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Infanta Maria Josepha of Portugal

Infanta Maria Josepha of Portugal Portuguese Infanta

Portuguese Infanta
Infanta Maria Josepha of Portugal
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Infanta Maria José of Portugal (Maria José Joana Eulália Leopoldina Adelaide Isabel Carolina Micaela Rafaela Gabriela Francisca de Assis e de Paula Inês Sofia Joaquina Teresa Benedita Bernardina; 19 March 1857 – 11 March 1943), sometimes known in English as Maria Josepha, was a Portuguese infanta, later Duchess in Bavaria by marriage. She was the maternal grandmother of King Leopold III of Belgium.

Life

Maria José was the fourth child and third daughter of King Miguel I of Portugal and his wife Adelaide of Löwenstein-Wertheim-Rosenberg. Among her sisters were Maria Ana, Grand Duchess of Luxemburg and Maria Antónia, Duchess of Parma. Her only brother was Miguel, Duke of Braganza.

On 29 April 1874 she married Karl Theodor, Duke in Bavaria, the younger brother of Empress Elisabeth of Austria.

The couple lived in Munich, where they founded the Herzog Carl Theodor Eye Clinic, that still exists today.

Maria José died in Munich at the age of 85, and is buried in Tegernsee Abbey.

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Titles and styles

  • 19 March 1857 – 29 April 1874: Her Royal Highness Infanta Maria Josepha of Portugal
  • 29 April 1874 – 11 March 1943: Her Royal Highness The Duchess in Bavaria

Ancestry

8. Peter III of Portugal
8. Peter III of Portugal
4. John VI of Portugal and Brazil
9. Maria I of Portugal and Brazil
2. Miguel I of Portugal
10. Charles IV of Spain
5. Infanta Carlota Joaquina of Spain
11. Princess Maria Luisa of Parma
1. Infanta Maria José of Portugal
12. Charles Thomas, Prince of Löwenstein-Wertheim-Rosenberg
6. Constantine, Hereditary Prince of Löwenstein-Wertheim-Rosenberg
13. Countess Sophie of Windisch-Graetz
3. Princess Adelaide of Löwenstein-Wertheim-Rosenberg
14. Karl Ludwig, Prince of Hohenlohe-Langenburg
7. Princess Agnes of Hohenlohe-Langenburg
15. Countess Amalie Henriette of Solms-Baruth
8. Peter III of Portugal
4. John VI of Portugal and Brazil
9. Maria I of Portugal and Brazil
2. Miguel I of Portugal
10. Charles IV of Spain
5. Infanta Carlota Joaquina of Spain
11. Princess Maria Luisa of Parma
1. Infanta Maria José of Portugal
12. Charles Thomas, Prince of Löwenstein-Wertheim-Rosenberg
6. Constantine, Hereditary Prince of Löwenstein-Wertheim-Rosenberg
13. Countess Sophie of Windisch-Graetz
3. Princess Adelaide of Löwenstein-Wertheim-Rosenberg
14. Karl Ludwig, Prince of Hohenlohe-Langenburg
7. Princess Agnes of Hohenlohe-Langenburg
15. Countess Amalie Henriette of Solms-Baruth
4. John VI of Portugal and Brazil
9. Maria I of Portugal and Brazil
2. Miguel I of Portugal
10. Charles IV of Spain
5. Infanta Carlota Joaquina of Spain
11. Princess Maria Luisa of Parma
1. Infanta Maria José of Portugal
12. Charles Thomas, Prince of Löwenstein-Wertheim-Rosenberg
6. Constantine, Hereditary Prince of Löwenstein-Wertheim-Rosenberg
13. Countess Sophie of Windisch-Graetz
3. Princess Adelaide of Löwenstein-Wertheim-Rosenberg
14. Karl Ludwig, Prince of Hohenlohe-Langenburg
7. Princess Agnes of Hohenlohe-Langenburg
15. Countess Amalie Henriette of Solms-Baruth
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https://d-nb.info/gnd/137342004
https://viaf.org/viaf/81545846
https://www.worldcat.org/identities/viaf-81545846
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