Duchess Elisabeth of Württemberg (b. 1933)

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Duchess Elisabeth
Princess Elisabeth of Bourbon-Two Sicilies
Born (1933-02-02) 2 February 1933 (age 83)
Stuttgart, Free People's State of Württemberg, German Empire
Spouse Prince Antoine of Bourbon-Two Sicilies (m. 1958)
Issue Prince François
Princess Maria Carolina
Prince Gennaro
Princess Maria Annunziata
Full name
German: Elisabeth Maria Margarethe Alix Helene Rosa Philippine Christine Josepha Therese vom Kinde Jesu
House Württemberg (by birth)
Bourbon-Two Sicilies (by marriage)[citation needed]
Father Philipp Albrecht, Duke of Württemberg
Mother Archduchess Rosa of Austria
Religion Roman Catholic

Duchess Elisabeth of Württemberg (German: Elisabeth Maria Margarethe Alix Helene Rosa Philippine Christine Josepha Therese vom Kinde Jesu, Herzogin von Württemberg[1][2]) (born 2 February 1933 in Stuttgart, Free People's State of Württemberg, German Empire[1][2]) is a member of the House of Württemberg and a Duchess of Württemberg by birth and through her marriage to Prince Antoine of Bourbon-Two Sicilies, a member of the House of Bourbon-Two Sicilies and a Princess of Bourbon-Two Sicilies.

Family[edit]

Elisabeth was the third child and second daughter[1][2] of Philipp Albrecht, Duke of Württemberg and his second wife Archduchess Rosa of Austria, Princess of Tuscany.[1][2] Elisabeth's younger brother, Carl, Duke of Württemberg, is the current Head of the House of Württemberg.[1][2]

Marriage[edit]

Elisabeth married Prince Antoine of Bourbon-Two Sicilies, only child of Prince Gabriel of Bourbon-Two Sicilies and his first wife Princess Malgorzata Izabella Czartoryska, civilly on 18 July 1958 and religiously on 19 July 1958 in Altshausen, Baden-Württemberg, Germany.[1][2] Elisabeth and Antoine have four children:[1]

  • Prince François Philipp Maria Joseph Gabriel of Bourbon-Two Sicilies (born 20 June 1960 in Ravensburg)
∞ Countess Alexandra of Schönborn-Wiesentheid (born 2 June 1967 in Zürich) on 2 June 2000 in Geneva
  • Prince Antoine Gaetano Nicolas Istvan Marie of Bourbon-Two Sicilies (born 6 June 2003 in Geneva)
  • Princess Dorothée Maria Amalia Tatiana Hélène of Bourbon-Two Sicilies (born 10 May 2005 in Zürich)
  • Princess Maria Carolina Johanna Rosa Cecilia of Bourbon-Two Sicilies (born 18 July 1962 in Friedrichshafen)
∞ Andreas Baumbach (born 30 April 1963 in Tübingen) on 6 May 1988 in Tübingen
  • Prince Gennaro Maria Pio Casimir of Bourbon-Two Sicilies (born 27 January 1966 in Ravensburg)
  • Princess Maria Annunziata Urraca Margarita Elisabeth of Bourbon-Two Sicilies (born 4 March 1973 in Friedrichshafen)
∞ Count Carl Fredrik Creutz (born 1 November 1971) on 2 August 2003 in Helsinki

Titles, styles, honours and arms[edit]

Titles and styles[edit]

  • 2 February 1933 – 18 July 1958: Her Royal Highness Duchess Elisabeth of Württemberg
  • 18 July 1958 – present: Her Royal Highness Princess Elisabeth of Bourbon-Two Sicilies, Duchess of Württemberg

Ancestry[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g Darryl Lundy (10 May 2003). "Elisabeth Herzogin von Württemberg". thePeerage.com. Retrieved 2009-07-26.  External link in |publisher= (help)
  2. ^ a b c d e f Paul Theroff. "WÜRTTEMBERG". Paul Theroff's Royal Genealogy Site. Retrieved 2009-07-26.