Princess Adelgunde of Bavaria (1870–1958)

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Princess Adelgunde of Bavaria
Princess of Hohenzollern
SKH Peinzessin Adelgunde von Bayern Prinzessin Wilhem von Hohenzollern.jpg
Born (1870-10-17)17 October 1870
Munich, Kingdom of Bavaria
Died 4 January 1958(1958-01-04) (aged 87)
Sigmaringen, Baden-Württemberg,
West Germany
Spouse William, Prince of Hohenzollern
Full name
German: Adelgunde Marie Auguste Therese
House Wittelsbach
Father Ludwig III of Bavaria
Mother Maria Theresia of Austria-Este

Princess Adelgunde of Bavaria[1][2] (Full German name: Adelgunde Marie Auguste Therese Prinzessin von Bayern[1][2]) (17 October 1870, Munich, Kingdom of Bavaria[1][2] – 4 January 1958, Sigmaringen, Baden-Württemberg, Germany[1][2]) was a Princess of Bavaria by birth and Princess of Hohenzollern through her marriage to William, Prince of Hohenzollern. Adelgunde was the second eldest child[1][2] of Ludwig III of Bavaria and his wife Maria Theresia of Austria-Este.[1][2]


Adelgunde married Prince Wilhelm of Hohenzollern, eldest son of Leopold, Prince of Hohenzollern and Infanta Antónia of Portugal, on 20 January 1915 in Munich, Bavaria, Germany.[1][2] Adelgunde and William had no children.[1][2]

Titles and styles[edit]

  • 17 October 1870 – 20 January 1915: Her Royal Highness Princess Adelgunde of Bavaria
  • 20 January 1915 – 22 October 1927: Her Royal Highness The Princess of Hohenzollern, Princess of Bavaria
  • 22 October 1927 – 4 January 1958: Her Royal Highness The Dowager Princess of Hohenzollern, Princess of Bavaria



  1. ^ a b c d e f g h Darryl Lundy (24 May 2004). "Adelgunde Prinzessin von Bayern". Retrieved 2008-12-28. 
  2. ^ a b c d e f g h Paul Theroff. "BAVARIA". Paul Theroff's Royal Genealogy Site. Archived from the original on April 28, 2009. Retrieved 2008-12-28. 
Princess Adelgunde of Bavaria (1870–1958)
Born: 17 October 1870 Died: 4 January 1958
Titles in pretence
Preceded by
Princess Maria Teresa of Bourbon-Two Sicilies
Princess consort of Hohenzollern
Princess consort of Hohenzollern-Sigmaringen
Princess consort of Hohenzollern-Hechingen

20 January 1915 – 22 October 1927
Reason for succession failure:
Principality annexed by the Kingdom of Prussia in 1850
Succeeded by
Princess Margarete Karola of Saxony