Archduchess María of Austria (b. 1967)

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Archduchess María of Austria
Princess María of Bourbon-Two Sicilies (more)
Spouse Archduke Simeon of Austria
Issue Archduke Johannes
Archduke Ludwig
Archduchess Isabel
Archduchess Carlota
Archduke Philipp
Full name
María Paloma Diana Irene
House House of Bourbon-Two Sicilies
House of Habsburg-Lorraine
Father Infante Carlos, Duke of Calabria
Mother Princess Anne d'Orléans
Born (1967-04-05) 5 April 1967 (age 47)
Madrid, Spain
Religion Roman Catholic
Royal styles of
Archduchess María of Austria
Reference style His Imperial and Royal Highness
Spoken style Your Imperial and Royal Highness
Alternative style Ma'am
Two Sicilies Royal Family
Great Royal Coat of Arms of theTwo Sicilies.svg

HRH The Dowager Duchess

Archduchess María of Austria (née Princess María of Bourbon-Two Sicilies; 5 April 1967[1][2]) is a Princess of Bourbon-Two Sicilies and the wife of Archduke Simeon of Austria.

Family[edit]

María is the second-eldest daughter[1][2] of Infante Carlos, Duke of Calabria and his wife Princess Anne of Orléans.[3][4]

Marriage and issue[edit]

María married Archduke Simeon of Austria, third eldest child of Archduke Rudolf of Austria and his first wife Countess Xenia Czernichev-Besobrasov, on 13 July 1996 in La Toledana, Spain. The couple has five children:[3][4]

  • Archduke Johannes Rudolf Antonio Maria of Austria (born 29 October 1997 in Hohenems, Voralberg, Austria). His godparents are his paternal grandfather Archduke Rudolf of Austria and maternal grandmother Princess Anne, Duchess of Calabria
  • Archduke Ludwig Christian Fransikus Maria of Austria (born 16 November 1998 in Grabs, St. Gallen, Switzerland). His godparents are his paternal aunt Princess Maria Anna Galitzine and his maternal aunt Princess Cristina of Bourbon-Two Sicilies [5]
  • Archduchess Isabelle Rocio Maravillas Lourdes of Austria (born 14 September 2000 in Grabs, St. Gallen, Switzerland)
  • Archduchess Carlotta Adelaïde Teresa María of Austria (born 16 January 2003 in Grabs, St. Gallen, Switzerland)
  • Archduke Philipp Jozef Christian María of Austria (born 15 January 2007 in Grabs, St. Gallen, Switzerland)

Titles, styles, honours and arms[edit]

Titles and styles[edit]

  • 5 April 1967 – 16 December 1994: Her Royal Highness Princess María of Bourbon-Two Sicilies[3][4]
  • 13 July 1996 – present: Her Imperial and Royal Highness Archduchess María of Austria, Princess Imperial of Austria, Princess Royal of Hungary and Bohemia[3][4]

Honours[edit]

Ancestry[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Darryl Lundy (20 March 2007). "Maria Paloma di Borbone, Principessa di Borbone delle Due Sicilie". thePeerage.com. Archived from the original on 12 October 2008. Retrieved 2008-11-02. 
  2. ^ a b Paul Theroff. "Two Sicilies". Angelfire.com. Retrieved 2010-09-12. 
  3. ^ a b c d de Badts de Cugnac, Chantal. Coutant de Saisseval, Guy. Le Petit Gotha’’. Nouvelle Imprimerie Laballery, Paris 2002, p. 172-174, 196-197, 404 (French) ISBN 2-9507974-3-1
  4. ^ a b c d Genealogisches Handbuch des Adels, Fürstliche Häuser XV. "Spanien". C.A. Starke Verlag, 1997, pp. 104-105. (German) ISBN 3-7980-0814-0.
  5. ^ Royal Baptism photos 1999 http://www.angelfire.com/de/verenasroyalty/Baptism1999.html

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