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Princess Anna of Saxony (1836–1859)

Saxon princess
The basics
Date of birth Dresden
Date of death Feb 10, 1859 Naples
Mother: Amalie Auguste of Bavaria
Sister(s): Princess Margaretha of Saxony Princess Sophie of Saxony Princess Elisabeth of Saxony
Spouse: Ferdinand IV Grand Duke of Tuscany
Father: John of Saxony
Authority VIAF id
The details

Princess Anna Maria Maximiliane Stephania Karoline Johanna Luisa Xaveria Nepomucena Aloysia Benedicta of Saxony, Duchess of Saxony (Full German name: Prinzessin Anna Maria Maximiliane Stephania Karoline Johanna Luisa Xaveria Nepomucena Aloysia Benedicta von Sachsen, Herzogin zu Sachsen) (born 4 January 1836 in Dresden, Kingdom of Saxony; died 10 February 1859 in Naples, Kingdom of the Two Sicilies) was the seventh child and fourth eldest daughter of John of Saxony and his wife Amalie Auguste of Bavaria and a younger sister of Albert of Saxony and George of Saxony. Through her marriage to Archduke Ferdinand, Hereditary Prince of Tuscany, Anna was a member of the House of Habsburg-Lorraine and an Archduchess and Princess of Austria and Princess of Hungary, Croatia, Bohemia, and Tuscany. Ann died shortly before her husband succeeded his father as Grand Duke of Tuscany.

Marriage and issue

Anna married the future Ferdinand IV, Grand Duke of Tuscany, eldest son of Leopold II, Grand Duke of Tuscany and his wife Princess Maria Antonia of the Two Sicilies, on 24 November 1856 in Dresden. Anna and Ferdinand had two children:

  • Archduchess Maria Antonietta Leopoldina Annunziata Anna Amalia Giuseppa Giovanna Immacolata Tecla (Maria Antoinette Leopoldina Annunziata Anna Amalia Josepha Johanna Immaculata Thekla) (Florence, 10 January 1858 - Cannes, 13 April 1883)
  • Stillborn daughter (born and died 1859)
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Titles, styles, honours and arms

Titles and styles

  • 4 January 1836 – 24 November 1856: Her Royal Highness Princess Anna of Saxony, Duchess of Saxony
  • 24 November 1856 – 10 February 1859: Her Imperial and Royal Highness The Hereditary Grand Duchess of Tuscany, Archduchess and Princess Imperial of Austria, Princess Royal of Hungary and Bohemia, Princess and Duchess of Saxony


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