Ferdinand Bonaventura, 7th Prince Kinsky of Wchinitz and Tettau

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Ferdinand Bonaventura
Prince Kinsky of Wchinitz and Tettau
Ferdinand Bonaventura Fürst Kinsky von Wchinitz und Tettau.jpg
Ferdinand Bonaventura Kinsky, by Josef Kriehuber, 1846
Spouse Princess Maria of Liechtenstein
Issue Wilhelmine, Princess of Auersperg
Karl, 8th Prince Kinsky of Wchinitz and Tettau
Rudolf, 9th Prince Kinsky of Wchinitz and Tettau
Franziska, Princess of Montenuovo
Elisabeth, Countess of Wilczek
Count Ferdinand
Marie, Countess Czernin von Chudenitz
Full name
Ferdinand Bonaventura Christian Josef Hieronymus Rudolf Rafael
House House of Kinsky
Father Rudolf, 6th Prince Kinsky of Wchinitz and Tettau
Mother Countess Wilhelmine of Colloredo-Mansfeld
Born (1834-10-22)22 October 1834
Vienna, Austrian Empire
Died 2 January 1904(1904-01-02) (aged 69)
Hermanmiestetz, Kingdom of Bohemia

Ferdinand Bonaventura, 7th Prince Kinsky of Wchinitz and Tettau (German: Ferdinand Bonaventura Christian Josef Hieronymus Rudolf Rafael Fürst Kinsky von Wchinitz und Tettau; 22 October 1834 – 2 January 1904) was the 7th Prince Kinsky of Wchinitz and Tettau.

Early life[edit]

Prince Ferdinand Bonaventura was born at Vienna, Austrian Empire the only son of Rudolf, 6th Prince Kinsky of Wchinitz and Tettau and Countess Wilhelmine Elisabeth of Colloredo-Mannsfeld. He became the prince at the age of 1, upon the death of his father in 1836.

Marriage and family[edit]

Ferdinand Bonaventura married on 5 April 1856 in Vienna to Princess Maria Josepha of Lichtenstein (1835–1905), youngest daughter of Prince Karl of Liechtenstein and his wife, Countess Franzisca of Wrbna and Freudenthal.

They had seven children:

  • Countess Wilhelmine Kinsky of Wchinitz and Tettau (5 April 1857 – 1 October 1909), married in 1878 to Franz, Prince of Auersperg; had issue.
  • Karl Rudolf Ferdinand Andreas, 8th Prince Kinsky of Wchinitz and Tettau (29 November 1858 – 11 December 1919), married in 1895 to Countess Elisabeth Wolff-Metternich zur Gracht; no issue.
  • Rudolf, 9th Prince Kinsky of Wchinitz and Tettau (11 December 1859 – 13 March 1930), married in 1881 to Countess Marie of Wilczek; had issue.
  • Countess Franziska Kinsky of Wchinitz and Tettau (26 December 1861 – 11 July 1935), married in 1879 to Alfred, 2nd Prince of Montenuovo; had issue.
  • Countess Elisabeth Wilhelmina Maria Prokopia Cyrilla Methodia Kinsky of Wchinitz and Tettau (4 July 1865 – 10 July 1941), married in 1884 to Johann, Count of Wilczek; had issue.
  • Count Ferdinand Vincenz Rudolf Kinsky of Wchinitz and Tettau (8 September 1866 – 3 February 1916), married in 1892 to Princess Aglaë of Auersperg; had issue.
  • Countess Marie Clotilde Kinsky of Wchinitz and Tettau (30 May 1878 – 19 July 1945), married in 1897 to Count Ottokar von Czernin; had issue.

In 1873 he was invested as Knight of the Order of the Golden Fleece. He died in 1904 and was succeeded by his eldest son Karl.

Ancestry[edit]

Notes and sources[edit]

Ferdinand Bonaventura, 7th Prince Kinsky of Wchinitz and Tettau
Born: 22 October 1834 Died: 2 January 1904
Titles of nobility
Preceded by
Rudolf
Prince Kinsky of Wchinitz and Tettau
27 January 1836 – 2 January 1904
Succeeded by
Karl