Archduchess Maria Isabella of Austria

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Archduchess Maria Isabella
Countess of Trapani
Countess of Trapani.jpg
Born (1834-05-21)21 May 1834
Florence, Grand Duchy of Tuscany
Died 14 July 1901(1901-07-14) (aged 67)
Lucerne, Switzerland
Spouse Prince Francis, Count of Trapani
Issue Princess Maria Antonietta, Countess of Caserta
Prince Leopoldo
Princess Maria Teresa Pia
Princess Maria Carolina
Prince Ferdinando
Princess Maria Annunziata
Full name
Italian: Maria Isabella Annunziata Giovanna Giuseppa Umiltà Apollonia Filomena Virginia Gabriella
House House of Habsburg-Lorraine
House of Bourbon-Two Sicilies
Father Leopold II, Grand Duke of Tuscany
Mother Princess Maria Antonia of Bourbon-Two Sicilies

Archduchess Maria Isabella of Austria, Princess of Tuscany[1] (21 May 1834 – 14 July 1901), was an Archduchess of Austria and Princess of Tuscany who married a member of the House of Bourbon-Two Sicilies.

Maria Isabella was born in Florence, Grand Duchy of Tuscany, as the daughter of Leopold II, Grand Duke of Tuscany and his second wife, Princess Maria Antonia of Bourbon-Two Sicilies.[1]


Marriage and issue[edit]

The Countess of Trapani with her eldest daughter and cousin, Antonietta, circa 1853

Maria Isabella married her uncle Prince Francis, Count of Trapani, youngest son of Francis I of the Two Sicilies and his wife Maria Isabella of Spain, on 10 April 1850. Maria Isabella and Francis had six children:

Prince Alfonso, Count of Caserta on 8 June 1868 in Rome, had 12 issue.
  • Prince Leopoldo of Bourbon-Two Sicilies (24 September 1853 – 4 September 1870)
  • Princess Maria Teresa Pia of Bourbon-Two Sicilies (7 January 1855 – 1 September 1856)
  • Princess Maria Carolina of Bourbon-Two Sicilies (21 February 1856 – 7 April 1941)
∞ Andrzej Zamoyski, Count Zamoyski on 19 November 1885 in Paris, had 7 issue.
  • Prince Ferdinando of Bourbon-Two Sicilies (25 May 1857 – 22 July 1859)
  • Princess Maria Annunziata of Bourbon-Two Sicilies (21 September 1858 – 20 March 1873)

On 14 July 1901, Maria Isabella died in Lucerne, Switzerland.




  1. ^ a b Darryl Lundy (10 May 2003). "Marie Isabelle Erzherzogin von Österreich". Archived from the original on 7 September 2008. Retrieved 2008-10-04.