József Árpád Habsburg

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The native form of this personal name is Habsburg József Árpád. This article uses the Western name order.
Habsburg József Árpád
Archiduc Joseph-Arpad de Habsbourg-Hongrie ~1.JPG
József Árpád Habsburg (2009)
Spouse Maria von Löwenstein-Wertheim-Rosenberg
Issue Joseph Karl
Joseph Karl
Maria Christine
Alexandra Lydia
Nicolaus Franziskus
Johannes Jacobus
Full name
German: Joseph Arpád Benedikt Ferdinand Franz Maria Gabriel
House House of Habsburg-Lorraine
Father Archduke Joseph Francis of Austria
Mother Princess Anna of Saxony
Born (1933-02-08) 8 February 1933 (age 81)
Budapest, Hungary

József Árpád Habsburg (Joseph Arpád Benedikt Ferdinand Franz Maria Gabriel, born 1933), is a member of the Hungarian Palatine branch of the House of Habsburg-Lorraine.

He was born in Budapest the son of Archduke Joseph Francis of Austria, and his wife Princess Anna of Saxony. He is the great-grandson of Archduke Joseph of Austria, Count Palatine of Hungary.,[1]

He is a Knight of the Golden Fleece (number 1274)[2] and a General Captain of the Order of Vitéz, a rank and title was banned in the Republic of Hungary by Statute IV of 1947 regarding the abolition of certain titles and ranks (Hungary).


Joseph Arpád married in 1956 Maria von Löwenstein-Wertheim-Rosenberg, daughter of Karl, 8th Prince of Löwenstein-Wertheim-Rosenberg and Carolina dei Conti Rignon. They had eight children:

  • Joseph Karl (1957-1957)
  • Monika-Ilona "Milona" Maria Carolina Stephanie Elisabeth Immacolata Benedicta Dominica (born 1958), in 1996, she married Charles Rambore (born 1968)
  • Joseph Karl Maria Arpád Stephan Pius Ignatius Aloysius Cyrillus (born 1960), in 1990 he married Margarete Hohenberg
  • Maria Christine Regina Stephania Immacolata Carolina Monika Ägidia (born 1961), in 1988 she married Raymond van der Meide (born 1959)
  • Andreas-Augustinus Maria Arpád Aloys Konstantin Pius Ignatius Peter (born 1963), in 1994 he married Marie-Christine von Hatzfeldt-Dönhoff (born 1968)
  • Alexandra Lydia Pia Immacolata Josepha Petra Paula Maria (born 1965), in 1999 she married Wilhelmus de Wit (born 1965)
  • Nicolaus Franziskus Alexander Nuno Josef Arpád Ruppert Donatus Virgil Maria (born 1973) in 2002 he married Eugenia de Calonje Gurrea
  • Johannes Jacobus Josef Arpád Ulrich Pius Stephan Ignatius Hermann Maria (born 1975).[3][4] In 2009, he married María Gabriela Montenegro Villamizar.




József Árpád Habsburg
Cadet branch of the House of Lorraine
Born: 8 February 1933
Honorary titles
Preceded by
Ferenc Farkas
Captain General of the Order of Vitéz
Succeeded by