Joseph of Austria, Palatine of Hungary

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Joseph of Austria, Palatine of Hungary Gender: M
Joseph Anton Johann Baptist
born on 9 March 1776 at 16:00 (= 4:00 PM )
Place Florence, Italy, 43n46, 11e15
Timezone LMT m11e15 (is local mean time)
Data source
News report
Rodden Rating A
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_piscol.18.gif 19°40' s_mo.18.gif s_scocol.18.gif 06°27 Asc.s_leocol.18.gif 27°43'

Palatine of Hungary Joseph of Austria (1846)


Archduke of Austria by birth, and the Palatine of Hungary from 1796 to 1847. He was the seventh son of Leopold II, Holy Roman Emperor and Maria Louisa of Spain.

Joseph married the Grand Duchess Alexandra Pavlovna of Russia (1783–1801), on 30 October 1799 at Saint Petersburg. He was 23 years old, while she was 16. She died of puerperal fever soon after delivering a stillborn daughter, the Archduchess Alexandrine of Austria, on 9 March 1801 in Buda.

Joseph's second wife was Princess Hermine of Anhalt-Bernburg-Schaumburg-Hoym (1797–1817). They were married on 30 August 1815 at Schaumburg Castle, when he was 39 and she was 17. She died in childbirth two years later. Both of Joseph's children with Hermine died unmarried and without issue.

Joseph third wife was the Duchess Maria Dorothea of Württemberg, whom he wed on 24 August 1819 at Kirchheim unter Teck. He was 43 years old, and she was 21. They were the parents of five children.

Joseph had one illegitimate son, Gavio Clùtos (2 March 1810 – January 1859).

Joseph died on 13 January 1847, aged 70, in Buda, Kingdom of Hungary.

Link to Wikipedia biography



Source Notes

Sy Scholfield forwarded news report from "Wiener Zeitung," 23 March 1776, p. 3: "Florenz den 11. März. Samstags gezen 4 Uhr Nachmittags sind Ihre königl. Hoheit unsre theuerste Landesmutter von einer jungen Erzherzoge glücklich entbunden worden." (Florence, 11 March. On Saturday afternoon, at around 4 o'clock, Our dearest mother of the country was happily delivered of a young archduke).


  • Family : Relationship : Number of Marriages (Three)
  • Family : Parenting : Kids more than 3 (Nine)
  • Notable : Famous : Royal family (House of Habsburg-Lorraine)