Archduchess Hermine of Austria

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Archduchess Hermine
Palatine Stephen and Archduchess Hermine.jpg
Archduchess Hermine, with his twin brother Archduke Stephen, Palatine of Hungary
Archduchess of Austria
Full name
Hermine Amalie Marie
House House of Habsburg-Lorraine
Father Archduke Joseph of Austria
Mother Hermine of Anhalt-Bernburg-Schaumburg-Hoym
Born (1817-09-14)14 September 1817
Buda Castle, Budapest, Hungary
Died 13 February 1842(1842-02-13) (aged 24)
Viena, Austria

Archduchess Hermine of Austria (Hermine Amalie Marie, 14 September 1817 in Buda, Hungary – 13 February 1842 in Viena, Austria) was a member of the House of Habsburg-Lorraine.[1]


She was the daughter of Archduke Joseph, Palatine of Hungary and Hermine of Anhalt-Bernburg-Schaumburg-Hoym. Her mother died shortly after giving birth to her and her twin brother, Archduke Stephen, Palatine of Hungary. She was brought up by her stepmother, Maria Dorothea of Württemberg. She spent much of her childhood in Buda and at the family estate in Alcsút and received an excellent education.

Hermine was Abbess Chapter of Noble Ladies in Prag, and she died 13 February 1842 in Viena, Austria.



  1. ^ van de Pas, Leo. "Hermine, Archduchess of Austria".