Princess Sophie of Liechtenstein

Princess Sophie Marie Gabriele Pia of Liechtenstein (German: Sophie Marie Gabriele Pia, Prinzessin von und zu Liechtenstein) (11 July 1837, Vienna, Austrian Empire – 25 September 1899, Schloss Fischhorn, Zell am See, Salzburg, Austria-Hungary) was a Princess of Liechtenstein and member of the Princely House of Liechtenstein by birth. Through her marriage to Charles VI, Prince of Löwenstein-Wertheim-Rosenberg, Sophie was Princess of Löwenstein-Wertheim-Rosenberg from 4 May 1863 until 25 September 1899 and a member of the House of Löwenstein-Wertheim-Rosenberg.

Princess Sophie
Princess Sophie of Liechtenstein.JPG
Princess consort of Löwenstein-Wertheim-Rosenberg
Tenure4 May 1863 – 25 September 1899
Born(1837-07-11)11 July 1837
Vienna, Austrian Empire
Died25 September 1899(1899-09-25) (aged 62)
Schloss Fischhorn, Zell am See, Salzburg, Austria-Hungary
SpouseCharles, 6th Prince of Löwenstein-Wertheim-Rosenberg
IssuePrincess Franziska
Adelheid, Countess Adalbert Joseph of Schönborn
Princess Agnes
Joseph, Hereditary Prince of Löwenstein-Wertheim-Rosenberg
Maria Theresa, Duchess of Braganza
Aloys, Prince of Löwenstein-Wertheim-Rosenberg
Anna, Princess Felix of Schwarzenberg
Prince Johannes Baptista
Names
German: Sophie Marie Gabriele Pia
HouseLiechtenstein
FatherAloys II, Prince of Liechtenstein
MotherCountess Franziska Kinsky of Wchinitz and Tettau
ReligionRoman Catholicism

FamilyEdit

 
Portrait of Princess Sophie in 1838, age one year. Painted by Friedrich von Amerling.

Sophie was the third eldest child and daughter of Aloys II, Prince of Liechtenstein and his wife Countess Franziska Kinsky of Wchinitz and Tettau. She was an elder sister of Johann II, Prince of Liechtenstein and Franz I, Prince of Liechtenstein.

Marriage and issueEdit

Sophie married Charles, 6th Prince of Löwenstein-Wertheim-Rosenberg, only son and second and youngest child of Constantine, Hereditary Prince of Löwenstein-Wertheim-Rosenberg and his wife Princess Agnes of Hohenlohe-Langenburg, on 4 May 1863 in Vienna. Sophie and Charles had eight children:

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Princess Sophie of Liechtenstein
Born: 11 July 1837 Died: 25 September 1899
German nobility
Preceded by
Countess Sophie of Windisch-Graetz
Princess consort of Löwenstein-Wertheim-Rosenberg
4 May 1863 – 25 September 1899
Succeeded by
Countess Josephine Kinsky of Wchinitz and Tettau