Josepha, was a Portuguese infanta, later Duchess in Bavaria by marriage. She was the maternal grandmother of King Leopold III of Belgium.
Maria José was the fourth child and third daughter of King Miguel I of Portugal and his wife Adelaide of Löwenstein-Wertheim-Rosenberg. Among her sisters were Maria Ana, Grand Duchess of Luxemburg and Maria Antónia, Duchess of Parma. Her only brother was Miguel II, Duke of Braganza.
She married on April 29, 1874, Karl-Theodor, Duke in Bavaria, the younger brother of Elisabeth of Bavaria, better known as "Sissi".
The couple lived in München, where they founded the Herzog Carl Theodor Eye Clinic, that still exists today.
Maria José died in 1943 at the age of 85, and is buried in Tegernsee Abbey.
- Sophie Adelheid (1875–1957)
- Elisabeth Gabriele Valérie Marie (1876–1965), future Queen Elisabeth of Belgium, married Albert I of Belgium.
- Marie Gabrielle (1878–1912), married Rupprecht, Crown Prince of Bavaria.
- Ludwig Wilhelm (1884–1968)
- Franz Joseph (1888–1912)
Ancestors of Infanta Maria Josepha of Portugal 16. John V of Portugal 8. Peter III of Portugal 17. Maria Anna of Austria 4. John VI of Portugal 18. Joseph I of Portugal 9. Maria I of Portugal 19. Mariana Victoria of Spain 2. Miguel of Portugal 20. Charles III of Spain 10. Charles IV of Spain 21. Maria Amalia of Saxony 5. Charlotte of Spain 22. Philip, Duke of Parma 11. Maria Luisa of Parma 23. Princess Louise-Élisabeth of France 1. Infanta Maria Josepha of Portugal 24. Dominic Constantine, Prince of Löwenstein-Wertheim-Rochefort 12. Charles Thomas, Prince of Löwenstein-Wertheim-Rosenberg 25. Princess Maria Leopoldina of Hohenlohe-Bartenstein 6. Constantine, Hereditary Prince of Löwenstein-Wertheim-Rosenberg 26. Joseph Nicholas, Count of Windisch-Graetz 13. Countess Sophie of Windisch-Graetz 27. Princess Leopoldine of Arenberg 3. Adelaide of Löwenstein-Wertheim-Rosenberg 28. Christian Albert Louis, Prince of Hohenlohe-Langenburg 14. Charles Louis, Prince of Hohenlohe-Langenburg 29. Princess Carolina of Stolberg-Gedern 7. Princess Agnes of Hohenlohe-Langenburg 30. John Christian II, Count of Solms-Baruth 15. Princess Amalie of Solms-Baruth 31. Countess Friederike Reuss of Köstritz House of Braganza John IVChildren Peter IIChildren include John VChildren Joseph IChildren include Maria I and Peter IIIChildren include John VIChildren include Pedro IVChildren includeGrandchildren MiguelChildrenGrandchildrenGreat grandchildrenGreat-great grandchildren Maria II and Ferdinand IIChildren 1st Generation 2nd Generation 3rd GenerationLeonor, Queen of Denmark • Infanta Maria 4th Generation 5th GenerationConstance, Queen of Castile and León • Maria, Lady of Menezes and Orduña • Isabel, Lady of Penela • Infanta Constança • Beatriz, Lady of Lemos 6th GenerationMaria, Queen of Castile and León • Infanta Isabel • Leonor, Queen of Aragon 7th GenerationMaria, Marchioness of Tortosa • Beatriz, Countess of Alburquerque 8th GenerationBeatriz I • Infanta Branca • Isabel, Duchess of Burgundy • Infanta Branca 9th Generation 10th GenerationLeonor, Queen of Portugal and the Algarve • Isabel, Duchess of Braganza • Infanta Catarina • Saint Joana, Princess of Portugal 11th Generation 12th Generation 13th GenerationIsabella Clara Eugenia, Co-Sovereign of the Habsburg Netherlands* • Catherine Michelle, Duchess of Savoy* • Infanta Maria* 14th GenerationAnna, Queen of France* • Infanta Maria* Maria Anna, Holy Roman Empress* • Infanta Margarita Francisca* 15th Generation 16th Generation 17th Generation 18th Generation 19th GenerationInfanta Maria Isabel • Mariana Vitória, Infanta of Spain • Infanta Maria Clementina 20th Generation 21st GenerationMaria II • Januária Maria, Princess Imperial of Brazil** • Infanta Paula Mariana** • Infanta Francisca** • Infanta Maria Amélia** • Maria das Neves, Duchess of San Jaime • Maria Teresa, Archduchess of Austria • Maria Josepha, Duchess in Bavaria • Adelgundes, Duchess of Guimarães • Maria Ana, Grand Duchess of Luxembourg • Maria Antónia, Duchess of Parma 22nd GenerationInfanta Maria*** • Maria Ana, Crown Princess of Saxony*** • Antónia, Princess of Hohenzollern*** • Isabel, Princess Imperial of Brazil** • Infanta Maria da Glória*** • Leopoldina, Princess Ludwig August of Saxe-Coburg-Kohary** • Maria Teresa, Princess Karl Ludwig of Thurn und Taxis • Isabel Maria, Princess of Thurn und Taxis • Infanta Maria Benedita • Infanta Mafalda • Maria Anna, Hereditary Princess of Thurn und Taxis • Infanta Filippa Maria • Maria Antónia, Mrs. Chanler • Maria Adelaide, Mrs. van Uden 23rd Generationnone 24th GenerationInfanta Maria Ana*** • Infanta Maria Francisca*also an infanta of Spain, **also an imperial princess of Brazil, ***also a princess of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, Duchess in Saxony 1st generationPrincess Amélie Louise of Arenberg 2nd generation 3rd generationPrincess Sophie of Saxony · Infanta Maria Josepha of Portugal · Princess Amalie of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha 4th generationPrincess Eleonore of Sayn-Wittgenstein-Berleburg 5th generation
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