Archduchess Margarethe Klementine of Austria

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Archduchess Margarethe Klementine of Austria
Princess consort of Thurn and Taxis
Tenure 15 July 1890 – 22 January 1952
Born (1870-07-06)6 July 1870
Alcsút, Austria-Hungary
Died 2 May 1955(1955-05-02) (aged 84)
Regensburg, Bavaria, Germany
Spouse Albert, 8th Prince of Thurn and Taxis (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
Margarethe Klementine Maria
House Habsburg-Lorraine (by birth)
Thurn and Taxis (by marriage)
Father Archduke Joseph Karl, Palatine of Hungary
Mother Princess Clotilde of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha
Burial Gruftkapelle, Saint Emmeram's Abbey, Regensburg


'Archduchess Margarethe Klementine Maria of Austria (in German: Margarethe Klementine Maria; 6 July 1870 – 2 May 1955) was a member of the Hungarian cadet branch of the House of Habsburg-Lorraine who married into the House of Thurn and Taxis.


Marriage[edit]

On 15 July 1890, she married Albert, 8th Prince of Thurn and Taxis in Budapest.



Issue[edit]

  1. Franz Joseph, 9th Prince of Thurn and Taxis (21 December 1893 – 13 July 1971) married Princess Isabel Maria of Braganza and had issue.
  2. Prince Joseph Albert of Thurn and Taxis (4 November 1895 – 7 December 1895) died young.
  3. Karl August, 10th Prince of Thurn and Taxis (23 July 1898 – 26 April 1982) married Princess Maria Anna of Braganza and had issue.
  4. Prince Ludwig Philipp of Thurn and Taxis (2 February 1901 – 22 April 1933) married Princess Elisabeth of Luxembourg and had issue.
  5. Prince Max Emanuel of Thurn and Taxis (1 March 1902 – 3 October 1994)
  6. Princess Elisabeth Helene of Thurn and Taxis (15 December 1903 – 22 October 1976) married Friedrich Christian, Margrave of Meissen
  7. Prince Raphael Rainer of Thurn and Taxis (30 May 1906 – 8 June 1993) married Princess Margarete of Thurn and Taxis
  8. Prince Philipp Ernst of Thurn and Taxis (7 May 1908 – 23 July 1964) married Princess Eulalia of Thurn and Taxis


Titles and styles[edit]

  • 6 July 1870 - 15 July 1890 Her Imperial and Royal Highness Archduchess Margarethe Klementine of Austria.
  • 15 July 1890 – 22 January 1952 Her Imperial and Royal Highness The Princess of Thurn and Taxis.
  • 22 January 1952 - 2 May 1955 Her Imperial and Royal Highness The Dowager Princess of Thurn and Taxis.


Honours[edit]


Archduchess Margarethe Klementine of Austria
Cadet branch of the House of Lorraine
Born: 6 July 1870 Died: 2 May 1952
German nobility
Preceded by Princess consort of Thurn and Taxis
15 July 1890 – 22 January 1952
Succeeded by