Archduke Simeon of Austria

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Archduke Simeon
Archduke and Prince Simeon of Austria
Prince Simeon of Hungary, Croatia, and Bohemia
Spouse Princess María of Bourbon-Two Sicilies
Issue Archduke Johannes
Archduke Ludwig
Archduchess Isabel
Archduchess Carlota
Archduke Philipp
Full name
German: Simeon Carl Eugen Joseph Leopold
House House of Habsburg-Lorraine
Father Archduke Rudolf of Austria
Mother Countess Xenia Czernichev-Besobrasov
Born (1958-06-29) 29 June 1958 (age 56)
Katana, South Kivu, Belgian Congo

Archduke Simeon Carl Eugen Joseph Leopold of Austria[1][2] (born 29 June 1958 in Katana, South Kivu, Belgian Congo[1][2]) is an Archduke and Prince of Austria and a Prince of Hungary, Croatia, and Bohemia. Simeon is the third-eldest child[1][2] of Archduke Rudolf of Austria and his first wife Countess Xenia Czernichev-Besobrasov.[1][2] Simeon is a paternal grandson of Charles I of Austria and Zita of Bourbon-Parma.[1][2]

Marriage and issue[edit]

Simeon married Princess María of Bourbon-Two Sicilies, second-eldest daughter[1][2] of Infante Carlos, Duke of Calabria and his wife Princess Anne of Orléans, on 13 July 1996 in La Toledana, Spain.[3][4] The couple has five children:[1][2]

  • Archduke Johannes Rudolf Antonio Maria of Austria (born 29 October 1997 in Hohenems, Vorarlberg, Austria)
  • Archduke Ludwig Christian Fransikus Maria of Austria (born 16 November 1998 in Grabs, St. Gallen, Switzerland)
  • 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]

He is referred to by royalists as His Imperial and Royal Highness Archduke Simeon of Austria[3][4], however as the use of noble and royal titles is forbidden in Austria by the constitution, his name there is simply Simeon Carl Habsburg-Lothringen.[5]




  1. ^ a b c d e f g Darryl Lundy (20 March 2007). "Simeon Karl Eugen Josef Leopold Erzherzog von Österreich". Retrieved 2008-11-02. 
  2. ^ a b c d e f g Paul Theroff. "AUSTRIA: House of Habsburg-Lothringen". Paul Theroff's Royal Genealogy Site. Retrieved 2008-11-02. 
  3. ^ a b 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 Genealogisches Handbuch des Adels, Fürstliche Häuser XV. "Spanien". C.A. Starke Verlag, 1997, pp. 104-105. (German) ISBN 3-7980-0814-0.
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