Archduchess Maria of Austria (b. 1935)

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Princess Maria of Löwenstein-Wertheim-Rosenberg
Archduchess and Princess Maria of Austria; Princess Maria of Hungary, Croatia, and Bohemia
Spouse Archduke Joseph Arpad of Austria
Issue Archduke Joseph Karl
Archduchess Monika-Ilona
Archduke Joseph Karl
Archduchess Maria Christine
Archduke Andreas-Augustinus
Archduchess Alexandra Lydia
Archduke Nicolaus Franziskus
Archduke Johannes Jacobus
Full name
German: Maria Aloisia Josephine Consolata Immaculata Benedicta Theresia Antonia Johanna Carla Conrada Leonharda
House House of Löwenstein-Wertheim-Rosenberg
House of Habsburg-Lorraine
Father Karl, 8th Prince of Löwenstein-Wertheim-Rosenberg
Mother Carolina dei Conti Rignon
Born (1935-11-06) 6 November 1935 (age 78)
Munich, Bavaria, Germany

Princess Maria Aloisia Josephine Consolata Immaculata Benedicta Theresia Antonia Johanna Carla Conrada Leonharda of Löwenstein-Wertheim-Rosenberg[1][2] (born 6 November 1935 in Munich, Bavaria, Germany[1][2]) is a Princess of Löwenstein-Wertheim-Rosenberg and a member of the House of Löwenstein-Wertheim-Rosenberg by birth, and through her marriage to Archduke Joseph Arpad of Austria, an Archduchess and Princess of Austria and a Princess of Hungary, Croatia, and Bohemia.

Family[edit]

Maria is the eldest daughter and child[1][2] of Karl, 8th Prince of Löwenstein-Wertheim-Rosenberg and his wife Carolina dei Conti Rignon.[1][2] Also she is, by side of her mother, second cousin of the Queen Paola of Belgium, née a princess Ruffo di Calabria.

Marriage and issue[edit]

Maria married Archduke Joseph Arpad of Austria, fourth eldest child and eldest son of Archduke Joseph Francis of Austria and his wife Princess Anna of Saxony, civilly on 25 August 1956 and religiously on 12 September 1956 in Bronnbach, Wertheim am Main, Baden-Württemberg, Germany.[1][2] Maria and Joseph Arpad had eight children:[1][2]

  • Archduke Joseph Karl (1957-1957)
  • Archduchess Monika-Ilona Maria Carolina Stephanie Elisabeth Immacolata Benedicta Dominica (born 1958), in 1996, she married Charles Rambore (born 1968)
  • Archduke Joseph Karl Maria Arpád Stephan Pius Ignatius Aloysius Cyrillus (born 1960), in 1990 he married Princess Margarete of Hohenberg
  • Archduchess Maria Christine Regina Stephania Immacolata Carolina Monika Ägidia (born 1961), in 1988 she married Raymond van der Meide (born 1959)
  • Archduke Andreas-Augustinus Maria Arpád Aloys Konstantin Pius Ignatius Peter (born 1963), in 1994 he married Countess Marie-Christine von Hatzfeldt-Dönhoff (born 1968)
  • Archduchess Alexandra Lydia Pia Immacolata Josepha Petra Paula Maria (born 1965), in 1999 she married Wilhelmus de Wit (born 1965)
  • Archduke Nicolaus Franziskus Alexander Nuno Josef Arpád Ruppert Donatus Virgil Maria (born 1973) in 2002 he married Eugenia de Calonje Gurrea
  • Archduke Johannes Jacobus Josef Arpád Ulrich Pius Stephan Ignatius Hermann Maria (born 1975)[3]
Monarchical styles of
Archduchess Maria of Austria
Wappen Kaisertum Österreich 1815 (Klein).png
Reference style Her Imperial and Royal Highness
Spoken style Your Imperial and Royal Highness
Alternative style Ma'am

Titles, styles, honours and arms[edit]

Titles and styles[edit]

  • 6 November 1935 – 25 August 1956: Her Serene Highness Princess Maria of Löwenstein-Wertheim-Rosenberg
  • 25 August 1956 – present: Her Imperial and Royal Highness Archduchess and Princess Maria of Austria; Princess Maria of Hungary, Croatia, and Bohemia

Ancestry[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f Darryl Lundy (25 Nov 2004). "Maria Prinzessin zu Löwenstein-Wertheim-Rosenberg". thePeerage.com. Retrieved 2009-07-21. 
  2. ^ a b c d e f Paul Theroff. "LÖWENSTEIN". Paul Theroff's Royal Genealogy Site. Retrieved 2009-07-21. 
  3. ^ http://www.angelfire.com/realm/gotha/gotha/austria.html Theroff, An Online Gotha, House of Habsburg-Lorraine