Archduchess Rosa of Austria

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Archduchess Rosa
Duchess of Württemberg
Born (1906-09-22)22 September 1906
Parsch, Salzburg, Salzburg, Austria–Hungary
Died 17 September 1983(1983-09-17) (aged 76)
Friedrichshafen, Baden-Württemberg, Germany
Spouse Philipp Albrecht, Duke of Württemberg
Issue Duchess Helene
Duke Ludwig Albrecht
Duchess Elisabeth
Duchess Marie Therese
Carl, Duke of Württemberg
Duchess Maria Antonia
Full name
German: Rosa Maria Antonie Roberta Josepha Anna Walburga Carmela Ignazia Rita de Cascia
House Habsburg-Lorraine
Father Archduke Peter Ferdinand, Prince of Tuscany
Mother Princess Maria Cristina of Bourbon-Two Sicilies

Archduchess Rosa Maria Antonie Roberta Josepha Anna Walburga Carmela Ignazia Rita de Cascia of Austria,[1][2] full German name: Rosa Maria Antonie Roberta Josepha Anna Walburga Carmela Ignazia Rita de Cascia, Erzherzogin von Österreich[1][2] (22 September 1906, Parsch, Salzburg, Salzburg, Austria–Hungary[1][2] – 17 September 1983, Friedrichshafen, Baden-Württemberg, Germany[1][2]) was a member of the Tuscan branch of the House of Habsburg-Lorraine and an Archduchess of Austria and Princess of Bohemia, Hungary, and Tuscany by birth. Through her marriage to Philipp Albrecht, Duke of Württemberg, Rosa was also a member of the House of Württemberg and Duchess consort of Württemberg.

Early life[edit]

Rosa was the youngest child and third daughter of Archduke Peter Ferdinand, Prince of Tuscany and his wife Princess Maria Cristina of Bourbon-Two Sicilies.[1][2] Rosa was raised with her three siblings in Salzburg and Vienna until the end of World War I in 1918 when her family emigrated and moved to Lucerne, Switzerland.

Marriage and issue[edit]

Rosa married Philipp Albrecht, Duke of Württemberg, eldest child and son of Albrecht, Duke of Württemberg and his wife Archduchess Margarete Sophie of Austria, on 1 August 1928 in Friedrichshafen.[1][2] Rosa and Philipp Albrecht had two sons and four daughters:[1]

Titles, styles, honours and arms[edit]

Titles and styles[edit]

  • 22 September 1906 – 1 August 1928: Her Imperial and Royal Highness Archduchess Rosa of Austria, Princess of Hungary, Bohemia, and Tuscany
  • 1 August 1928 – 31 October 1939: Her Imperial and Royal Highness Princess Rosa, The Hereditary Duchess of Württemberg, Archduchess of Austria, Princess of Hungary, Bohemia, and Tuscany
  • 31 October 1939 – 17 April 1975: Her Imperial and Royal Highness Princess Rosa, The Duchess of Württemberg, Archduchess and of Austria, Princess of Hungary, Bohemia, and Tuscany
  • 17 April 1975 – 17 September 1983: Her Imperial and Royal Highness Princess Rosa, The Dowager Duchess of Württemberg, Archduchess of Austria, Princess of Hungary, Bohemia, and Tuscany

Ancestry[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g Darryl Lundy (10 May 2003). "Rosa Erzherzogin von Österreich". thePeerage.com. Retrieved 2009-07-26.  External link in |publisher= (help)
  2. ^ a b c d e f Paul Theroff. "TUSCANY". Paul Theroff's Royal Genealogy Site. Retrieved 2009-07-26. 
Archduchess Rosa of Austria
Cadet branch of the House of Lorraine
Born: 22 September 1906 Died: 17 September 1983
Titles in pretence
Vacant
Title last held by
Charlotte of Schaumburg-Lippe
— TITULAR —
Queen consort of Württemberg
31 October 1939 – 17 April 1975
Succeeded by
Diane of Orléans