Maria José Joana Eulália Leopoldina Adelaide Isabel Carolina Micaela Rafaela Gabriela Francisca de Assis e de Paula Inês Sofia Joaquina Teresa Benedita Bernardina de Bragança (1857 - 1943) MP

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Birthplace: Bronnbach, Stuttgart, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany
Death: Died in München, Bayern, Deutschland
Occupation: Infanta Maria Josepha of Portugal, Duchess in Bavaria, Infanta of Portugal
Managed by: Arthur Jackson
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About Maria José Joana Eulália Leopoldina Adelaide Isabel Carolina Micaela Rafaela Gabriela Francisca de Assis e de Paula Inês Sofia Joaquina Teresa Benedita Bernardina de Bragança

Infanta Maria Josepha of Portugal

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Infanta Maria José of Portugal (or of Beja or Braganza; full name Maria José Joana Eulália Leopoldina Adelaide Isabel Carolina Micaela Rafaela Gabriela Francisca de Assis e de Paula Inês Sofia Joaquina Teresa Benedita Bernardina of Braganza; March 19, 1857 – Munich, March 11, 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.

[edit]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 II, Duke of Braganza.

She married on April 29, 1874 Karl-Theodor, Duke in Bavaria, the younger brother of Elisabeth of Bavaria, better known as "Sissi".

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

Maria José died in 1943 at the age of 85, and is buried in Tegernsee Abbey.

[edit]Children

Sophie Adelheid (1875-1957)

Elisabeth Gabriele Valérie Marie (1876-1965), future Queen Elisabeth of Belgium, married Albert I of Belgium.

Marie Gabrielle (1878-1912), married Rupprecht, Crown Prince of Bavaria.

Ludwig Wilhelm (1884-1968)

Franz Joseph (1888-1912)

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Maria José de Bragança's Timeline

1857
March 19, 1857
Bronnbach, Stuttgart, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany
1874
April 29, 1874
Age 17
Dresden, Sachsen, Deutschland
1875
February 22, 1875
Age 17
Possenhofen, Bayern, Deutschland(DKR)
1876
July 25, 1876
Age 19
Possenhof, Bayern, Deutschland(DKR)
1878
October 9, 1878
Age 21
Tegernsee, Bavaria
1884
January 17, 1884
Age 26
Tegernsee, Bayern, Bundesrepublik Deutschland
1888
March 23, 1888
Age 31
Bayern, Deutschland(DKR)
1943
March 11, 1943
Age 85
München, Bayern, Deutschland
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Tegernsee, Bayern, Deutschland