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Princess Maria Theresa of Löwenstein-Wertheim-Rosenberg


Princess Maria Theresa of Löwenstein-Wertheim-Rosenberg

Princess Maria Theresa of Löwenstein-Wertheim-Rosenberg
Duchess of Braganza

Spouse Miguel, Duke of Braganza
Isabel Maria, Princess of Thurn and Taxis
Princess Maria Benedita of Braganza
Princess Mafalda of Braganza
Maria Anna, Hereditary Princess of Thurn and Taxis
Princess Maria Antónia, Mrs. Sidney Ashley Chanler
Princess Filippa Maria of Braganza
Duarte Nuno, Duke of Braganza
Princess Maria Adelaide, Mrs. Nicolaas van Uden
Full name
German: Maria Theresa
House House of Löwenstein-Wertheim-Rosenberg
House of Braganza
Father Charles, 6th Prince of Löwenstein-Wertheim-Rosenberg
Mother Princess Sophie of Liechtenstein
Born (1870-01-04)4 January 1870
Rome, Papal States
Died 17 January 1935(1935-01-17) (aged 65)
Vienna, Federal State of Austria

Princess Maria Theresa of Löwenstein-Wertheim-Rosenberg[1][2] (German: Maria Theresa, Prinzessin von Löwenstein-Wertheim-Rosenberg[2]) (4 January 1870, Rome, Papal States[1][2] – 17 January 1935, Vienna, Federal State of Austria[1][2]) was a Princess of Löwenstein-Wertheim-Rosenberg and a member of the House of Löwenstein-Wertheim-Rosenberg by birth and an Infanta of Portugal, Duchess consort of Braganza, and titular Queen consort of Portugal through her marriage to Miguel, Duke of Braganza, Miguelist claimant to the throne of Portugal from 1866 to 1920.


Maria Theresa was the fifth child and fourth daughter[1][2] of Charles, 6th Prince of Löwenstein-Wertheim-Rosenberg, brother of titular Queen consort of Portugal Adelaide of Löwenstein-Wertheim-Rosenberg, and his wife Princess Sophie of Liechtenstein.[1][2] Maria Theresa was an elder sister of Aloys, 7th Prince of Löwenstein-Wertheim-Rosenberg.[1][2]

Marriage and issue

Maria Theresa married her first cousin Miguel, Duke of Braganza, only son and second eldest child[1][2] of Miguel of Portugal and his wife Adelaide of Löwenstein-Wertheim-Rosenberg,[1][2] on 8 November 1893 in Kleinheubach, Kingdom of Bavaria.[1][2] Maria Theresa and Miguel had eight children:

Titles, styles, honours and arms

Titles and styles

  • 4 January 1870 – 8 November 1893: Her Serene Highness Princess Maria Theresa of Löwenstein-Wertheim-Rosenberg
  • 8 November 1893 – 11 October 1927: Her Royal Highness The Princess Royal of Portugal, Duchess of Braganza
  • 11 October 1927 – 17 January 1935: Her Royal Highness The Dowager Princess Royal of Portugal, Dowager Duchess of Braganza



Princess Maria Theresa of Löwenstein-Wertheim-Rosenberg
Cadet branch of the House of Löwenstein-Wertheim
Born: 4 January 1870 Died: 17 January 1935
Titles in pretence
Preceded by
Elisabeth of Thurn and Taxis
Queen consort of Portugal
Miguelist line

8 November 1893 – 11 October 1927
Succeeded by
Maria Francisca of Orléans-Braganza
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