Aloys II

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Aloys II, born Aloys Maria Josef Johann Baptista Joachim Philipp Nerius (25/26 May 1796 – 12 November 1858), was the sovereign Prince of Liechtenstein between 1836 and 1858.[1] He was a son of Johann I Joseph, Prince of Liechtenstein (1802–1836) and Landgravine Josepha of Fürstenberg-Weitra, nephew of Aloys I and father of Johann II and Franz I. Alois contributed actively to Liechtenstein's economic and political development.

Aloys II
Portrait of Alois II of Liechtenstein, Friedrich Schilcher (1858).jpg
Late 1850's portrait of Aloys II
Prince of Liechtenstein
Reign20 April 1836 – 12 November 1858
PredecessorJohann I
SuccessorJohann II
Born(1796-05-26)26 May 1796
Vienna, Holy Roman Empire
Died12 November 1858(1858-11-12) (aged 62)
Eisgrub, Moravia
Burial
Church of the Nativity of the Virgin Mary, Brno
SpouseCountess Franziska Kinsky of Wchinitz and Tettau
Issue
among others...
Sophie, Princess of Löwenstein-Wertheim-Rosenberg
Johann II, Prince of Liechtenstein
Princess Henriette
Princess Theresa
Franz I, Prince of Liechtenstein
Names
Aloys Maria Josef Johann Baptista Joachim Philipp Nerius
HouseLiechtenstein
FatherJohann I Joseph, Prince of Liechtenstein
MotherLandgravine Josepha of Fürstenberg-Weitra

BackgroundEdit

Prince Aloys was born in Vienna to Prince Johann I Joseph of Liechtenstein and Landgravine Josepha of Fürstenberg-Weitra. His father was at the time of his birth a colonel in the Austrian army, and since became a field marshal before becoming the ruling prince of Liechtenstein in 1805. Aloys at the same time became the heir apparent.

Marriage and issueEdit

Aloys married Countess Franziska Kinsky of Wchinitz and Tettau (Vienna, 8 August 1813 – Vienna, 5 February 1881) on 8 August 1831 in Vienna. They had 11 children; nine daughters and two sons:

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Rulers of Liechtenstein". Genealogy. Retrieved 7 March 2021.

External linksEdit

Aloys II
Born: 26 May 1796 Died: 12 November 1858
Regnal titles
Preceded by
Johann I Joseph
Prince of Liechtenstein
1836–1858
Succeeded by
Johann II