Princess Hildegard of Bavaria
|Hildegard of Bavaria|
|Duchess of Teschen|
|Tenure||30 April 1847 – 2 April 1864|
|Born||10 June 1825|
|Died||2 April 1864 (aged 38)|
|Spouse||Archduke Albert, Duke of Teschen|
|Issue||Maria Theresa, Duchess of Württemberg|
|Father||Ludwig I of Bavaria|
|Mother||Therese of Saxe-Hildburghausen|
Princess Hildegard of Bavaria (German: Hildegard Luise Charlotte Theresia Friederike von Bayern; 10 June 1825 – 2 April 1864) was the seventh child and fourth daughter of Ludwig I of Bavaria and Therese of Saxe-Hildburghausen.
On 1 May 1844 in Munich, Hildegard married Archduke Albert of Austria, eldest son of Archduke Charles, Duke of Teschen and Princess Henrietta of Nassau-Weilburg. She thereafter became known as Archduchess Hildegard. She and her husband had 3 children:
|Archduchess Maria Theresa of Austria||15 July 1845||8 October 1927||married Duke Philipp of Württemberg (1838–1917)|
|Archduke Karl of Austria||3 January 1847||19 July 1848||died of smallpox at an early age.|
|Archduchess Mathilda of Austria||25 January 1849||6 June 1867||died in an accident at the age of 18.|
During her stay in Munich for the funeral of her brother King Maximilian II (1811-1864) in March 1864, Archduchess Hildegard became ill with a lung inflammation and pleurisy, and died.