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Princess Clementine von Metternich-Sándor Winneburg (27 June 1870 – 25 October 1963) was an Austrian aristocrat.

Clementine von Metternich-Sándor
Full name
Clementine Marie Melanie Sofie Leontine Crescentia
Born(1870-06-27)27 June 1870
Died25 October 1963(1963-10-25) (aged 93)
Schloss Corvey
North Rhine-Westphalia
West Germany
Noble familyMetternich
FatherRichard, 2nd Prince of Metternich-Winneburg zu Beilstein
MotherCountess Pauline Sándor de Szlavnicza

BiographyEdit

She was born on 27 June 1870 into the House of Metternich. Her father was the Austrian diplomat Richard, 2nd Prince of Metternich-Winneburg zu Beilstein. Her mother was Countess Pauline Sándor de Szlavnicza, an Austrian socialite. Her mother was the daughter of her father's half-sister, Princess Leontine von Metternich-Winneburg. As a child she was badly injured after being attacked by a dog.[1]

As an adult, she adopted her grand nephew, Prince Franz Albrecht von Hohenlohe, who was the son of her niece, Princess Elisabeth von Oettingen-Oettingen und Oettingen-Spielberg, and Victor III, Duke of Ratibor.[1][2]

Metternich-Sándor died on 25 October 1963 at Schloss Corvey in Germany. Prior to her death, Metternich-Sándor was the last surviving grandchild of Klemens, Prince of Metternich-Winneburg zu Beilstein.[3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Princess Pauline Clémentine von Metternich". Realhistoryww.com. Retrieved 8 June 2019.
  2. ^ "House of Metternich-Winneburg". Almanachdegotha.org. Retrieved 8 June 2019.
  3. ^ "Princess Clementine Dies; Metternich's Grandchild, 94". Nytimes.com. 26 October 1963. Retrieved 8 June 2019.