Ferdinand, 5th Prince Kinsky of Wchinitz and Tettau

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Ferdinand
Prince Kinsky of Wchinitz and Tettau
Ferdinand Fürst Kinsky Litho.jpg
Spouse Baroness Maria Charlotte Caroline of Kerpen
Issue Rudolf, 6th Prince Kinsky of Wchinitz and Tettau
Count Joseph Sidonius
Full name
Rudolf Josef Anton Ferdinand Franz Leonhard Wilhelm Guido
House House of Kinsky
Father Joseph, 4th Prince Kinsky of Wchinitz and Tettau
Mother Countess Rosa of Harrach of Rohrau and Thannhausen
Born (1781-12-05)5 December 1781
Vienna, Habsburg Monarchy
Died 3 November 1812(1812-11-03) (aged 30)
Veltrusy, Kingdom of Bohemia

Ferdinand, 5th Prince Kinsky of Wchinitz and Tettau (German: Ferdinand Johann Nepomuk Fürst Kinsky von Wchinitz und Tettau; 5 December 1781 – 3 November 1812) was the 5th Prince Kinsky of Wchinitz and Tettau.

Early life[edit]

Rudolf was born at Vienna, Habsburg Monarchy as the elder son of Joseph, 4th Prince Kinsky of Wchinitz and Tettau (1751–1798) and Countess Rosa of Harrach of Rohrau and Thannhausen (1758–1814). He became Prince upon the death of his father in 1798. In 1809 he became one of Ludwig van Beethoven's important patrons.

Marriage and family[edit]

Ferdinand married on 8 June 1801 in Prague to Baroness Maria Charlotte of Kerpen (1782–1841), second daughter of Baron Lothar Franz Christoph of Kerpen, and his wife, Baroness Maria Charlotte Mohr of Wald.

They had two children:

  • Rudolf, 6th Prince Kinsky of Wchinitz and Tettau (30 March 1802 – 27 January 1836), married in 1825 to Countess Wilhelmine of Colloredo-Mansfeld; had issue.
  • Count Joseph Sidonius Kinsky of Wchinitz and Tettau (25 October 1806 – 17 July 1862), married in 1828 to Countess Marie Henriette Czernin of Chudenitz; had issue.

Ancestry[edit]

Notes and sources[edit]

Ferdinand, 5th Prince Kinsky of Wchinitz and Tettau
Born: 5 December 1781 Died: 3 November 1812
Titles of nobility
Preceded by
Joseph
Prince Kinsky of Wchinitz and Tettau
11 August 1798 – 3 November 1812
Succeeded by
Rudolf