Gottfried von Österreich-Toskana, Erzherzog von Österreich

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Gottfried Maria Joseph Peter Ferdinand Hubert Anton Rupert Leopold Heinrich Ignaz Alfons von Habsburg-Lothringen

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Birthplace: Linz, Oberösterreich, Österreich
Death: Died in Bad Ischl, Oberösterreich, Österreich
Immediate Family:

Son of Peter Ferdinand, Erzherzog von Österreich and Maria Cristina di Borbone-Due Sicilie
Husband of Princess Dorothea of Bavaria
Father of Archduchess Elisabeth of Austria; <private> Austria; <private> Austria and <private> Austria
Brother of Archduchess Helena of Austria; Georg, Erzherzog von Österreich and Rosa Habsburg

Occupation: Archduke of Austria; Grand Duke of Tuscany (Nov. 8, 1948 - Jan. 21, 1984), Archduke of Austria; Head of the House of Habsburg-Tuscany (Nov. 8
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Immediate Family

About Gottfried von Österreich-Toskana, Erzherzog von Österreich

Full name

  • German: Gottfried Maria Joseph Peter Ferdinand Hubert Anton Rupert Leopold Heinrich Ignaz Alfons
  • House House of Habsburg-Lorraine
  • Father Archduke Peter Ferdinand of Austria
  • Mother Princess Maria Cristina of Bourbon-Two Sicilies
  • Born 14 March 1902
  • Archduke Gottfried of Austria (German: Gottfried Maria Joseph Peter Ferdinand Hubert Anton Rupert Leopold Heinrich Ignaz Alfons, Erzherzog von Österreich, Prinz von Toskana[1][2]) (14 March 1902, Linz, Upper Austria, Austria–Hungary[1][2] – 21 January 1984, Bad Ischl, Upper Austria, Austria[1][2]) was a member of the Tuscan line of the House of Habsburg-Lorraine and Archduke and Prince of Austria, Prince of Hungary, Bohemia, and Tuscany by birth. Gottfried was the titular Grand Duke of Tuscany from 8 November 1948 to 21 January 1984.

Family

  • Gottfried was the eldest child and son[1][2] of Archduke Peter Ferdinand of Austria and his wife Princess Maria Cristina of Bourbon-Two Sicilies.[1][2] Gottfried was raised with his three siblings in Salzburg and Vienna until the end of World War I in 1918 when his family emigrated and moved to Lucerne, Switzerland.

Marriage and issue

  • Gottfried married Princess Dorothea of Bavaria, fifth child and fourth daughter of Prince Franz of Bavaria and his wife Princess Isabella Antonie of Croÿ, on 2 August 1938 civilly and religiously on 3 August 1938 in Sárvár, Kingdom of Hungary.[1][2] Gottfried and Dorothea had four children together:[1][2]
  • Archduchess Elisabeth of Austria, Princess of Tuscany (born 2 October 1939)
  • Archduchess Alice of Austria, Princess of Tuscany (born 29 April 1941)
  • Archduke Leopold Franz of Austria, Prince of Tuscany (born 25 October 1942)
  • Archduchess Maria Antoinette of Austria, Princess of Tuscany (born 16 September 1950)

Titles and styles

14 March 1902 – 8 November 1948: His Imperial and Royal Highness Archduke and Prince Gottfried of Austria; Prince Gottfried of Hungary, Bohemia, and Tuscany

8 November 1948 - 21 January 1984: His Imperial and Royal Highness The Grand Duke of Tuscany

Honours

  • Knight of the Austrian Order of the Golden Fleece - Austrian branch
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Gottfried von Österreich-Toskana, Erzherzog von Österreich's Timeline

1902
March 14, 1902
Linz, Oberösterreich, Österreich
1939
October 2, 1939
Age 37
1984
January 21, 1984
Age 81
Bad Ischl, Oberösterreich, Österreich