|Birth||30 May 1906 (Regensburg, Upper Palatinate, Bavaria, Germany)|
|Death||8 June 1993 (Schwangau, Ostallgäu, Swabia, Bavaria)|
|Politics||Christian Social Union of Bavaria|
Raphael Rainer Karl Maria Joseph Antonius Ignatius Hubertus Lamoral Prince of Thurn and Taxis (30 May 1906 at Regensburg, Germany - 8 June 1993 at Schwangau, Germany) was the sixth son of Albert, 8th Prince of Thurn and Taxis and his wife Archduchess Margarethe Klementine of Austria. He is the father of Prince Max Emanuel of Thurn and Taxis, the heir presumptive to Albert, 12th Prince of Thurn and Taxis.
Raphael Rainer was born at Regensburg, Germany, the sixth son of Albert, 8th Prince of Thurn and Taxis and his wife Archduchess Margarethe Klementine of Austria Prince Raphael Rainer had six brothers and a sister. One of his brothers was Prince Max Emanuel of Thurn and Taxis (1902–1994), a member of the Order of Saint Benedict known as Pater Emmeram. Raphael Rainer received a humanistic education by private teachers.
Marriage and issue
On 24 May 1932 at Regensburg, Raphael Rainer married Princess Margarete of Thurn and Taxis (19 October 1913 Berlin - 16 June 1997 Füssen). Prince Raphael Rainer and his wife Princess Margarete have only one child, a son Prince Max Emanuel of Thurn and Taxis Son Prince Max Emanuel was born on 7 September 1935 at Schloss Bullachberg.
He died on 8 June 1993 at age 87 at Schwangau, Germany.
Titles, styles, honours and arms
Titles and styles
- 30 May 1906 – 8 June 1993: His Serene Highness Prince Raphael Rainer of Thurn and Taxis
- Knight of the Order of Parfaite Amitié
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