Princess Margarete Karola of Saxony

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Princess Margarete Karola of Saxony
Princess of Hohenzollern
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Spouse Frederick, Prince of Hohenzollern
Issue Princess Maria Antonia
Princess Maria Adelgunde of Hohenzollern-Sigmaringen
Princess Maria Theresia
Friedrich Wilhelm, Prince of Hohenzollern
Prince Franz Josef
Prince John George
Prince Ferfried Maximilian
Full name
German: Margarete Karola Wilhelmine Viktoria Adelheid Albertine Petrusa Bertram Paula
House House of Wettin
House of Hohenzollern-Sigmaringen
Father Frederick Augustus III of Saxony
Mother Archduchess Luise of Austria, Princess of Tuscany
Born (1900-01-24)24 January 1900
Dresden, Saxony
Died 16 October 1962(1962-10-16) (aged 62)
Freiburg im Breisgau, Baden-Württemberg, Germany
Religion Roman Catholicism

Princess Margarete Karola Wilhelmine Viktoria Adelheid Albertine Petrusa Bertram Paula, Duchess of Saxony[1][2]) (24 January 1900, Dresden, Saxony[1][2] – 16 October 1962, Freiburg im Breisgau, Baden-Württemberg, Germany[1][2]) was the fifth child and second-eldest daughter of Frederick Augustus III of Saxony and his wife Archduchess Luise of Austria, Princess of Tuscany and a younger sister of Georg, Crown Prince of Saxony and Friedrich Christian, Margrave of Meissen.[1][2] She was Princess of Hohenzollern from 22 October 1927 until 16 October 1962.

Marriage and issue[edit]

Margarete Karola married Frederick Victor, Hereditary Prince of Hohenzollern (later Frederick, Prince of Hohenzollern), son of William, Prince of Hohenzollern and his wife Princess Maria Teresa of Bourbon-Two Sicilies, on 2 June 1920 at Schloss Sibyllenort in Sibyllenort, Silesia, Germany.[1][2] Margarete Karola and Frederick had seven children:[1][2]

Name Birth date and place Death date and place
Princess Benedikta Maria Antonia Mathilde Anna of Hohenzollern 19 February 1921
Sigmaringen
11 October 2011(2011-10-11) (aged 90)
Princess Maria Adelgunde of Hohenzollern-Sigmaringen (married Prince Konstantin of Bavaria and had issue) 19 February 1921
Sigmaringen
23 May 2006(2006-05-23) (aged 85)
Frauenfeld
Princess Maria Theresia Ludovika Cecilie Zita Elisabeth Hilda Agnes of Hohenzollern 11 October 1922
Schloss Sigmaringen
13 December 2004(2004-12-13) (aged 82)
Prince Friedrich Wilhelm Ferdinand Joseph Maria Manuel Georg Meinrad Fidelis Benedikt Michael Hubert 3 February 1924
Schloss Umkirch
16 September 2010(2010-09-16) (aged 86)
Prince Franz Josef Hubertus Maria Meinrad Michael of Hohenzollern 15 March 1926
Schloss Umkirch
13 March 1996(1996-03-13) (aged 69)
Sigmaringen
Prince Johann Georg Carl Leopold Eitel-Friedrich Meinrad Maria Hubertus Michael of Hohenzollern (1932-07-31) 31 July 1932 (age 82)
Schloss Sigmaringen
Prince Ferfried Maximilian Pius Meinrad Maria Hubert Michael Justinus of Hohenzollern (1943-04-14) 14 April 1943 (age 71)
Schloss Umkirch

Titles, styles, honours and arms[edit]

Titles and styles[edit]

  • 24 January 1900 – 2 June 1920: Her Royal Highness Princess Margarete Karola of Saxony, Duchess of Saxony.
  • 2 June 1920 – 22 October 1927: Her Royal Highness The Hereditary Princess of Hohenzollern, Princess and Duchess of Saxony.
  • 22 October 1927 – 16 October 1962: Her Royal Highness The Princess of Hohenzollern, Princess and Duchess of Saxony.

Ancestry[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f Darryl Lundy (10 May 2003). "Margarethe Karola Prinzessin von Sachsen". thePeerage.com. Retrieved 11 December 2008. 
  2. ^ a b c d e f Paul Theroff. "SAXONY". Paul Theroff's Royal Genealogy Site. Retrieved 11 December 2008. 
Princess Margarete Karola of Saxony
Born: 24 January 1900 Died: 16 October 1962
Titles in pretence
Preceded by
Princess Adelgunde of Bavaria
— TITULAR —
Princess consort of Hohenzollern
Princess consort of Hohenzollern-Sigmaringen
Princess consort of Hohenzollern-Hechingen

22 October 1927 – 16 October 1962
Reason for succession failure:
Principality annexed by the Kingdom of Prussia in 1850
Succeeded by
Princess Margarita of Leiningen