Aloys II, Prince of Liechtenstein

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Aloys II
Portrait of Alois II of Liechtenstein, Friedrich Schilcher (1858).jpg
Prince of Liechtenstein
Reign 20 April 1836 – 12 November 1858
Predecessor Johann I
Successor Johann II
Spouse Countess Franziska Kinsky of Wchinitz and Tettau
Issue Johann II, Prince of Liechtenstein
Franz I, Prince of Liechtenstein
nine daughters
Full name
Aloys Maria Josef Johann Baptista Joachim Philipp Nerius
House House of Liechtenstein
Father Johann I Joseph, Prince of Liechtenstein
Mother Landgravine Josepha of Fürstenberg-Weitra
Born (1796-05-26)26 May 1796
Vienna, Holy Roman Empire
Died 12 November 1858(1858-11-12) (aged 62)
Eisgrub, Moravia
Burial Church of the Nativity of the Virgin Mary, Brno

Aloys II, Prince of Liechtenstein, born Aloys Maria Josef Johann Baptista Joachim Philipp Nerius (25 May/26 May 1796 – 12 November 1858), was the sovereign Prince of Liechtenstein between 1836 and 1858. He was a son of Johann I Joseph, Prince of Liechtenstein (1802–1887) and wife Landgravine Josepha of Fürstenberg-Weitra, nephew of Aloys I and father of Johann II and Franz I. Alois contributed actively to Liechtenstein's economic and political development.

Background[edit]

Prince Aloys was born in Vienna to Prince Johann I Joseph of Liechtenstein and Landgravine Josepha of Fürstenberg-Weitra. His father was at the time of his birth a Colonel in the Habsburg army, and since became a Field Marshal before becoming the ruling Prince of Liechtenstein in 1805. Aloys at the same time became the heir apparent.

Marriage and issue[edit]

Styles of
The Prince of Liechtenstein
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Reference style His Serene Highness
Spoken style Your Serene Highness
Alternative style Sir

Aloys married Countess Franziska Kinsky of Wchinitz and Tettau (Vienna, 8 August 1813 – Vienna, 5 February 1881) on 8 August 1831 in Vienna. They had 11 children; nine daughters and two sons:

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Aloys II, Prince of Liechtenstein
Born: 26 May 1796 Died: 12 November 1858
Regnal titles
Preceded by
Johann I Joseph
Prince of Liechtenstein
1836–1858
Succeeded by
Johann II