Princess Elisabeth of Luxembourg (1901–1950)
|Princess Elisabeth of Thurn and Taxis|
|Born||7 March 1901|
Luxembourg, Grand Duchy of Luxembourg
|Died||2 August 1950 (aged 49)|
Schloss Hohenburg, Hohenburg, Bavaria, Germany
|Spouse||Prince Ludwig Philipp of Thurn and Taxis|
Iniga, Princess Eberhard of Urach
|Father||William IV, Grand Duke of Luxembourg|
|Mother||Infanta Marie Anne of Portugal|
Elisabeth was the fifth-eldest daughter and child of William IV, Grand Duke of Luxembourg, and his wife, Infanta Marie Anne of Portugal. Two of Elisabeth's elder sisters reigned as sovereign Grand Duchess of Luxembourg and titular Duchess of Nassau: Marie-Adélaïde and Charlotte.
Marriage and issue
Elisabeth married Prince Ludwig Philipp of Thurn and Taxis, fourth child and son of Albert, 8th Prince of Thurn and Taxis, and his wife, Archduchess Margarethe Klementine of Austria, on 14 November 1922 in Hohenburg, Bavaria. Elisabeth and Ludwig had two children, five grandchildren, sixteen great-grandchildren, and three great-great-grandchildren:
- Prince Anselm of Thurn and Taxis (14 April 1924 – 25 February 1944), killed in World War II
- Princess Iniga of Thurn and Taxis (25 August 1925 – 17 September 2008) married Prince Eberhard of Urach on 18 May 1948. They have five children, sixteen grandchildren and three great-grandchildren
Titles and styles
- 7 March 1901 – 14 November 1922: Her Grand Ducal Highness Princess Elisabeth of Luxembourg
- 14 November 1922 – 2 August 1950: Her Grand Ducal Highness Princess Elisabeth of Thurn and Taxis, Princess of Luxembourg
|Wikimedia Commons has media related to Princess Elisabeth of Luxembourg.|
- Darryl Lundy (23 Jun 2005). "Elisabeth Marie Wilhelmine von Nassau-Weilburg, Princesse de Luxembourg". thePeerage.com. Retrieved 2009-07-15.
- Paul Theroff. "LUXEMBURG". Paul Theroff's Royal Genealogy Site. Retrieved 2009-07-15.