Infanta Antónia of Portugal

Infanta Antónia of Portugal (or of Braganza; Portuguese pronunciation: [ɐ̃ˈtɔniɐ]; Antónia María Fernanda Micaela Gabriela Rafaela Francisca de Assis Ana Gonzaga Silvéria Júlia Augusta de Saxe-Coburgo e Bragança; 17 February 1845 – 27 December 1913) was a Portuguese infanta (princess) of the House of Braganza,[1] daughter of Queen Maria II of Portugal and her King consort Ferdinand II of Portugal. Through her father, she also held the titles of Princess of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha and Duchess of Saxony.

Infanta Antónia
Hereditary Princess of Romania
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Princess of Hohenzollern
Tenure2 June 1885 – 8 June 1905
Born(1845-02-17)17 February 1845
Belém Palace, Lisbon, Portugal
Died27 December 1913(1913-12-27) (aged 68)
Sigmaringen, German Empire
(m. 1861; died 1905)
IssueWilliam, Prince of Hohenzollern
Ferdinand I of Romania
Prince Karl Anton
Portuguese: Antónia María Fernanda Micaela Gabriela Rafaela Francisca de Assis Ana Gonzaga Silvina Júlia Augusta de Saxe-Coburgo e Bragança
FatherFerdinand II of Portugal
MotherMaria II of Portugal
ReligionRoman Catholicism


Princess Antonia of Hohenzollern-Sigmaringen, 1866

Antónia was born in 1845 at the Palace of Belém, she was the sixth child of twelve, and the third girl. She married Leopold, Prince of Hohenzollern-Sigmaringen on 12 September 1861. They had three sons;

Antónia of Braganza died in the German Empire in 1913.

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  1. ^ a b "While remaining patrilineal dynasts of the duchy of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha according to pp. 88, 116 of the 1944 Almanach de Gotha, Title 1, Chapter 1, Article 5 of the 1838 Portuguese constitution declared, with respect to Ferdinand II of Portugal's issue by his first wife, that 'the Most Serene House of Braganza is the reigning house of Portugal and continues through the Person of the Lady Queen Maria II'. Thus their mutual descendants constitute the Coburg line of the House of Braganza"
  2. ^ a b c d e Hof- und Staats-Handbuch des Königreich Preußen (1908), Genealogy p. 6
  3. ^ Königlich Preussische Ordensliste (in German), 3, Berlin, 1877, p. 1255 – via
  4. ^ "Real orden de Damas Nobles de la Reina Maria Luisa". Guía Oficial de España (in Spanish). 1887. p. 166. Retrieved 21 March 2019.
Infanta Antónia of Portugal
Born: 17 February 1845 Died: 27 December 1913
Titles in pretence
Preceded by
Princess Josephine of Baden
Princess of Hohenzollern
Princess of Hohenzollern-Sigmaringen
Princess of Hohenzollern-Hechingen
Countess of Hohenzollern-Haigerloch

2 June 1885 – 8 June 1905
Reason for succession failure:
Principality annexed by the Kingdom of Prussia in 1850
Succeeded by
Princess Maria Teresa of Bourbon-Two Sicilies