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Princess Clotilde of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha

Austrian archduchess
The basics
Date of birth Neuilly-sur-Seine
Date of death Jul 03, 1927 Alcsútdoboz
Mother: Princess Clémentine of Orléans
Father: Prince August of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha
Spouse: Archduke Joseph Karl of Austria
Brother(s): Ferdinand I of Bulgaria Prince Ludwig August of Saxe-Coburg-Kohary Prince Philipp of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha
Children: Archduchess Margarethe Klementine of Austria Archduchess Maria Dorothea of Austria Archduke Joseph August of Austria László Habsburg–Lotaringiai
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The details

Princess Marie Adelheid Amalie Clotilde of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, full German name: Marie Adelheid Amalie Clotilde, Prinzessin von Sachsen-Coburg und Gotha, Herzogin zu Sachsen (8 July 1846, Neuilly-sur-Seine, Île-de-France, Kingdom of the French – 3 June 1927, Alcsút, Hungary) was a Princess of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha by birth and an Archduchess of Austria through her marriage to Archduke Joseph Karl of Austria.


Clotilde with her brother, Tsar Ferdinand of Bulgaria, and nephew Kiril

Clotilde was the third child and eldest daughter of Prince August of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha and his wife Princess Clémentine of Orléans. Her youngest brother was Ferdinand I of Bulgaria.

Marriage and issue

Clotilde married Archduke Joseph Karl of Austria, second son of Archduke Joseph, Palatine of Hungary and his wife Duchess Maria Dorothea of Württemberg, on 12 May 1864 in Coburg. Clotilde and Joseph Karl had seven children:

  • Archduchess Elisabeth Klementine of Austria (18 March 1865–7 January 1866)
  • Archduchess Maria Dorothea (14 June 1867–6 April 1932)
  • Archduchess Margarethe Klementine (6 July 1870–2 May 1955)
  • Archduke Joseph August Viktor Klemens Maria of Austria (9 August 1872–6 July 1962)
  • Archduke László Philipp of Austria (16 July 1875–6 September 1895)
  • Archduchess Elisabeth Henriette of Austria (9 March 1883–8 February 1958)
  • Archduchess Klothilde Maria of Austria (9 May 1884–14 December 1903)
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Titles, styles, honours and arms

Titles and styles

  • 8 July 1846 – 12 May 1864: Her Serene Highness Princess Clotilde of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, Duchess of Saxony
  • 12 May 1864 – 3 June 1927: Her Imperial and Royal Highness Archduchess and Princess Imperial Clothilde of Austria, Princess Royal of Hungary and Bohemia, Princess of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, Duchess of Saxony


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