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Archduchess Rosa of Austria

Archduchess Rosa of Austria
Duchess of Württemberg

Spouse Philipp Albrecht, Duke of Württemberg
Issue
Duchess Helene
Duke Ludwig Albrecht
Duchess Elisabeth
Duchess Marie Therese
Carl, Duke of Württemberg
Duchess Maria Antonia
Full name
German: Rosa Maria Antonie Roberta Josepha Anna Walburga Carmela Ignazia Rita de Cascia
House House of Habsburg-Lorraine
House of Württemberg
Father Archduke Peter Ferdinand, Prince of Tuscany
Mother Princess Maria Cristina of Bourbon-Two Sicilies
Born (1906-09-22)22 September 1906
Parsch, Salzburg, Salzburg, Austria–Hungary
Died 17 September 1983(1983-09-17) (aged 76)
Friedrichshafen, Baden-Württemberg, Germany

Archduchess Rosa Maria Antonie Roberta Josepha Anna Walburga Carmela Ignazia Rita de Cascia of Austria,[1][2] full German name: Rosa Maria Antonie Roberta Josepha Anna Walburga Carmela Ignazia Rita de Cascia, Erzherzogin von Österreich[1][2] (22 September 1906, Parsch, Salzburg, Salzburg, Austria–Hungary[1][2] – 17 September 1983, Friedrichshafen, Baden-Württemberg, Germany[1][2]) was a member of the Tuscan branch of the House of Habsburg-Lorraine and an Archduchess of Austria and Princess of Bohemia, Hungary, and Tuscany by birth. Through her marriage to Philipp Albrecht, Duke of Württemberg, Rosa was also a member of the House of Württemberg and Duchess consort of Württemberg.

Early life

Rosa was the youngest child and third daughter of Archduke Peter Ferdinand, Prince of Tuscany and his wife Princess Maria Cristina of Bourbon-Two Sicilies.[1][2] Rosa was raised with her three siblings in Salzburg and Vienna until the end of World War I in 1918 when her family emigrated and moved to Lucerne, Switzerland.

Marriage and issue

Rosa married Philipp Albrecht, Duke of Württemberg, eldest child and son of Albrecht, Duke of Württemberg and his wife Archduchess Margarete Sophie of Austria, on 1 August 1928 in Friedrichshafen.[1][2] Rosa and Philipp Albrecht had two sons and four daughters:[1]

Titles, styles, honours and arms

Titles and styles

  • 22 September 1906 – 1 August 1928: Her Imperial and Royal Highness Archduchess and Princess Rosa of Austria; Princess Rosa of Hungary, Bohemia, and Tuscany
  • 1 August 1928 – 31 October 1939: Her Imperial and Royal Highness The Hereditary Duchess of Württemberg, Archduchess and Princess of Austria; Princess Rosa of Hungary, Bohemia, and Tuscany
  • 31 October 1939 – 17 April 1975: Her Imperial and Royal Highness The Duchess of Württemberg, Archduchess and Princess of Austria; Princess Rosa of Hungary, Bohemia, and Tuscany
  • 17 April 1975 – 17 September 1983: Her Imperial and Royal Highness The Dowager Duchess of Württemberg, Archduchess and Princess of Austria; Princess Rosa of Hungary, Bohemia, and Tuscany

Ancestry

References

Archduchess Rosa of Austria
Cadet branch of the House of Lorraine
Born: 22 September 1906 Died: 17 September 1983
Titles in pretence
Vacant
Title last held by
Charlotte of Schaumburg-Lippe
— TITULAR —
Queen consort of Württemberg
31 October 1939 – 17 April 1975
Succeeded by
Diane of Orléans
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