Maria Josepha, Princess of Saxony

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Name
Maria Josepha, Princess of Saxony Gender: F
M. J. Luise Philippine Elisabeth Pia Angelika Marg
born on 31 May 1867 at 02:00 (= 02:00 AM )
Place Dresden, Germany, 51n03, 13e44
Timezone LMT m13e44 (is local mean time)
Data source
News report
Rodden Rating A
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_gemcol.18.gif 09°05' s_mo.18.gif s_taucol.18.gif 02°57 Asc.s_aricol.18.gif 18°39'



Princess of Saxony Maria Josepha

Biography

Saxon princess by birth and Archduchess and Princess of Austria, Hungary, Bohemia, and Tuscany by marriage to Archduke Otto Francis. She was the mother of Archduke Karl Franz of Austria, the last Emperor of Austria.

Maria Josepha was the fifth child of the future King Georg of Saxony (1832–1904) and Infanta Maria Anna of Portugal (1843–1884).

The wife of the notoriously womanizing "gorgeous Archduke," she herself entered into a relationship with the actor Otto Tressler, who had been presented to her by the emperor Franz Joseph, who felt sorry for her because of the adultery of her spouse.

During World War I she nursed the wounded in the Augarten Palace of Vienna, which had been converted into a hospital.

In 1919 she left Austria with her son Emperor Karl I of Austria and his wife, Zita of Bourbon-Parma, and went into exile with them. She lived first in Switzerland and from 1921 in Germany.

She died at Schloss Wildenwart, Upper Bavaria, on 28 May 1944, aged 76.

Link to Wikipedia biography

Relationships

Events

  • Relationship : Marriage 2 October 1886 (Otto, Archduke of Austria)
    chart Placidus Equal_H.
  • Death of Mate 1 November 1906 (Otto, Archduke of Austria)
    chart Placidus Equal_H.

Source Notes

Sy Scholfield quotes from two news reports: The Times (London, England), 31 May 1867, p. 12: "Dresden, May 31. ... Princess Mary Anne ... was safely delivered of a daughter this morning at 2 o'clock."; and Wiener Zeitung (Vienna Times), 31 May 1867, p. 3: "Telegramm der „Wiener Abendpost"» Dresden, 31. Mai. Ihre königl. Hoheit Prin zessin Georg ist heute früh 2 Uhr von einer Prinzessin glücklich entbunden worden." (Telegram to the "Wiener Abendpost": Dresden, May 31. Her Royal Highness Princess Georg was happily delivered of a princess at 2 o'clock this morning).

Categories

  • Family : Relationship : Number of Marriages (One)
  • Family : Relationship : Stress - Extramarital affairs
  • Family : Parenting : Kids 1-3 (Two)
  • Notable : Famous : Royal family (House of Wettin)