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Princess Maria Theresa of Löwenstein-Wertheim-Rosenberg

Portuguese infanta
The basics
Date of birth Rome
Date of death Jan 17, 1935 Vienna
Mother: Princess Sophie of Liechtenstein
Father: Charles 6th Prince of Löwenstein-Wertheim-Rosenberg
Spouse: Miguel Januário of Braganza
Children: Princess Isabel Maria of Braganza Infanta Maria Adelaide of Portugal Duarte Nuno Duke of Braganza Princess Maria Anna of Braganza
The details

Princess Maria Theresa of Löwenstein-Wertheim-Rosenberg (German: Maria Theresa, Prinzessin von Löwenstein-Wertheim-Rosenberg) (4 January 1870, Rome, Papal States – 17 January 1935, Vienna, Federal State of Austria) was a Princess of Löwenstein-Wertheim-Rosenberg and a member of the House of Löwenstein-Wertheim-Rosenberg by birth and an Infanta of Portugal, Duchess consort of Braganza, and titular Queen consort of Portugal through her marriage to Miguel, Duke of Braganza, Miguelist claimant to the throne of Portugal from 1866 to 1920.


Maria Theresa was the fifth child and fourth daughter of Charles, 6th Prince of Löwenstein-Wertheim-Rosenberg, brother of titular Queen consort of Portugal Adelaide of Löwenstein-Wertheim-Rosenberg, and his wife Princess Sophie of Liechtenstein. Maria Theresa was an elder sister of Aloys, 7th Prince of Löwenstein-Wertheim-Rosenberg.

Marriage and issue

Maria Theresa married her first cousin Miguel, Duke of Braganza, only son and second eldest child of Miguel of Portugal and his wife Adelaide of Löwenstein-Wertheim-Rosenberg, on 8 November 1893 in Kleinheubach, Kingdom of Bavaria. Maria Theresa and Miguel had eight children:

  • Dona Isabel Maria of Braganza (1894–1970), married Franz Joseph, 9th Prince of Thurn and Taxis and had issue
  • Dona Maria Benedita of Braganza (1896–1971), died unmarried and without issue
  • Dona Mafalda of Braganza (1898–1918), died unmarried and without issue
  • Dona Maria Anna of Braganza (1899–1971), married Karl August, 10th Prince of Thurn and Taxis and had issue
  • Dona Maria Antónia of Braganza (1903–1973), married Sidney Ashley Chanler (son of William Astor Chanler) and had issue
  • Dona Filippa Maria of Braganza (1905–1990), died unmarried and without issue
  • Dom Duarte Nuno, Duke of Braganza (1907–1976), married Princess Maria Francisca of Orléans-Braganza and had issue
  • Dona Maria Adelaide of Braganza (1912–2012), married in Vienna on November 13, 1945 Dutch Nicolaas Johannes Maria van Uden (Venlo, March 5, 1921 – Lisbon, February 5, 1991), a Medical Doctor, son of Adrian van Uden (Gerwen, May 7, 1893 – December 24, 1959) and wife Cornelia Antonia Baaijeens (Gorinchem, September 7, 1897 – June 15, 1979), daughter of Nicolaas Baaijeens (son of Johannes Baaijeens and wife) and wife Helena Dam, and had issue
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Titles, styles, honours and arms

Titles and styles

  • 4 January 1870 – 8 November 1893: Her Serene Highness Princess Maria Theresa of Löwenstein-Wertheim-Rosenberg
  • 8 November 1893 – 31 July 1920: Her Royal Highness The Duchess of Braganza
  • 31 July 1920 – 17 January 1935: Her Royal Highness Princess Maria Theresa of Braganza, Infanta of Portugal


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