Tuesday, December 30, 2008

Archduchess Maria dead at 35

December 29, 1936

Archduchess Maria of Austria died today in a sanitarium at Innsbruck. She was 35-years-old. She was the seventh child of Archduke Franz Salvator of Austria and his wife, Archduchess Marie Valerie of Austria, who was the youngest child of the late Emperor Franz Josef of Austria.

Archduchess Maria was unmarried. The cause of death has not been reported.


Anonymous said...

what was the cause of her death ? do you know,marlene ?

Marlene Eilers Koenig said...

The report did not include a cause of death. I checked the Habsburg lexicon (which gives bio details about all the Habsburgs. Maria has an entry, but only says she was unmarried and was an active sportswoman.

Victoria Hetsko McCracken said...

35 is too young. This is as mysterious as it is disturbing. How sad indeed.