Sophie, Duchess of Hohenberg ( Czech: Žofie Marie Josefína Albína hraběnka Chotková z Chotkova a Vojnína; German: Sophie Maria Josephine Albina Gräfin Chotek von Chotkow und Wognin; 1 March 1868 – 28 June 1914) was the wife of Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria, the heir to the Austro-Hungarian throne.
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Princess Sophie of Hohenberg (Sophie Marie Franziska Antonia...
- Early life
Sophie was born in Stuttgart as the fourth daughter of Count...
- Courtship with Franz Ferdinand
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Sophie, Duchess of Hohenberg From Simple English Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Archduchess Sophie Chotek (1 March 1868 – 28 June 1914) was a Czech noble from the Bohemia. She was the wife of Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria.
The assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria, heir presumptive to the Austro-Hungarian throne, and Franz Ferdinand's wife Sophie, Duchess of Hohenberg, occurred on 28 June 1914 in Sarajevo when they were mortally wounded by Gavrilo Princip.
Wikipedia naming conventions are sadly very Anglo-centric. They don't work nearly as well for European nobility. I would argue in favour of "Sophie, Duchess of Hohenberg", the (English-translation of the) title she held for the last nine years of her life. Noel S McFerran 20:06, July 24, 2005 (UTC)
Sophie, Duchess of Hohenberg (Czech: Žofie Marie Josefína Albína hraběnka Chotková z Chotkova a Vojnína; German: Sophie Maria Josephine Albina Gräfin Chotek von Chotkow und Wognin; 1 March 1868 – 28 June 1914) was the wife of Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria, the heir to the Austro-Hungarian thro
Hohenberg is an Austrian noble family that descends from Countess Sophie Chotek, who in 1900 married Archduke Francis Ferdinand of Austria-Este, the heir presumptive to the throne of the Austro-Hungarian Empire. As their marriage was a morganatic one, none of their children were in the line of succession to the Austro-Hungarian throne. Still, they represent the senior agnatic line of the House of Habsburg-Lorraine. The head of house bears the title of duke with the style of Highness, with all ot
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Princess Elisabeth, Duchess of Hohenberg was a Luxembourgian princess. She was a daughter of Grand Duchess Charlotte and her husband, Prince Felix of Bourbon-Parma, the sister of Grand Duke Jean and the aunt of Grand Duke Henri. In 1956 she married Franz, Duke of Hohenberg.
Princess Elisabeth was born at Berg Castle in Luxembourg on 22 December 1922 as the second child and first daughter of Grand Duchess Charlotte and Prince Felix. To commemorate her birth, Luxembourg issued a stamp as a souvenir sheet the following year, the world's first such miniature sheet. Facing the German invasion in 10 May 1940 during World War II, the Grand Ducal Family of Luxembourg left the country to find refuge in Portugal, after receiving transit visas from the Portuguese consul Arist
Princess Elisabeth returned to Luxembourg after her husband's death in 1977. In 1983 she inherited Artstetten Castle, which she ceded that year to her oldest daughter, Anita de La Poëze d´Harambure. Following the death of her mother Grand Duchess Charlotte, in 1985, she moved to Wasserhaf, near Fischbach Castle. Between 1980 and 1990, she participated in Luxembourgian official ceremonies. Towards the end of her life, she resided at Fischbach Castle with her older brother, Grand Duke Jean ...
Princess Sophie Felicitas Elisabetha Bona Maria Antonia of Hohenberg (born 10 May 1960) married Jean-Louis de Potesta on 18 June 1983. They have three children and one grandson: Eleonore de Potesta (born 24 April 1984) she married Diego Fernández de Córdova y Cerveró on 16 June 2012.
Bohuslav, Count Chotek von Chotkow und Wognin. (Czech: Bohuslav hrabě Chotek z Chotkova a Vojnína, German: Bohuslaw Graf Chotek von Chotkow und Wognin; 4 July 1829 – 11 October 1896) was a Bohemian nobleman and a diplomat in the service of Austria-Hungary.