Prince Joseph Ferdinand of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha

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Prince Joseph Ferdinand
Prince of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha
Duke of Saxony
Filhos da princesa Leopoldina.jpg
Prince Joseph Ferdinand (center) with his older brothers
Born (1869-05-21)21 May 1869
Rio de Janeiro, Empire of Brazil
Died 13 August 1888(1888-08-13) (aged 19)
Wiener Neustadt, Austria-Hungary
Burial St. Augustin, Coburg
Full name
Joseph Ferdinand Maria Michael Gabriel Raphael Gonzaga
House Saxe-Coburg and Gotha-Koháry
Father Prince Ludwig August of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha
Mother Princess Leopoldina of Brazil
Religion Roman Catholicism

Prince Joseph Ferdinand of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha (full name Joseph Ferdinand Maria Michael Gabriel Raphael Gonzaga; 21 May 1869 - 13 August 1888), known in Brazil as Dom José Fernando, was a prince of the House of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha-Koháry. Born in Leopoldina Palace, Rio de Janeiro, he was the third son of Prince Ludwig August of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha and his wife Princess Leopoldina of Brazil. He died in Wiener Neustadt and is buried at St. Augustin, Coburg.

Bibliography[edit]

  • (Portuguese) Lessa, Clado Ribeiro de. O Segundo Ramo da Casa Imperial e a nossa Marinha de Guerra, in Revista do Instituto Historico e Geografico Brasileiro, vol. 211, 1951, p. 118-133 (ISSN 0101-4366)