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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
Princess of Hohenzollern
Infanta Antónia of Portugal (1845-1913).jpg
Born(1845-02-17)17 February 1845
Palace of Belém, Lisbon, Kingdom of Portugal
Died27 December 1913(1913-12-27) (aged 68)
Sigmaringen, German Empire
SpousePrince Leopold, Prince of Hohenzollern
IssuePrince William, Prince of Hohenzollern
King Ferdinand I of Romania
Prince Karl Anton
Full name
Portuguese: Antónia María Fernanda Micaela Gabriela Rafaela Francisca de Assis Ana Gonzaga Silvina Júlia Augusta de Saxe-Coburgo e Bragança
FatherPrince Ferdinand of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha
MotherQueen Maria II of Portugal
ReligionRoman Catholicism



Princess Antonia of Hohenzollern-Sigmaringen, 1866

Antónia was born in 1845 at the Palace of Belém. 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.

Titles, styles, and honoursEdit

Titles and stylesEdit

  • 17 February 1845 – 12 September 1861: Her Royal Highness Infanta Antónia of Portugal, Princess of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, Duchess in Saxony
  • 12 September 1861 – 3 September 1869: Her Royal Highness The Hereditary Princess of Hohenzollern-Sigmaringen
  • 3 September 1869 – 2 June 1885: Her Royal Highness The Hereditary Princess of Hohenzollern
  • 2 June 1885 – 8 June 1905: Her Royal Highness The Princess of Hohenzollern
  • 8 June 1905 – 27 December 1913: Her Royal Highness The Dowager Princess of Hohenzollern




  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"

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Infanta Antónia of Portugal
Born: 17 February 1845 Died: 27 December 1913
Titles in pretence
Preceded by
Princess Josephine of Baden
Princess consort of Hohenzollern
Princess consort of Hohenzollern-Sigmaringen
Princess consort of Hohenzollern-Hechingen

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