Princess Sophie Friederike of Thurn and Taxis

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Princess Sophie Friederike of Thurn and Taxis
Princess Sophie Friederike Radziwiłł
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Born (1758-07-20)20 July 1758
Regensburg, Free Imperial City of Regensburg, Holy Roman Empire
Died 31 May 1800(1800-05-31) (aged 41)
Spouse Prince Hieronim Wincenty Radziwiłł
Prince Kazanowski
Count Ostroróg
Issue Prince Dominik Hieronim Radziwiłł
Full name
German: Sophie Friederike Dorothea Henriette
House House of Thurn and Taxis
House of Radziwiłł
House of Kazanowski
House of Ostroróg
Father Karl Anselm, 4th Prince of Thurn and Taxis
Mother Duchess Auguste of Württemberg
Religion Roman Catholic

Princess Sophie Friederike Dorothea Henriette of Thurn and Taxis,[1][2] full German name: Sophie Friederike Dorothea Henriette, Prinzessin von Thurn und Taxis[1][2] (20 July 1758 in Regensburg, Free Imperial City of Regensburg, Holy Roman Empire[1][2] – 31 May 1800[1][2]) was a member of the House of Thurn and Taxis and a Princess of Thurn and Taxis by birth and a member of the House of Radziwiłł and Princess Radziwiłł through her marriage to Prince Hieronim Wincenty Radziwiłł.[1][2] Sophie Friederike was briefly a member of the Kazanowski and Ostroróg Polish noble families through subsequent marriages.[1][2] She was known as "the Jewel of Regensburg."[3]

Family[edit]

Sophie Friederike was the second child and daughter[1][2] of Karl Anselm, 4th Prince of Thurn and Taxis and his wife Duchess Auguste of Württemberg.[1][2] She was an elder sister of Karl Alexander, 5th Prince of Thurn and Taxis.[1][2]

Marriage and issue[edit]

Sophie Friederike married Prince Hieronim Wincenty Radziwiłł, son of Michał Kazimierz "Rybeńko" Radziwiłł and his wife Anna Luiza Mycielska, on 31 December 1775 in Regensburg, Free Imperial City of Regensburg, Holy Roman Empire.[1][2] Sophie Friederike and Hieronim Wincenty had one son:

Sophie Friederike married for a second time to Prince Andrzej Kazanowski around 1795 and for a third time to Count Mikołaj Ostroróg around 1797.[2]

Titles, styles, honours and arms[edit]

Titles and styles[edit]

  • 20 July 1758 – 31 December 1775: Her Serene Highness Princess Sophie Friederike of Thurn and Taxis
  • 31 December 1775 – c. 1795: Her Serene Highness Princess Sophie Friederike Radziwiłł, Princess of Thurn and Taxis
  • c. 1795 – c. 1797: Her Serene Highness Princess Sophie Friederike Kazanowski, Princess of Thurn and Taxis
  • c. 1797 – 31 May 1800: Her Serene Highness Countess Sophie Friederike Ostroróg, Princess of Thurn and Taxis

Ancestry[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j Darryl Lundy (13 Dec 2008). "Sophie Friederike Dorothea Henriette Prinzessin von Thurn und Taxis". ThePeerage.com. Retrieved 2010-01-01. 
  2. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k Paul Theroff. "THURN und TAXIS". Paul Theroff's Royal Genealogy Site. Retrieved 2010-01-01. 
  3. ^ Raymond Sypniewski, B.S., M.A. (July 7, 2007). "The Radziwill Dynasty: From Pagan Times to the 1960s - Part Two". The Courtly Lives of Kings, Peerage, Saints, Knights, and the Commoners and Their Arts, Architecture, Genealogy, Heraldry, History, and Literature. Retrieved 2010-01-01.  External link in |publisher= (help)