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Infanta Antónia of Portugal

Infanta Antónia of Portugal

Portuguese princess
The basics
Quick Facts
Intro Portuguese princess
Countries Portugal
Occupations Draughtsperson
Gender female
Birth 17 February 1845 (Belém Palace, Santa Maria de Belém, Lisbon)
Death 27 December 1913 (Sigmaringen, Sigmaringen, Tübingen, Baden-Württemberg)
Star sign Aquarius
Mother: Maria II of Portugal
Father: Fernando II of Portugal
Spouse: LeopoldPrince of Hohenzollern
Children: Ferdinand of RomaniaWilliamPrince of HohenzollernPrince Karl Anton of Hohenzollern
The details

Infanta Antónia of Portugal (or of Braganza; Portuguese pronunciation: [ɐ̃ˈtɔniɐ]; Antónia María Fernanda Micaela Gabriela Rafaela Francisca de Assis Ana Gonzaga Silvéria Júlia Augusta de Saxe-Coburgo e Bragança; Lisbon, 17 February 1845 – Sigmaringen, 27 December 1913), was a Portuguese infanta (princess) of the House of Braganza, daughter of Queen Maria II of Portugal and her King consort Ferdinand II of Portugal. Through her father, she also held the titles of Princess of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha and Duchess of Saxony.


Antónia was born in 1845 at the Palace of Belém. She married Leopold, Prince of Hohenzollern-Sigmaringen on 12 September 1861. They had three sons;

  • William (1864–1927), who succeeded as Prince of Hohenzollern; married (1) Princess Maria Teresa of Bourbon-Two Sicilies (2) Princess Adelgunde of Bavaria
  • Ferdinand (1865–1927), later King of Romania; married Princess Marie of Edinburgh
  • Karl Anton (1868–1919), married Princess Josephine Caroline of Belgium

Antónia of Braganza died in the German Empire in 1913.

Titles, styles, honours and arms

Titles and styles

  • 17 February 1845 – 12 September 1861: Her Royal Highness Infanta Antónia of Portugal, Princess of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, Duchess in Saxony
  • 12 September 1861 – 3 September 1869: Her Royal Highness The Hereditary Princess of Hohenzollern-Sigmaringen
  • 3 September 1869 – 2 June 1885: Her Royal Highness The Hereditary Princess of Hohenzollern
  • 2 June 1885 – 8 June 1905: Her Royal Highness The Princess of Hohenzollern
  • 8 June 1905 – 27 December 1913: Her Royal Highness The Dowager Princess of Hohenzollern


  • Dame of the Order of Louise
  • Dame of the Order of Queen Maria Luisa


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