Archduchess Elisabeth Franziska of Austria

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Archduchess Elisabeth Franziska
Archduchess of Austria
Princess of Hungary and Bohemia
Elisabeth Archduchess of Austria, Princess of Hungary and Bohemia (1831, 1903).jpg
Spouse Archduke Ferdinand Karl Viktor of Austria-Este
Archduke Karl Ferdinand of Austria
Issue Maria Theresia, Queen of Bavaria
Archduke Franz Joseph of Austria
Archduke Friedrich, Duke of Teschen
Maria Cristina, Queen of Spain
Archduke Charles Stephen of Austria
Archduke Eugen of Austria
Archduchess Maria Eleonora of Austria
Full name
Elisabeth Franziska Maria
House House of Habsburg-Lorraine
(by birth & marriage)
House of Habsburg-Este (by marriage)
Father Archduke Joseph, Palatine of Hungary
Mother Maria Dorothea of Württemberg
Born (1831-01-17)17 January 1831
Buda, Kingdom of Hungary
Died 14 February 1903(1903-02-14) (aged 72)
Albertina, Austria-Hungary
Burial Baden bei Wien
Religion Roman Catholic

Elisabeth Franziska Maria, Archduchess of Austria, Princess of Hungary and Bohemia (17 January 1831, Buda, Hungary – 14 February 1903, Albertina, Austria-Hungary).

Elisabeth of Austria was born in Ofen (Buda), Hungary, the daughter of Palatine Joseph of Hungary (1776–1847) and his third wife Maria Dorothea of Württemberg (1797–1855).

First marriage[edit]

Her first marriage, on 4 October 1847 in Vienna, was to Archduke Ferdinand Karl Viktor of Austria-Este (1821–1849), by whom she had one daughter:

Second marriage[edit]

Archduchess Elisabeth Franziska and her children: Friedrich, Maria Christina and Maria Theresia

Her second marriage, on 18 April 1854, in Vienna, was to her first cousin Archduke Karl Ferdinand of Austria (1818–1874) by whom she had six children:

Elisabeth died at her son's palais, the Albertina, Vienna of Pneumonia. She is buried in Baden bei Wien where there is a street named after her.

Ancestry[edit]

External links[edit]

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