Infanta Antónia of Portugal

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Infanta Antónia of Portugal
Princess of Hohenzollern
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Spouse Leopold, Prince of Hohenzollern
Issue William, Prince of Hohenzollern
Ferdinand I of Romania
Prince Karl Anton
Full name
Portuguese: Antónia María Fernanda Micaela Gabriela Rafaela Francisca de Assis Ana Gonzaga Silvina Júlia Augusta de Saxe-Coburgo e Bragança
House House of Braganza-Saxe-Coburg and Gotha
House of Hohenzollern-Sigmaringen
Father Fernando II of Portugal
Mother Maria II of Portugal
Born (1845-02-17)17 February 1845
Palace of Belém, Lisbon, Kingdom of Portugal
Died 27 December 1913(1913-12-27) (aged 68)
Sigmaringen, German Empire
Religion Roman Catholicism

Infanta Antónia of Portugal (or of Braganza; Portuguese pronunciation: [ɐ̃ˈtɔniɐ]; Antónia María Fernanda Micaela Gabriela Rafaela Francisca de Assis Ana Gonzaga Silvéria Júlia Augusta de Saxe-Coburgo e Bragança; Lisbon, 17 February 1845 – Sigmaringen, 27 December 1913), was a Portuguese infanta (princess) of the House of Braganza-Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, daughter of Queen Maria II of Portugal and her King consort Ferdinand II of Portugal. Through her father, she also held the titles of Princess of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha and Duchess of Saxony.

Life[edit]

Antónia was born in 1845 at the Palace of Belém. She married Leopold, Prince of Hohenzollern-Sigmaringen on 12 September 1861. They had three sons;

Antónia of Braganza died in the German Empire in 1913.

Titles, styles, honours and arms[edit]

Titles and styles[edit]

  • 17 February 1845 – 12 September 1861: Her Royal Highness Infanta Antónia of Portugal, Princess of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, Duchess of Saxony
  • 12 September 1861 – 3 September 1869: Her Royal Highness The Hereditary Princess of Hohenzollern-Sigmaringen, Infanta of Portugal, Princess of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, Duchess of Saxony
  • 3 September 1869 – 2 June 1885: Her Royal Highness The Hereditary Princess of Hohenzollern, Infanta of Portugal, Princess of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, Duchess of Saxony
  • 2 June 1885 – 8 June 1905: Her Royal Highness The Princess of Hohenzollern, Infanta of Portugal, Princess of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, Duchess of Saxony
  • 8 June 1905 – 27 December 1913: Her Royal Highness The Dowager Princess of Hohenzollern, Infanta of Portugal, Princess of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, Duchess of Saxony

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Infanta Antónia of Portugal
Cadet branch of the House of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha
Born: 17 February 1845 Died: 27 December 1913
Titles in pretence
Preceded by
Princess Josephine of Baden
— TITULAR —
Princess consort of Hohenzollern
Princess consort of Hohenzollern-Sigmaringen
Princess consort of Hohenzollern-Hechingen

2 June 1885 – 8 June 1905
Reason for succession failure:
Principality annexed by the Kingdom of Prussia in 1850
Succeeded by
Princess Maria Teresa of Bourbon-Two Sicilies