Princess Margaretha of Saxony, Archduchess of Austria

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About Princess Margaretha of Saxony, Archduchess of Austria

  • Full name: German: Margaretha Karoline Friederike Cecilie Auguste Amalie Josephine Elisabeth Maria Johanna
  • Full title:

Archduchess and Princess Margaretha of Austria; Princess Margaretha of Hungary, Bohemia, and Tuscany

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Princess Margaretha of Saxony, Duchess of Saxony was the eighth child and fifth eldest daughter of John of Saxony and his wife Amalie Auguste of Bavaria and a younger sister of Albert of Saxony and George of Saxony. She was born in Dresden, then in the Kingdom of Saxony. Through her marriage to Archduke Charles Louis of Austria, Margaretha was a member of the House of Habsburg-Lorraine and an Archduchess and Princess of Austria and Princess of Hungary, Croatia, Bohemia, and Tuscany.

Margaretha married Archduke Charles Louis of Austria, third eldest son of Archduke Franz Karl of Austria and his wife Princess Sophie of Bavaria, on 4 November 1856 in Dresden. The marriage was happy, but only lasted two years and remained childless.

On a trip to Italy, Margaretha contracted typhoid. She died on 15 September 1858 at the age of 18 in Monza. Her heart was interred in the Hofkapelle in Innsbruck.

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Princess Margaretha of Saxony, Archduchess of Austria's Timeline

1840
May 24, 1840
Dresden, Sachsen, Deutschland(HRR)
1858
September 15, 1858
Age 18
Monza, Lombardo-Veneto