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Princess Isabel Maria of Braganza

 

Princess Isabel Maria of Braganza

Isabel Maria of Braganza
Princess consort of Thurn and Taxis
Reign 22 January 1952 – 12 January 1970
Predecessor Archduchess Margarethe Klementine of Austria
Successor Countess Gloria of Schönburg in Glauchau and Waldenburg
Spouse Franz Joseph, 9th Prince of Thurn and Taxis
Issue
Prince Gabriel
Prince Michaele
Princess Helene
Princess Maria Theresia
Princess Maria Ferdinande
Full name
Isabel Maria Alberta Josefa Micaela Gabriela Rafaela Francisca de Paula e de Assis Teresa Adelaide Eulália Sofia Carolina de Bragança
House House of Braganza
House of Thurn and Taxis
Father Miguel, Duke of Braganza
Mother Princess Maria Theresa of Löwenstein-Wertheim-Rosenberg
Born (1894-11-19)19 November 1894
Kleinheubach, Kingdom of Bavaria
Died 12 January 1970(1970-01-12) (aged 75)
Regensburg, Bavaria, Germany
Burial Gruftkapelle, Saint Emmeram's Abbey, Regensburg
Religion Roman Catholic

Isabel Maria of Braganza, Infanta of Portugal[1][2] (Isabel Maria Alberta Josefa Micaela Gabriela Rafaela Francisca de Paula e de Assis Teresa Adelaide Eulália Sofia Carolina; 19 November 1894, Kleinheubach, Kingdom of Bavaria[1][2] – 12 January 1970, Regensburg, Bavaria, Germany[1][2]) was a member of the House of Braganza and Infanta of Portugal by birth. Through her marriage to Franz Joseph, 9th Prince of Thurn and Taxis, Isabel Maria was also a member of the House of Thurn and Taxis and Princess consort of Thurn and Taxis.

Family

Isabel Maria was the daughter and child of Miguel, Duke of Braganza and his wife Princess Maria Theresa of Löwenstein-Wertheim-Rosenberg.[1][2] Her father was the Miguelist claimant to the throne of Portugal from 1866 to 1920.

Marriage and issue

Styles of
Isabel Maria, Princess of Thurn and Taxis
Reference style Her Royal Highness
Spoken style Your Royal Highness
Alternative style Ma'am

Isabel Maria married Franz Joseph, Hereditary Prince of Thurn and Taxis, eldest son of Albert, 8th Prince of Thurn and Taxis and his wife Archduchess Margarethe Klementine of Austria, on 23 November 1920 in Bronnbach, Wertheim am Main, Baden-Württemberg, Germany.[1][2] Isabel Maria and Franz Joseph had five children:[1]

  • Prince Gabriel of Thurn and Taxis (16 October 1922 – 17 December 1942)[1]
  • Prince Michaele of Thurn and Taxis (16 October 1922 – 17 October 1922)[1]
  • Princess Helene of Thurn and Taxis (27 May 1924 – 27 October 1991)[1]
  • Princess Maria Theresia of Thurn and Taxis (10 September 1925 – 27 April 1997)[1]
  • Princess Maria Ferdinande of Thurn and Taxis (born 19 December 1927)[1]

Titles, styles, honours and arms

Titles and styles

  • 19 November 1894 – 23 November 1920: Her Royal Highness Princess Isabel Maria of Braganza, Infanta of Portugal
  • 23 November 1920 – 22 January 1952: Her Royal Highness The Hereditary Princess of Thurn and Taxis, Princess of Braganza, Infanta of Portugal
  • 22 January 1952 – 12 January 1970: Her Royal Highness The Princess of Thurn and Taxis, Princess of Braganza, Infanta of Portugal

Ancestry

References

Princess Isabel Maria of Braganza
Cadet branch of the House of Aviz
Born: 19 November 1894 Died: 12 January 1970
German nobility
Preceded by
Archduchess Margarethe Klementine of Austria
Princess consort of Thurn and Taxis
22 January 1952 – 12 January 1970
Succeeded by
Countess Gloria of Schönburg in Glauchau and Waldenburg


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