Albert, 8th Prince of Thurn and Taxis

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Albert
Prince of Thurn and Taxis
1890 photograph of Albert with his wife.
Head of the House of Thurn and Taxis
Period 2 June 1885 – 22 January 1952
Predecessor Maximilian Maria
Successor Franz Joseph
Born (1867-05-08)8 May 1867
Regensburg, Bavaria
Died 22 January 1952(1952-01-22) (aged 84)
Regensburg, Bavaria, West Germany
Spouse Archduchess Margarethe Klementine of Austria (m 15 July 1890)
Issue Franz Joseph, 9th Prince of Thurn and Taxis
Prince Joseph Albert
Karl August, 10th Prince of Thurn and Taxis
Prince Ludwig Philipp
Prince Max Emanuel
Elisabeth Helene, Margravine of Meissen
Prince Raphael Rainer
Prince Philipp Ernst
Full name
Albert Maria Joseph Maximilian Lamoral
House Thurn and Taxis
Father Maximilian Anton Lamoral, Hereditary Prince of Thurn and Taxis
Mother Duchess Helene in Bavaria
Burial Gruftkapelle, Saint Emmeram's Abbey, Regensburg

Albert, 8th Prince of Thurn and Taxis (Albert Maria Joseph Maximilian Lamoral; 8 May 1867 – 22 January 1952) was the eighth Prince of Thurn and Taxis and Head of the Princely House of Thurn and Taxis from 2 June 1885 until his death on 22 January 1952.



Marriage[edit]

On 15 July 1890, he married [[Archduchess Margarethe Klementine of Austria], daughter of Archduke Joseph Karl, Palatine of Hungary and Princess Clotilde of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha in Budapest.


Issue[edit]

  1. Prince Joseph Albert of Thurn and Taxis (4 November 1895 – 7 December 1895)
  2. Karl August, 10th Prince of Thurn and Taxis (23 July 1898 – 26 April 1982), married Princess Maria Anna of Braganza, daughter of Miguel, Duke of Braganza
  1. Prince Max Emanuel of Thurn and Taxis (1 March 1902 – 3 October 1994)
  2. Princess Elisabeth Helene of Thurn and Taxis (15 December 1903 – 22 October 1976), married Friedrich Christian, Margrave of Meissen
  3. Prince Raphael Rainer of Thurn and Taxis (30 May 1906 – 8 June 1993), married Princess Margarete of Thurn and Taxis
  4. Prince Philipp Ernst of Thurn and Taxis (7 May 1908 – 23 July 1964), married Princess Eulalia of Thurn and Taxis


Titles and styles[edit]

  • 8 May 1867 - 2 June 1885 His Serene Highness Prince Albert of Thurn and Taxis.
  • 2 June 1885 – 22 January 1952 His Serene Highness The Prince of Thurn and Taxis.


Albert, 8th Prince of Thurn and Taxis
Cadet branch of the House of Tassis
Born: 8 May 1867 Died: 22 January 1952
German nobility
Preceded by Prince of Thurn and Taxis
2 June 1885 – 22 January 1952
Succeeded by