Archduchess María of Austria (b. 1967)

Archduchess María
Princess María of Bourbon-Two Sicilies (more)
Born (1967-04-05) 5 April 1967
Madrid, Spain
Spouse Archduke Simeon of Austria (m. 1996)
Issue Archduke Johannes
Archduke Ludwig
Archduchess Isabelle
Archduchess Carlotta
Archduke Philipp
Full name
María Paloma Diana Irene
House Bourbon-Two Sicilies
Father Infante Carlos, Duke of Calabria
Mother Princess Anne d'Orléans
Religion Roman Catholic

Archduchess María of Austria (née Princess María of Bourbon-Two Sicilies; 5 April 1967[1][2]) is a princess of Bourbon-Two Sicilies and the wife of Archduke Simeon of Austria.


María is the second-eldest daughter[1][2] of Infante Carlos, Duke of Calabria and his wife Princess Anne d'Orléans.[3][4]

Marriage and issue

María married Archduke Simeon of Austria, third eldest child of Archduke Rudolf of Austria and his first wife Countess Xenia Czernichev-Besobrasov, on 13 July 1996 in La Toledana, Spain. The couple has five children:[3][4]

María is also godmother to Count Costantino Secco di Aragona, oldest son of her sister-in-law Archduchess Catharina-Maria of Austria and to Prince Pierre d'Orléans, son of her cousin Prince Eudes, Duke of Angoulême.

Titles, styles, honours, and arms

Royal styles of
Archduchess María of Austria
Reference style Her Imperial and Royal Highness
Spoken style Your Imperial and Royal Highness
Alternative style Ma'am

Titles and styles




  1. 1 2 Darryl Lundy (20 March 2007). "Principessa Maria di Borbone delle Due Sicilie". Archived from the original on 12 October 2008. Retrieved 2008-11-02. External link in |publisher= (help)
  2. 1 2 Paul Theroff. "Two Sicilies". Retrieved 2010-09-12.
  3. 1 2 3 de Badts de Cugnac, Chantal. Coutant de Saisseval, Guy. Le Petit Gotha’’. Nouvelle Imprimerie Laballery, Paris 2002, p. 172-174, 196-197, 404 (French) ISBN 2-9507974-3-1
  4. 1 2 3 Genealogisches Handbuch des Adels, Fürstliche Häuser XV. "Spanien". C.A. Starke Verlag, 1997, pp. 104-105. (German) ISBN 3-7980-0814-0.
  5. Royal Baptism photos 1999

See also

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