Princess Maria Anna of Braganza

Maria Anna of Braganza
Hereditary Princess of Thurn and Taxis
Born (1899-09-03)3 September 1899
Schloss Fischhorn, Zell am See, Salzburg, Austria–Hungary
Died 23 June 1971(1971-06-23) (aged 71)
Feldafing, Bavaria, Germany
Burial Gruftkapelle, Saint Emmeram's Abbey, Regensburg
Spouse Karl August, Hereditary Prince of Thurn and Taxis
Issue Princess Clotilde
Princess Mafalda
Johannes, 11th Prince of Thurn and Taxis
Prince Albert
Full name
Portuguese: Maria Ana Rafaela Micaela Gabriela Lourença de Bragança
House Braganza
Father Miguel, Duke of Braganza
Mother Princess Maria Theresa of Löwenstein-Wertheim-Rosenberg
Religion Roman Catholic

Maria Ana Rafaela Micaela Gabriela Lourença of Braganza, Infanta of Portugal,[1][2] full Portuguese name: Maria Ana Rafaela Micaela Gabriela Lourença de Bragança, Infanta de Portugal[1][2] (3 September 1899 23 June 1971) was a member of the House of Braganza and an Infanta of Portugal by birth. Through her marriage to Karl August, Hereditary Prince of Thurn and Taxis, Maria Ana was a member of the princely House of Thurn and Taxis.


Maria Anna was born at Schloss Fischhorn in Zell am See, Salzburg, Austria–Hungary,[1][2] the daughter of Miguel, Duke of Braganza and his wife Princess Maria Theresa of Löwenstein-Wertheim-Rosenberg.[1][2] Her father was the Miguelist claimant to the throne of Portugal from 1866 to 1920.

Marriage and issue

Maria Anna married Prince Karl August of Thurn and Taxis, third eldest son of Albert, 8th Prince of Thurn and Taxis and his wife Archduchess Margarethe Klementine of Austria, on 18 August 1921 at Schloss Taxis in Dischingen, Baden-Württemberg, Germany.[1][2] Maria Anna and Karl August had four children:[1]

Styles of
Princess Maria Anna of Thurn and Taxis
Reference style Her Royal Highness
Spoken style Your Royal Highness
Alternative style Ma'am

Princess Maria Anna died in Feldafing, Bavaria, Germany.[1][2]

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