Archduchess Margarethe Klementine of Austria

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Archduchess Margarethe Klementine
Habsburg–Lotaringiai Margit Klementina Mária főhercegnő.jpg
Princess consort of Thurn and Taxis
Tenure15 July 1890 – 3 April 1919
Born(1870-07-06)6 July 1870
Alcsút, Austria-Hungary
Died2 May 1955(1955-05-02) (aged 84)
Regensburg, Bavaria, Germany
SpouseAlbert, 8th Prince of Thurn and Taxis
IssueFranz Joseph, 9th Prince of Thurn and Taxis
Prince Joseph Albert
Karl August, 10th Prince of Thurn and Taxis
Prince Ludwig Philipp
Prince Max Emanuel
Elisabeth Helene, Margravine of Meissen
Prince Raphael Rainer
Prince Philipp Ernst
German: Margarethe Klementine Maria
FatherArchduke Joseph Karl, Palatine of Hungary
MotherPrincess Clotilde of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha
ReligionRoman Catholic

Archduchess Margarethe Klementine Maria of Austria (in German: Margarethe Klementine Maria, Erzherzogin von Österreich; in Hungarian: Habsburg–Toscanai Margit Klementina Mária főhercegnő; 6 July 1870, Alcsút, Austria-Hungary– 2 May 1955, Regensburg) was a member of the Hungarian line of the House of Habsburg and an Archduchess of Austria by birth. Through her marriage to Albert, 8th Prince of Thurn and Taxis, Margarethe Klementine was also a member of the House of Thurn and Taxis.


Margarethe Klementine was the third-eldest daughter and child of Archduke Joseph Karl of Austria and his wife Princess Clotilde of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha. Through her father Joseph Karl, Margarethe Klementine was a great-granddaughter of Leopold II, Holy Roman Emperor. Through her mother, she was a great-granddaughter of Louis-Philippe d'Orléans, King of the French.

Archduchess Margarethe and her husband Albert

Margarethe Klementine married Albert, 8th Prince of Thurn and Taxis,[1] younger son of Maximilian Anton Lamoral, Hereditary Prince of Thurn and Taxis and his wife Duchess Helene in Bavaria, on 15 July 1890 in Budapest, Austria-Hungary. Margarethe Klementine and Albert had eight children:



  1. ^ "1890 Margarethe & Albert of Thurn and Taxis". Grand Ladies: Belle Epoque. Archived from the original on 2017-04-15. Retrieved 2014-04-26.
Archduchess Margarethe Klementine of Austria
Cadet branch of the House of Lorraine
Born: 6 July 1870 Died: 2 May 1952
German nobility
Preceded by Princess consort of Thurn and Taxis
15 July 1890 – 22 January 1952
Succeeded by