Maximilian, Prince of Hornes

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Maximilian Emanuel, Prince of Hornes, Count of Baucignies and of Solre-le-Château, was born 31 August 1695 in Brussels and died 12 January 1763, in Saint-Martin/Brussels. He was awarded the made a Knight of the Austrian Golden Fleece in 1749. His Principality was surrounded by the Bishopric of Liège. His father was Philippe Emanuel, Prince of Hornes and his mother was Princess Marie Anne Antoinette of Ligne.

He first married Lady Marie Thérèse Charlotte Bruce (1697-1736), daughter of Thomas Bruce, 2nd Earl of Ailesbury, an English nobleman who lived in exile in Brussels for much of his life, and his second wife Charlotte d'Argenteau, comtesse d'Esneux. Their children were:

Following his first wife's death, he was married to Princess Henriette Thérèse Norbertine of Salm-Kyrburg (1711-1751) and then after her death, to Princess Marie Albertine of Gavre (1735-1797).[1]


  1. ^ "Familie Von Horn: Horn (de Hornes)". Von Horn Family. Retrieved 17 January 2015.