Karoline von Manderscheid-Blankenheim

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Karoline
Princess consort of Liechtenstein
Karoline von Manderscheid-Blankenheim.jpg
Karoline von Manderscheid-Blankenheim as Iris by Élisabeth Vigée-Lebrun (1793).
Tenure 16 November 1783 - 24 March 1805
Born (1768-11-13)13 November 1768
Vienna, Austria
Died 1 March 1831(1831-03-01) (aged 62)
Vienna, Austrian Empire
Burial Church of the Nativity of the Virgin Mary, Brno
Spouse Aloys I, Prince of Liechtenstein
Full name
Karoline Felicitas Engelberte
House House of Manderscheid-Blankenheim
Father Count Johann Wilhelm of Manderscheid-Blankenheim
Mother Countess Johanna Maximiliana Franziska of Limburg-Stirum

Karoline von Manderscheid-Blankenheim (Karoline Felicitas Engelberte; 13 November 1768, Vienna – 1 March 1831 in Vienna), was a princess consort of Liechtenstein; married on 16 November 1783 to prince Alois I of Liechtenstein.

Karoline was the daughter of Count Johann Wilhelm von Manderscheid-Blankenheim zu Geroldseck and Countess Johanna Maximiliana Franziska von Limburg-Stirum (daughter of Christian Otto of Limburg-Stirum). She had no children with her spouse, but two children with her long term lover Franz von Langendonck, captain of the Austrian army; one was her son Karl Ludwig (1793–dead after 1868) Viscount von Fribert. In 1805, her husband died and was succeeded by her brother-in-law as monarch. Karoline spent her remaining life mainly in Vienna.

Titles and styles[edit]

  • 13 November 1768 – 16 November 1783: Countess Caroline of Fürstenberg-Weitra
  • 16 November 1783 – 24 March 1805: Her Serene Highness The Princess of Liechtenstein
  • 24 March 1805 – 1 March 1831: Her Serene Highness Princess Caroline of Liechtenstein

Ancestry[edit]

References[edit]

  • Centre d'Études des Dynasties Royales Européenes.
Karoline von Manderscheid-Blankenheim
Born: 13 November 1768 Died: 1 March 1831
Liechtensteiner royalty
Preceded by
Leopoldine von Sternberg
Princess consort of Liechtenstein
1783–1805
Succeeded by
Josepha of Fürstenberg-Weitra