Princess Maria Theresa of Löwenstein-Wertheim-Rosenberg

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Princess Maria Theresa
Duchess of Braganza
Miguel II. von Braganza und Frau3.jpg
Princess Maria Theresia to Löwenstein-Wertheim-Rosenberg and her husband Miguel II, 1908
Born (1870-01-04)4 January 1870
Rome, Papal States
Died 17 January 1935(1935-01-17) (aged 65)
Vienna, Austria
Spouse Infante Miguel, Duke of Braganza (m. 1893; his death 1927)
House Löwenstein-Wertheim-Rosenberg
Father Charles, Prince of Löwenstein-Wertheim-Rosenberg
Mother Princess Sophie of Liechtenstein

Princess Maria Theresa of Löwenstein-Wertheim-Rosenberg[1][2] (German: Maria Theresa, Prinzessin von Löwenstein-Wertheim-Rosenberg[2]) (4 January 1870, Rome, Papal States[1][2] – 17 January 1935, Vienna, Federal State of Austria[1][2]) was a Princess of Löwenstein-Wertheim-Rosenberg and a member of the House of Löwenstein-Wertheim-Rosenberg by birth and an Infanta of Portugal, Duchess consort of Braganza, and titular Queen consort of Portugal through her marriage to Miguel, Duke of Braganza, Miguelist claimant to the throne of Portugal from 1866 to 1920.


Maria Theresa was the fifth child and fourth daughter[1][2] of Charles, 6th Prince of Löwenstein-Wertheim-Rosenberg, brother of titular Queen consort of Portugal Adelaide of Löwenstein-Wertheim-Rosenberg, and his wife Princess Sophie of Liechtenstein.[1][2] Maria Theresa was an elder sister of Aloys, 7th Prince of Löwenstein-Wertheim-Rosenberg.[1][2]

Marriage and issue[edit]

Maria Theresa married her first cousin Miguel, Duke of Braganza, only son and second eldest child[1][2] of Miguel of Portugal and his wife Adelaide of Löwenstein-Wertheim-Rosenberg,[1][2] on 8 November 1893 in Kleinheubach, Kingdom of Bavaria.[1][2] Maria Theresa and Miguel had eight children:

Titles and styles[edit]

  • 4 January 1870 – 8 November 1893: Her Serene Highness Princess Maria Theresa of Löwenstein-Wertheim-Rosenberg
  • 8 November 1893 – 31 July 1920: Her Royal Highness The Duchess of Braganza
  • 31 July 1920 – 17 January 1935: Her Royal Highness Princess Maria Teresa of Braganza, Infanta of Portugal



  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i Darryl Lundy (12 Jan 2003). "Marie Therese Prinzessin von Löwenstein-Wertheim-Rosenberg". Retrieved 2009-07-20. 
  2. ^ a b c d e f g h i j Paul Theroff. "LÖWENSTEIN". Paul Theroff's Royal Genealogy Site. Retrieved 2009-07-20. 
Princess Maria Theresa of Löwenstein-Wertheim-Rosenberg
Born: 4 January 1870 Died: 17 January 1935
Titles in pretence
Title last held by
Elisabeth of Thurn and Taxis
Queen consort of Portugal and the Algarves
Miguelist line

8 November 1893 – 31 July 1920
Title next held by
Maria Francisca of Orléans-Braganza