Joseph Johann Adam, Prince of Liechtenstein

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Joseph Johann Adam
Prince of Liechtenstein
Josef Johann Adam von Liechtenstein.jpg
Reign 11 October 1721 – 17 December 1732
Full name Josef Johann Adam
Born (1690-05-25)25 May 1690
Birthplace Vienna
Died 17 December 1732(1732-12-17) (aged 42)
Place of death Valtice
Buried Church of the Nativity of the Virgin Mary, Brno
Successor Joseph Wenzel I
Consort Maria Gabriele of Liechtenstein
Marianne of Thun-Hohenstein
Maria Anna of Oettingen-Spielberg
Maria Anna Kottulinska
Royal house House of Liechtenstein
Father Anton Florian
Mother Countess Eleonore Barbara of Thun-Hohenstein

Joseph Johann Adam, Prince of Liechtenstein (25 May 1690 – 17 December 1732) was the Prince of Liechtenstein from 1721 to his death.

Born in Vienna, he was the only living son of Anton Florian, Prince of Liechtenstein. Johann Josef Adam served under his father for a short time during the War of the Spanish Succession and later fought against the French under the Duke of Marlborough. After the Treaty of Utrecht he became Imperial Privy Counsellor in Vienna.

He was the 661st Knight of the Order of the Golden Fleece in Austria. He died in Valtice in 1732.

Marriages and issue[edit]

Joseph married his cousin Maria Gabriele, Princess of Liechtenstein (12 July 1692 – 7 November 1713), daughter of Hans-Adam I, on 1 December 1712. They had one child:

  • Prince Karl Anton (1713–1715)

On 3 February 1716 he married Marianne, Countess of Thun-Hohenstein (27 September 1698 – 23 February 1716), but his new bride died only 20 days after the wedding.

On 3 August 1716, in Vienna, he married to Maria Anna Katharina, Countess of Oettingen-Spielberg (21 September 1693 – 15 April 1729), daughter of Francis Albert, 1st Prince of Oettingen-Spielberg in 1735 (previously Count).[1] They had three children:

In 1729, Josef married Maria Anna, Countess Kottulinska von Kottulin (12 May 1707 – 6 February 1788). This marriage was childless.

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Joseph Johann Adam, Prince of Liechtenstein
Born: 1690 Died: 1732
Regnal titles
Preceded by
Anton Florian
Prince of Liechtenstein
1721–1732
Succeeded by
Joseph Wenzel I