Princess Maria Teresa of Bourbon-Two Sicilies (1867–1909)

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Princess Maria Teresa of Bourbon-Two Sicilies
Princess of Hohenzollern
Born (1867-01-15)15 January 1867
Zürich, Switzerland
Died 1 March 1909(1909-03-01) (aged 42)
Cannes, France
Spouse Wilhelm, Prince of Hohenzollern
Issue Augusta Victoria, Queen of Portugal
Friedrich, Prince of Hohenzollern
Francis Joseph, Prince of Hohenzollern-Emden
Full name
Italian: Maria Teresa Maddalena
German: Maria Theresia Magdalena
House House of Bourbon-Two Sicilies
House of Hohenzollern-Sigmaringen
Father Prince Louis, Count of Trani
Mother Duchess Mathilde Ludovika in Bavaria
Religion Roman Catholic

Princess Maria Teresa Maddalena of Bourbon-Two Sicilies[1][2] (Full Italian name: Principessa Maria Teresa Maddalena di Borbone delle Due Sicilie[1][2]) (15 January 1867, Zürich, Switzerland[1][2] – 1 March 1909, Cannes, France[1][2]) was the only child of Prince Louis of Bourbon-Two Sicilies, Count of Trani (heir apparent of the defunct throne of the Two Sicilies) and his wife Duchess Mathilde Ludovika in Bavaria.[1][2] Maria Teresa was a member of the House of Bourbon-Two Sicilies and became a member of the House of Hohenzollern-Sigmaringen and titular Princess of Hohenzollern through her marriage to Prince Wilhelm of Hohenzollern (later Prince of Hohenzollern).

Marriage and issue[edit]

Maria Teresa married Prince Wilhelm of Hohenzollern, eldest son of Leopold, Prince of Hohenzollern and Infanta Antónia of Portugal, on 27 June 1889 in Sigmaringen.[1][2] Maria Teresa and Wilhelm had three children:[1][2]

Later life[edit]

Maria Teresa's husband succeeded his father as Prince of Hohenzollern on 8 June 1905. After almost four years as Princess of Hohenzollern, Maria Teresa died, most likely of multiple sclerosis, on 1 May 1909 in Cannes, France.[1][2]

Titles, styles, honours and arms[edit]

Titles and styles[edit]

  • 15 January 1867 – 27 June 1889: Her Royal Highness Princess Maria Teresa of Bourbon-Two Sicilies
  • 27 June 1889 – 8 June 1905: Her Royal Highness The Hereditary Princess of Hohenzollern, Princess of Bourbon-Two Sicilies
  • 8 June 1905 – 1 March 1909: Her Royal Highness The Princess of Hohenzollern, Princess of Bourbon-Two Sicilies




  1. ^ a b c d e f g h Darryl Lundy (28 September 2005). "Maria Teresa di Borbone, Principessa delle Due Sicilie". Retrieved 2008-10-05.  External link in |publisher= (help)
  2. ^ a b c d e f g h Paul Theroff. "TWO SICILIES". Paul Theroff's Royal Genealogy Site. Retrieved 2008-10-05. 

External links[edit]

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Princess Maria Teresa of Bourbon-Two Sicilies (1867–1909)
Cadet branch of the House of Bourbon
Born: 15 January 1867 Died: 1 March 1909
Titles in pretence
Preceded by
Infanta Antónia of Portugal
Princess consort of Hohenzollern
Princess consort of Hohenzollern-Sigmaringen
Princess consort of Hohenzollern-Hechingen

8 June 1905 – 1 March 1909
Reason for succession failure:
Principality annexed by the Kingdom of Prussia in 1850
Succeeded by
Princess Adelgunde of Bavaria