Princess Maria Annunciata of Bourbon-Two Sicilies

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Princess Maria Annunciata of Bourbon-Two Sicilies
Archduchess and Princess Maria Annunciata of Austria; Princess Maria Annunciata of Hungary, Bohemia, and Tuscany
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Spouse Archduke Charles Louis of Austria
Issue Archduke Franz Ferdinand
Archduke Otto Francis
Archduke Ferdinand Charles
Archduchess Margarete Sophie
Full name
Italian: Maria Annunziata Isabella Filomena Sabasia
House House of Bourbon-Two Sicilies
House of Habsburg-Lorraine
Father Ferdinand II of the Two Sicilies
Mother Maria Theresa of Austria
Born (1843-03-24)24 March 1843
Caserta, Two Sicilies
Died 22 May 1871(1871-05-22) (aged 28)
Vienna, Austria-Hungary
Burial Imperial Crypt
Religion Roman Catholic

Princess Maria Annunciata Isabella Filomena Sabasia of Bourbon-Two Sicilies, full Italian name: Maria Annunziata Isabella Filomena Sabasia, Principessa di Borbone delle Due Sicilie (24 March 1843 – 4 May 1871) was the mother of Archduke Franz Ferdinand, the archduke whose assassination in Sarajevo in 1914 precipitated the start of World War I.

Birth[edit]

Maria Annunciata was born in Caserta, the daughter of Ferdinand II of the Two Sicilies and Archduchess Maria Theresa of Austria.

Marriage and issue[edit]

On 21 October 1862 in Venice, she married Archduke Karl Ludwig of Austria as his second wife. They had four children :

She died in Vienna, aged 28, from tuberculosis.

Titles, styles, honours and arms[edit]

Titles and styles[edit]

  • 24 March 1843 – 21 October 1862: Her Royal Highness Princess Maria Annunciata of Bourbon-Two Sicilies
  • 21 October 1862 – 4 May 1871: Her Imperial and Royal Highness Archduchess and Princess Maria Annunciata of Austria; Princess Maria Annunciata of Hungary, Bohemia, and Tuscany

Honours[edit]

External links[edit]

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