Archduchess Elisabeth Franziska of Austria

Archduchess Elisabeth Franziska Maria of Austria (17 January 1831 14 February 1903) was born in Ofen (Buda), Hungary, the daughter of Palatine Joseph of Hungary (1776–1847) and his third wife Maria Dorothea of Württemberg (1797–1855).

Archduchess Elisabeth Franziska
Born(1831-01-17)17 January 1831
Buda, Kingdom of Hungary
Died14 February 1903(1903-02-14) (aged 72)
Albertina, Austria-Hungary
Burial
SpouseArchduke Ferdinand Karl Viktor of Austria-Este
Archduke Karl Ferdinand of Austria
IssueMaria Theresia, Queen of Bavaria
Archduke Franz Joseph
Archduke Friedrich, Duke of Teschen
Maria Cristina, Queen of Spain
Archduke Charles Stephen
Archduke Eugen
Archduchess Maria Eleonora
Full name
Elisabeth Franziska Maria
HouseHabsburg-Lorraine
FatherArchduke Joseph, Palatine of Hungary
MotherDuchess Maria Dorothea von Württemberg
ReligionRoman Catholicism

First marriage

Her first marriage, on 4 October 1847 in Vienna, was to her second cousin Archduke Ferdinand Karl Viktor of Austria-Este (1821–1849), by whom she had one daughter:

Second marriage

Her second marriage, on 18 April 1854, in Vienna, was to her first cousin Archduke Karl Ferdinand of Austria (1818–1874) by whom she had six children:

Elisabeth died at her son's palais, the Albertina, Vienna, of pneumonia. She is buried in Baden bei Wien, where there is a street named after her.

Ancestry

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