Saturday, January 23, 2021

adding to my collection


Archduchess Isabella (1856-1931) was born Princess 
Isabella Hedwig Franziska Natalie of Croÿ.  She married Archduke Friedrich of Austria, Duke of Teschen in 1878.  They were the parents of eight daughters and one son.

the four eldest children of Emperor Karl and Empress Zita

the baptism of Archduchess Maria Constanza Anna Rosario Roberta of Austria (1957), the youngest child of Archduke Carl Ludwig of Austria and Princess Yolande de Ligne. In 1994, she married Franz Josef, Prince of Auersperg-Trautson

Archduchess Elisabeth Amalia Eugenia Maria Theresia Karoline Luise Josepha of Austria (1878-1960) was the youngest child of Archduke Karl Ludwig of Austria & his third wife, Infanta Maria Teresa of Portugal  One of her older half-brothers by Karl Ludwig's second wife, was Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria.  In 1930, she married Prince Alois of Liechtenstein.  Their eldest son, Franz Josef II, Prince of Liechtenstein (1906-1989) was named for Elisabeth's uncle, Emperor Franz Josef of Austria, who was also the little prince's godfather.   The present Prince of Liechtenstein, Hans Adam, is Elisabeth's grandson.

Princess Marie Melita of Hohenlohe-Langenburg (1899-1967) married Duke Friedrich of Schleswig-Holstein (1891-1965) in Februray 1916.  Their first son, Prince Hans Viktor Alexander Friedrich Ernst Gottfried August Heinrich Albert Waldemar was born on May 12, 1917.  He was killed in action in Poland on August 10, 1944.


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