Archduchess Margarethe Klementine of Austria

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Archduchess Margarethe Klementine of Austria
Princess of Thurn and Taxis
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Margarethe Klementine, Princess of Thurn and Taxis
Princess Consort of Thurn and Taxis
Reign 15 July 1890 – 22 January 1952
Predecessor Princess Mathilde Sophie of Oettingen-Oettingen and Oettingen-Spielberg
Successor Princess Isabel Maria of Braganza
Spouse Albert, 8th Prince of Thurn and Taxis
Issue Franz Joseph, 9th Prince of Thurn and Taxis
Prince Joseph Albert
Karl August, 10th Prince of Thurn and Taxis
Prince Ludwig Philipp
Prince Max Emanuel
Elisabeth Helene, Margravine of Meissen
Prince Raphael Rainer
Prince Philipp Ernst
Full name
German: Margarethe Klementine Maria
House House of Habsburg-Lorraine
House of Thurn and Taxis
Father Archduke Joseph Karl of Austria
Mother Princess Clotilde of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha
Born (1870-07-06)6 July 1870
Alcsút, Austria–Hungary
Died 2 May 1955(1955-05-02) (aged 84)
Regensburg, Bavaria, Germany
Burial Gruftkapelle, Saint Emmeram's Abbey, Regensburg
Religion Roman Catholic

Archduchess Margarethe Klementine Maria of Austria[1][2] (in German: Margarethe Klementine Maria, Erzherzogin von Österreich;[1][2] in Hungarian: Habsburg–Toscanai Margit Klementina Mária főhercegnő; 6 July 1870, Alcsút, Austria-Hungary[1][2]– 2 May 1955, Regensburg[1][2]) was a member of the Hungarian line of the House of Habsburg-Lorraine and an Archduchess of Austria and Princess of Bohemia, Hungary, and Tuscany by birth. Through her marriage to Albert, 8th Prince of Thurn and Taxis, Margarethe Klementine was also a member of the House of Thurn and Taxis.

Family[edit]

Margarethe Klementine was the third-eldest daughter and child of Archduke Joseph Karl of Austria and his wife Princess Clotilde of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha.[1][2] Through her father Joseph Karl, Margarethe Klementine was the great-granddaughter of Leopold II, Holy Roman Emperor. Through her mother, she was the great-granddaughter of Louis-Philippe d'Orléans, King of the French.

Life[edit]

Marriage and issue[edit]

Margarethe Klementine married Albert, 8th Prince of Thurn and Taxis,[3] younger son of Maximilian Anton Lamoral, Hereditary Prince of Thurn and Taxis and his wife Duchess Helene in Bavaria, on 15 July 1890 in Budapest, Austria–Hungary.[1][2] Margarethe Klementine and Albert had eight children:[1]

Titles, styles, honours and arms[edit]

Styles of
Margarethe Klementine, Princess of Thurn and Taxis
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Reference style Her Imperial and Royal Highness
Spoken style Your Imperial and Royal Highness
Alternative style Ma'am

Titles and styles[edit]

  • 6 July 1870 – 15 July 1890: Her Imperial and Royal Highness Archduchess and Princess Margarethe Klementine of Austria; Princess Margarethe Klementine of Hungary, Bohemia, and Tuscany
  • 15 July 1890 – 22 January 1952: Her Imperial and Royal Highness The Princess of Thurn and Taxis
  • 22 January 1952 – 2 May 1955: Her Imperial and Royal Highness The Dowager Princess of Thurn and Taxis

Ancestry[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g Darryl Lundy (27 Jan 2009). "Margarethe Klementine Maria Erzherzogin von Österreich". thePeerage.com. Archived from the original on 3 May 2009. Retrieved 2009-05-13. 
  2. ^ a b c d e f Paul Theroff. "AUSTRIA". Paul Theroff's Royal Genealogy Site. Archived from the original on 25 April 2009. Retrieved 2009-05-13. 
  3. ^ "1890 Margarethe & Albert of Thurn and Taxis". Grand Ladies: Belle Epoque. 
Archduchess Margarethe Klementine of Austria
Cadet branch of the House of Lorraine
Born: 6 July 1870 Died: 2 May 1952
German nobility
Preceded by
Princess Mathilde Sophie of Oettingen-Oettingen and Oettingen-Spielberg
Princess consort of Thurn and Taxis
15 July 1890 – 22 January 1952
Succeeded by
Princess Isabel Maria of Braganza