Marie Antoinette Murat

Marie Antoinette Murat, French: Marie Antoinette Murat, Princesse Murat (3 January 1793, Labastide-Murat, Lot, French Republic – 19 January 1847, Sigmaringen, Principality of Hohenzollern-Sigmaringen) was a member of the House of Murat. Through her marriage to Charles, Prince of Hohenzollern-Sigmaringen, Marie Antoinette was also a member of the House of Hohenzollern-Sigmaringen and Princess consort of Hohenzollern-Sigmaringen. Marie Antoinette was the niece of Joachim Murat, King of Naples from 1808 to 1815 and a brother-in-law of Napoleon Bonaparte, through marriage to Napoleon's youngest sister, Caroline Bonaparte.

Marie Antoinette Murat
Princess of Hohenzollern-Sigmaringen
Antoinette Murat Fürstin von Hohenzollern-Sigmaringen.jpg
Born(1793-01-03)3 January 1793
Labastide-Murat, Lot, French Republic
Died19 January 1847(1847-01-19) (aged 54)
Sigmaringen, Principality of Hohenzollern-Sigmaringen
SpouseCharles, Prince of Hohenzollern-Sigmaringen
IssuePrincess Karoline
Charles Anthony, Prince of Hohenzollern
Princess Amalie
Princess Friederike
Full name
Marie Antoinette
FatherPierre Murat
MotherLouise d'Astorg


Marie Antoinette was a daughter of Pierre Murat (elder brother of Joachim Murat, King of the Two Sicilies) and his wife Louise d'Astorg.

Marriage and issueEdit

Marie Antoinette married Charles, Hereditary Prince of Hohenzollern-Sigmaringen, eldest son of Anton Aloys, Prince of Hohenzollern-Sigmaringen and his wife Princess Amalie Zephyrine of Salm-Kyrburg, on 4 February 1808 in Paris. Marie Antoinette and Charles had four children:

Titles and stylesEdit

  • 3 January 1793 – 28 January 1808: Marie-Antoinette Murat
  • 28 January 1808 – 4 February 1808: Her Imperial Highness Marie-Antoinette, French Princess[1]
  • 4 February 1808–17 October 1831: Her Serene Highness The Hereditary Princess of Hohenzollern-Sigmaringen
  • 17 October 1831 – 19 January 1847: Her Serene Highness The Princess of Hohenzollern-Sigmaringen



  1. ^ Joseph Valynseele, Raoul de Warren, Hervé Pinoteau, Le sang des Bonaparte, Paris, 1954, p. 75.
Marie Antoinette Murat
Born: 5 January 1793 Died: 19 January 1847
German nobility
Preceded by
Amalie Zephyrine of Salm-Kyrburg
Princess consort of Hohenzollern-Sigmaringen
1831 – 19 January 1847
Succeeded by
Princess Katharina of Hohenlohe-Waldenburg-Schillingsfürst