Rudolf, 9th Prince Kinsky of Wchinitz and Tettau

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Rudolf
Prince Kinsky of Wchinitz and Tettau
Karl Fürst Kinsky von Wchinitz und Tettau.jpg
Born (1859-12-11)11 December 1859
Hermanmiestetz, Kingdom of Bohemia
Died 13 March 1930(1930-03-13) (aged 70)
Lissa, Republic of Poland
Spouse Countess Marie of Wilczek
Issue Marie Gabrielle, Princess Erich of Thurn und Taxis
Maria Antonie, Countess Theobald Czernin of Chudenitz
Countess Emma
Wilhelmine, Countess Carl Czernin of Chudenitz
Countess Theresia Maria
Full name
Rudolf Ferdinand Joseph Damasus
House House of Kinsky
Father Ferdinand Bonaventura, 7th Prince Kinsky of Wchinitz and Tettau
Mother Princess Maria of Liechtenstein

Rudolf, 9th Prince Kinsky of Wchinitz and Tettau (German: Rudolf Fürst Kinsky von Wchinitz und Tettau; 11 December 1859 – 13 March 1930) was the titular pretender Prince Kinsky of Wchinitz and Tettau.

Early life[edit]

Rudolf was born at Hermanmiestetz, Kingdom of Bohemia the third child and second son of Ferdinand Bonaventura, 7th Prince Kinsky of Wchinitz and Tettau (1834–1904) and Princess Maria of Liechtenstein (1835–1905).

Marriage and family[edit]

Rudolf married on 20 September 1881 in Vienna to Countess Marie of Wilczek (1858–1938), eldest child of Graf Johann Nepomuk of Wilczek and his wife, Countess Emma Maria Helene Emo Capodilista.

They had five daughters:

  • Countess Marie Gabrielle Josepha Guntram Kinsky of Wchinitz and Tettau (28 March 1883 – 28 October 1970), married in 1903 to Prince Erich of Thurn and Taxis ; had issue.
  • Countess Maria Antonie Kinsky of Wchinitz and Tettau (21 May 1885 – 3 July 1952), married in 1903 to Count Theobald Czernin of Chudenitz; had issue.
  • Countess Emma Kinsky of Wchinitz and Tettau (13 March 1888 – 2 December 1957)
  • Countess Wilhelmine Kinsky of Wchinitz and Tettau (6 July 1891 – 17 June 1971), married in 1912 to Count Carl Maria Joseph Czernin of Chudenitz; had issue.
  • Countess Theresia Kinsky of Wchinitz and Tettau (13 January 1902 – 11 November 1973)

Prince Kinsky[edit]

He became the titular pretender 9th Prince Kinsky of Wchinitz and Tettau at the death of his brother Karl in 1919, his brother died childless. As for him, without a male heir the title was passed to his nephew Ulrich at his death in 1930.

Ancestry[edit]

Notes and sources[edit]

Rudolf, 9th Prince Kinsky of Wchinitz and Tettau
Born: 11 December 1859 Died: 13 March 1930
Titles in pretence
Preceded by
Karl
— TITULAR —
Prince Kinsky of Wchinitz and Tettau
11 December 1919 – 13 March 1930
Reason for succession failure:
Austrian nobility titles abolished
Succeeded by
Ulrich