Princess Adelgunde of Bavaria

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Princess Adelgunde of Bavaria
Princess Adelgunde in 1842.
Duchess consort of Modena and Reggio
Tenure 21 January 1846 – 11 June 1859
Born (1823-03-19)19 March 1823
Würzburg
Died 28 October 1914(1914-10-28) (aged 91)
Munich
Spouse Francis V, Duke of Modena (20 March 1842)
Issue Archduchess Anna Beatrice
Full name
Adelgunde Auguste Charlotte Caroline Elisabeth Amalie Marie Sophie Luise
House House of Wittelsbach
Father Ludwig I of Bavaria
Mother Therese of Saxe-Hildburghausen
Religion Roman Catholicism

Princess Adelgunde of Bavaria (Adelgunde Auguste Charlotte Caroline Elisabeth Amalie Marie Sophie Luise; 19 March 1823 – 28 October 1914) was a daughter of King Ludwig I of Bavaria and Therese of Saxe-Hildburghausen. She was Duchess of Modena by marriage to Duke Francis V.




Marriage[edit]

On 20 March 1842 in Munich, Adelgunde married Archduke Francis of Austria-Este (1819–75), eldest son of Francis IV, Duke of Modena and Princess Maria Beatrice of Savoy.


Issue[edit]

  1. Archduchess Anna Beatrice Theresia Maria of Austria-Este (October 19 1848 – July 8 1849) died young.


Titles and styles[edit]

Honours[edit]


Princess Adelgunde of Bavaria
Born: 19 March 1823 Died: 28 January 1914
Italian royalty
Vacant
Title last held by
Maria Beatrice of Savoy
Duchess consort of Modena and Reggio
21 January 1846 – 11 June 1859
Duchy abolished in 1859
Titles in pretence
Duchy abolished in 1859 — TITULAR —
Duchess consort of Modena and Reggio
11 June 1859 – 20 November 1875
Reason for succession failure:
Italian unification
Vacant
Title next held by
Zita of Bourbon-Parma
Vacant
Title last held by
Francis IV, Duke of Modena
as Prince consort
— TITULAR —
Queen consort of England
Queen consort of Ireland

20 March 1842 – 20 November 1875
Reason for succession failure:
Glorius revolution
Succeeded byas Prince consort
— TITULAR —
Queen consort of Scots
20 March 1842 – 20 November 1875
Reason for succession failure:
Glorius revolution

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