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Princess Margarete Karola of Saxony

Princess Margarete Karola Wilhelmine Viktoria Adelheid Albertine Petrusa Bertram Paula, Duchess of Saxony[1][2] (24 January 1900 – 16 October 1962)[1][2] was the fifth child and second-eldest daughter of Frederick Augustus III of Saxony and his wife Archduchess Luise of Austria, Princess of Tuscany and a younger sister of Georg, Crown Prince of Saxony and Friedrich Christian, Margrave of Meissen.[1][2] She was Princess of Hohenzollern from 22 October 1927 until 16 October 1962.

Princess Margarete Karola
Princess of Hohenzollern
Princess Margarete Karola of Saxony.jpg
Born(1900-01-24)24 January 1900
Dresden, Saxony
Died16 October 1962(1962-10-16) (aged 62)
Freiburg im Breisgau, Baden-Württemberg, Germany
SpouseFrederick, Prince of Hohenzollern
IssuePrincess Maria Antonia
Princess Maria Adelgunde of Hohenzollern-Sigmaringen
Princess Maria Theresia
Friedrich Wilhelm, Prince of Hohenzollern
Prince Franz Josef
Prince John George
Prince Ferfried Maximilian
Full name
German: Margarete Karola Wilhelmine Viktoria Adelheid Albertine Petrusa Bertram Paula
FatherFrederick Augustus III of Saxony
MotherArchduchess Luise of Austria, Princess of Tuscany
ReligionRoman Catholicism


Marriage and issueEdit

Margarete Karola married Frederick Victor, Hereditary Prince of Hohenzollern (later Frederick, Prince of Hohenzollern), son of William, Prince of Hohenzollern and his wife Princess Maria Teresa of Bourbon-Two Sicilies, on 2 June 1920 at Schloss Sibyllenort in Sibyllenort, Silesia, Germany.[1][2] Margarete Karola and Frederick had seven children:[1][2]

Name Birth date and place Death date and place
Princess Benedikta Maria Antonia Mathilde Anna of Hohenzollern 19 February 1921
11 October 2011(2011-10-11) (aged 90)
Princess Maria Adelgunde of Hohenzollern-Sigmaringen (married Prince Konstantin of Bavaria and had issue) 19 February 1921
23 May 2006(2006-05-23) (aged 85)
Princess Maria Theresia Ludovika Cecilie Zita Elisabeth Hilda Agnes of Hohenzollern 11 October 1922
Schloss Sigmaringen
13 December 2004(2004-12-13) (aged 82)
Prince Friedrich Wilhelm Ferdinand Joseph Maria Manuel Georg Meinrad Fidelis Benedikt Michael Hubert 3 February 1924
Schloss Umkirch
16 September 2010(2010-09-16) (aged 86)
Prince Franz Josef Hubertus Maria Meinrad Michael of Hohenzollern (married Diana, daughter of Prince Gaetano, youngest child of Robert I, Duke of Parma) 15 March 1926
Schloss Umkirch
13 March 1996(1996-03-13) (aged 69)
Prince Johann Georg Carl Leopold Eitel-Friedrich Meinrad Maria Hubertus Michael of Hohenzollern (married H.R.H. Princess Birgitta of Sweden, daughter of Prince Gustaf Adolf, Duke of Västerbotten and Princess Sibylla of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha also sister of King Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden) 7 April 1932
Schloss Umkirch
2 March 2016(2016-03-02) (aged 83)
Prince Ferfried Maximilian Pius Meinrad Maria Hubert Michael Justinus of Hohenzollern (1943-04-14) 14 April 1943 (age 76)
Schloss Umkirch

Titles, styles, honours and armsEdit

Titles and stylesEdit

  • 24 January 1900 – 2 June 1920: Her Royal Highness Princess Margarete Karola of Saxony, Duchess of Saxony.
  • 2 June 1920 – 22 October 1927: Her Royal Highness The Hereditary Princess of Hohenzollern.
  • 22 October 1927 – 16 October 1962: Her Royal Highness The Princess of Hohenzollern.



  1. ^ a b c d e Darryl Lundy (10 May 2003). "Margarethe Karola Prinzessin von Sachsen". Retrieved 11 December 2008.
  2. ^ a b c d e Paul Theroff. "SAXONY". Paul Theroff's Royal Genealogy Site. Retrieved 11 December 2008.
Princess Margarete Karola of Saxony
Born: 24 January 1900 Died: 16 October 1962
Titles in pretence
Preceded by
Princess Adelgunde of Bavaria
Princess consort of Hohenzollern
Princess consort of Hohenzollern-Sigmaringen
Princess consort of Hohenzollern-Hechingen

22 October 1927 – 16 October 1962
Reason for succession failure:
Principality annexed by the Kingdom of Prussia in 1850
Succeeded by
Princess Margarita of Leiningen