Michaela von Habsburg

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Michaela von Habsburg
Countess von Kageneck
Born (1954-09-13) 13 September 1954 (age 63)
Würzburg, Lower Franconia, Bavaria, West Germany
Spouse Eric Teran d'Antin
(m. 1984, div. 1994)
Count Hubertus von Kageneck
(m. 1994, div. 1998)
Issue Marc Joan d'Antin
Carla Regina d'Antin
Justin Christopher d'Antin
Full name
Michaela Maria Madeleine Kiliana Habsburg-Lothringen
House Habsburg-Lorraine
Father Otto, Crown Prince of Austria
Mother Princess Regina of Saxe-Meiningen
Austrian imperial family
Imperial Coat of Arms of the Empire of Austria (1815).svg

HI&RH Archduke Karl
HI&RH Archduchess Francesca

Michaela von Habsburg (Michaela Maria Madeleine Kiliana Habsburg-Lothringen) was born 13 September 1954, in Würzburg.[1][2] She is the twin sister of Monika von Habsburg, and daughter of Otto von Habsburg and Princess Regina of Saxe-Meiningen.[3][4]

Early life[edit]

Michaela von Habsburg was born in Würzburg, Bavaria, the third child of Otto von Habsburg, the crown prince of Austria, and his wife, Princess Regina of Saxe-Meiningen. She is the younger twin sister of Monika von Habsburg,[5] she was raised at her parents' home in exile, Villa Austria, in Pöcking, Bavaria.

She is a granddaughter of the last Austrian emperor, Charles I. However, she does not use her ancestral titles as a member of the House of Habsburg, since the use of such titles is illegal in Hungary and Austria.[6]

Marriage and issue[edit]

She married Eric Alba Teran d'Antin (1920–2004) on 14 January 1984 in Antón, Panama, they were divorced in 1994. After her divorce she married Count Hubertus von Kageneck, son of Count Franz Joseph von Kageneck and Princess Elisabeth Maria of Bavaria, on 22 October 1994. They divorced in 1998.[7]

She has three children by Eric Teran d'Antin:

  • Marc Joan Teran d'Antin (b. 7 May 1984); married 2012 to Tricia Johnston
  • Carla Regina Teran d'Antin (b. 17 August 1987)
  • Justin Christopher Teran d'Antin (b. 10 February 1989)

Titles, styles and honours[edit]

Titles and styles[edit]

  • 13 September 1954 – Present: Her Imperial and Royal Highness Archduchess Michaela of Austria




  1. ^ Royal and noble titles were abolished in Austria and Hungary by the Adelsaufhebungsgesetz of 3 April 1919.
  2. ^ "RIS - Gesamte Rechtsvorschrift für Habsburgergesetz - Bundesrecht konsolidiert, Fassung vom 13.11.2016". Ris.bka.gv.at. Retrieved 13 November 2016. 
  3. ^ "Von Habsburg Gets Royal Boot". Los Angeles Times. 2 July 1990. Retrieved 11 March 2011. 
  4. ^ Genealogisches Handbuch des Adels, Fürstliche Häuser XVI. "Haus Österreich". C.A. Starke Verlag, 2001, pp. 87-89; ISBN 9783798008243.
  5. ^ Montgomery-Massingberd, Hugh. "Burke’s Royal Families of the World: Volume I Europe & Latin America, 1977, pp. 18, 32. ISBN 0-85011-023-8
  6. ^ "RIS - Gesamte Rechtsvorschrift für Habsburgergesetz - Bundesrecht konsolidiert, Fassung vom 09.08.2015". bka.gv.at. 
  7. ^ Paul Theroff. "Gotha". Angelfire.com. Retrieved 13 November 2016. 
  8. ^ "Photographic image: Franz von Bayern Hinten & Georg von Habsburg Michaela" (JPG). C8.alamy.com. Retrieved 11 March 2011. 
  9. ^ "Photographic image: Archduke Karl of Austria & Archduchess Gabriela and Michaela of Dan" (JPG). C7-alamy.com. Retrieved 11 March 2011. 
  10. ^ "Photographic image: Daughters of the deceased Duchess Andrea & Michaela and Gabriela" (JPG). C7-alalmy.org. Retrieved 11 March 2011. 
  11. ^ "Photographic image" (JPG). S-media-cache-ak0-pinimg.com. Retrieved 11 March 2011.