Archduchess Maria of Austria (b. 1935)

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Archduchess Maria
Born (1935-11-06) 6 November 1935 (age 82)
Munich, Bavaria, Germany
Spouse Archduke Joseph Árpád of Austria
(m. 1956; d. 2017)
Issue Archduke Joseph Karl
Archduchess Monika-Ilona
Archduke Joseph Karl
Archduchess Maria Christine
Archduke Andreas-Augustinus
Archduchess Alexandra Lydia
Archduke Nicolaus Franziskus
Archduke Johannes Jacobus
Full name
German: Maria Aloisia Josephine Consolata Immaculata Benedicta Theresia Antonia Johanna Carla Conrada Leonharda
House Löwenstein-Wertheim-Rosenberg
Father Prince Karl II, 8th Prince of Löwenstein-Wertheim-Rosenberg
Mother Carolina dei Conti Rignon
Monarchical styles of
Archduchess Maria
Wappen Kaisertum Österreich 1815 (Klein).png
Reference style Her Imperial and Royal Highness
Spoken style Your Imperial and Royal Highness
Alternative style Ma'am

Princess Maria Aloisia Josephine Consolata Immaculata Benedicta Theresia Antonia Johanna Carla Conrada Leonharda of Löwenstein-Wertheim-Rosenberg[1][2] (born 6 November 1935 in Munich, Bavaria, Germany[1][2]) is a Princess of Löwenstein-Wertheim-Rosenberg and a member of the House of Löwenstein-Wertheim-Rosenberg by birth, and through her marriage to Archduke Joseph Árpád of Austria, an Archduchess of Austria.


Maria is the eldest daughter and child[1][2] of Karl, 8th Prince of Löwenstein-Wertheim-Rosenberg and his wife Carolina dei Conti Rignon,[1][2] she is, on her mother's side, second cousin of Queen Paola of Belgium, née Ruffo di Calabria dei Principi Ruffo di Calabria.

Marriage and issue[3][edit]

Maria married Archduke Joseph Árpád of Austria, fourth eldest child and eldest son of Archduke Joseph Francis of Austria and his wife Princess Anna of Saxony, civilly on 25 August 1956 and religiously on 12 September 1956 in Bronnbach, Wertheim am Main, Baden-Württemberg, Germany.[1][2] Maria and Joseph Árpád had eight children:[1][2]

  • Archduke Joseph Karl (1957-1957)
  • Archduchess Monika-Ilona Maria Carolina Stephanie Elisabeth Immacolata Benedicta Dominica (born 1958), in 1996 she married Charles Henri de Rambures (born 1968)[3]
  • Archduke Joseph Karl Maria Árpád Stephan Pius Ignatius Aloysius Cyrillus (born 1960), in 1990 he married Princess Margarete of Hohenberg (born 1963)
  • Archduchess Maria Christine Regina Stephania Immacolata Carolina Monika Ägidia (born 1961), in 1988 she married Raymond van der Meide (born 1959)
  • Archduke Andreas-Augustinus Maria Árpád Aloys Konstantin Pius Ignatius Peter (born 1963), in 1994 he married Countess Marie-Christine von Hatzfeldt-Dönhoff (born 1968)
  • Archduchess Alexandra Lydia Pia Immacolata Josepha Petra Paula Maria (born 1965), in 1999 she married Wilhelmus de Wit (born 1965)
  • Archduke Nicolaus Franziskus Alexander Nuno Josef Árpád Ruppert Donatus Virgil Maria (born 1973), in 2002 he married Eugenia de Calonje Gurrea (born 1973)
  • Archduke Johannes Jacobus Josef Árpád Ulrich Pius Stephan Ignatius Hermann Maria (born 1975), in 2009 he married Maria Gabriela Montenegro Villamizar (born 1978)[3]



  1. ^ a b c d e f Lundy, Darryl (25 Nov 2004). "Maria Prinzessin zu Löwenstein-Wertheim-Rosenberg". Retrieved 2009-07-21. 
  2. ^ a b c d e f Theroff, Paul. "LÖWENSTEIN". Paul Theroff's Royal Genealogy Site. Retrieved 2009-07-21. [self-published source][better source needed]
  3. ^ a b c Theroff, Paul. "Theroff, An Online Gotha, House of Habsburg-Lorraine". (Paul Theroff’s Royal Genealogy Site). [self-published source][better source needed]