Archduke Peter Ferdinand, Prince of Tuscany

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Archduke Peter Ferdinand Salvator Karl Ludwig Maria Joseph Leopold Anton Rupert Pius Pancraz of Austria, Prince Imperial of Austria, Prince of Hungary and Bohemia, Prince of Tuscany) (12 May 1874, Salzburg
Salzburg
-Population development:In 1935, the population significantly increased when Salzburg absorbed adjacent municipalities. After World War II, numerous refugees found a new home in the city. New residential space was created for American soldiers of the postwar Occupation, and could be used for...

, Austria-Hungary
Austria-Hungary
Austria-Hungary , more formally known as the Kingdoms and Lands Represented in the Imperial Council and the Lands of the Holy Hungarian Crown of Saint Stephen, was a constitutional monarchic union between the crowns of the Austrian Empire and the Kingdom of Hungary in...

 – 8 November 1948, St. Gilgen
St. Gilgen
Sankt Gilgen is a picturesque village by the Wolfgangsee in the Austrian state of Salzburg, in the "Salzkammergut" region.-History:In the year 1376 Sankt Gilgen was first mentioned in documents. 1873 the shipping on the Wolfgangsee started and so did the tourism too. Also the construction of the...

, Salzburg
Salzburg (state)
Salzburg is a state or Land of Austria with an area of 7,156 km2, located adjacent to the German border. It is also known as Salzburgerland, to distinguish it from its capital city, also named Salzburg...

, Austria
Austria
Austria , officially the Republic of Austria , is a landlocked country of roughly 8.4 million people in Central Europe. It is bordered by the Czech Republic and Germany to the north, Slovakia and Hungary to the east, Slovenia and Italy to the south, and Switzerland and Liechtenstein to the...

) was the titular Grand Duke of Tuscany
Grand Duchy of Tuscany
The Grand Duchy of Tuscany was a central Italian monarchy that existed, with interruptions, from 1569 to 1859, replacing the Duchy of Florence. The grand duchy's capital was Florence...

 from 28 February 1942 to 8 November 1948.

Family


Peter Ferdinand was the fourth child and third-eldest son of Ferdinand IV, Grand Duke of Tuscany
Ferdinand IV, Grand Duke of Tuscany
Ferdinand IV, Grand Duke of Tuscany was the last Grand Duke of Tuscany from 1859 to 1860. The House of Habsburg-Lorraine continued to hold the title as pretenders until the end of World War I.-Biography:...

 and his wife Alice of Bourbon-Parma.

Marriage and issue


Peter Ferdinand married Princess Maria Cristina of Bourbon-Two Sicilies
Princess Maria Cristina of Bourbon-Two Sicilies
Princess Maria Cristina of Bourbon-Two Sicilies was the titular Grand Duchess of Tuscany from 28 February 1942 to 4 October 1947 as wife of Archduke Peter Ferdinand of Austria, Prince of Tuscany, the titular Grand Duke.-Family:Maria Cristina was the daughter of Prince Alfonso of Bourbon-Two...

, daughter of Prince Alfonso of Bourbon-Two Sicilies, Count of Caserta
Prince Alfonso, Count of Caserta
Prince Alfonso Maria Giuseppe Alberto of Bourbon-Two Sicilies, Count of Caserta was the third son of Ferdinand II of the Two Sicilies and Archduchess Maria Theresa of Austria....

 and his wife Princess Antonietta of Bourbon-Two Sicilies, on 8 November 1900 in Cannes
Cannes
Cannes is one of the best-known cities of the French Riviera, a busy tourist destination and host of the annual Cannes Film Festival. It is a Commune of France in the Alpes-Maritimes department....

, France
France
The French Republic , The French Republic , The French Republic , (commonly known as France , is a unitary semi-presidential republic in Western Europe with several overseas territories and islands located on other continents and in the Indian, Pacific, and Atlantic oceans. Metropolitan France...

. Peter Ferdinand and Maria Cristina had four children:
  • Archduke Gottfried of Austria, Prince of Tuscany
    Archduke Gottfried of Austria
    Archduke Gottfried of Austria was a member of the Tuscan line of the House of Habsburg-Lorraine and Archduke and Prince of Austria, Prince of Hungary, Bohemia, and Tuscany by birth...

     (14 March 1902 – 21 January 1984)
Princess Dorothea Therese of Bavaria
Princess Dorothea of Bavaria
Princess Dorothea of Bavaria was a member of the House of Wittelsbach and a Princess of Bavaria by birth...

, civilly on 2 August 1938, religiously on 3 August 1938 in Sárvár, Hungary
Hungary
Hungary , officially the Republic of Hungary , is a landlocked country in Central Europe. It is situated in the Carpathian Basin and is bordered by Slovakia to the north, Ukraine and Romania to the east, Serbia and Croatia to the south, Slovenia to the southwest and Austria to the west. The...

Archduchess Elisabeth of Austria, Princess of Tuscany (born 2 October 1939)
Archduchess Alice of Austria, Princess of Tuscany (born 29 April 1941)
Archduke Leopold Franz of Austria, Prince of Tuscany
Archduke Leopold Franz of Austria
Archduke Leopold Franz of Austria was a member of the Tuscan line of the House of Habsburg-Lorraine and Archduke and Prince of Austria, Prince of Hungary, Bohemia, and Tuscany by birth...

 (born 25 October 1942)
Archduchess Maria Antoinette of Austria, Princess of Tuscany (born 16 September 1950)
  • Archduchess Helena of Austria, Princess of Tuscany
    Archduchess Helena of Austria
    Archduchess Helena of Austria, full German name: Helena Marie Alice Christine Josefa Anna Margareta Madeleine Walburga Blandina Cäcilie Philomena Carmela Ignatia Rita de Cascia, Erzherzogin von Österreich, Prinzessin von Toskana was a member of the Tuscan branch of...

     (30 October 1903 – 8 September 1924)
Philipp Albrecht, Duke of Württemberg
Philipp Albrecht, Duke of Württemberg
Philipp Albrecht, Duke of Württemberg was the son of Albrecht, Duke of Württemberg and Archduchess Margarete Sophie of Austria...

 on 24 October 1923 at Altshausen
Altshausen
Altshausen is a small Swabian municipality near Ravensburg, Baden-Württemberg, southern Germany.- Geography :Altshausen is situated in Upper Swabia, about 40 kilometers north of Lake Constance...

, Baden-Württemberg
Baden-Württemberg
Baden-Württemberg is one of the 16 states of Germany. Baden-Württemberg is in the southwestern part of the country to the east of the Upper Rhine, and is the third largest in both area and population of Germany's sixteen states, with an area of and 10.7 million inhabitants...

, Germany
Germany
Germany , officially the Federal Republic of Germany , is a federal parliamentary republic in Europe. The country consists of 16 states while the capital and largest city is Berlin. Germany covers an area of 357,021 km2 and has a largely temperate seasonal climate...

Duchess Maria Christina of Württemberg (born 2 September 1924)
  • Archduke Georg of Austria, Prince of Tuscany 22 August 1905 – 21 March 1952)
∞ Countess Marie Valerie of Waldburg-Zeil-Hohenems on 29 August 1936 at St. Gilgen
St. Gilgen
Sankt Gilgen is a picturesque village by the Wolfgangsee in the Austrian state of Salzburg, in the "Salzkammergut" region.-History:In the year 1376 Sankt Gilgen was first mentioned in documents. 1873 the shipping on the Wolfgangsee started and so did the tourism too. Also the construction of the...

, Salzburg
Salzburg (state)
Salzburg is a state or Land of Austria with an area of 7,156 km2, located adjacent to the German border. It is also known as Salzburgerland, to distinguish it from its capital city, also named Salzburg...

, Austria
Austria
Austria , officially the Republic of Austria , is a landlocked country of roughly 8.4 million people in Central Europe. It is bordered by the Czech Republic and Germany to the north, Slovakia and Hungary to the east, Slovenia and Italy to the south, and Switzerland and Liechtenstein to the...

Archduke Guntram of Austria, Prince of Tuscany (19 August 1937 – 21 April 1944)
Archduke Radbot of Austria, Prince of Tuscany (born 23 September 1938)
Archduchess Marie Christine of Austria, Princess of Tuscany (8 April 1941 – 4 January 1942)
Archduchess Walburga of Austria, Princess of Tuscany (born 23 July 1942)
Archduchess Verena of Austria, Princess of Tuscany (21 June 1944 – 5 January 1945)
Archduke Johann of Austria, Prince of Tuscany (born and died 27 December 1946)
Archduchess Katharina of Austria, Princess of Tuscany (born 24 April 1948)
Archduchess Agnes of Austria, Princess of Tuscany (born 20 April 1950)
Archduke Georg of Austria, Prince of Tuscany (born 28 August 1952)
  • Archduchess Rosa of Austria, Princess of Tuscany
    Archduchess Rosa of Austria
    Archduchess Rosa Maria Antonie Roberta Josepha Anna Walburga Carmela Ignazia Rita de Cascia of Austria, full German name: Rosa Maria Antonie Roberta Josepha Anna Walburga Carmela Ignazia Rita de Cascia, Erzherzogin von Österreich was a member of the...

     22 September 1906 – 17 September 1983)
Philipp Albrecht, Duke of Württemberg
Philipp Albrecht, Duke of Württemberg
Philipp Albrecht, Duke of Württemberg was the son of Albrecht, Duke of Württemberg and Archduchess Margarete Sophie of Austria...

 on 1 August 1928 at Friedrichshafen
Friedrichshafen
This article is about a German town. For the Danish town, see Frederikshavn, and for the Finnish town, see Fredrikshamn .Friedrichshafen is a university city on the northern side of Lake Constance in Southern Germany, near the borders with Switzerland and Austria.It is the district capital of the...

, Baden-Württemberg
Baden-Württemberg
Baden-Württemberg is one of the 16 states of Germany. Baden-Württemberg is in the southwestern part of the country to the east of the Upper Rhine, and is the third largest in both area and population of Germany's sixteen states, with an area of and 10.7 million inhabitants...

, Germany
Germany
Germany , officially the Federal Republic of Germany , is a federal parliamentary republic in Europe. The country consists of 16 states while the capital and largest city is Berlin. Germany covers an area of 357,021 km2 and has a largely temperate seasonal climate...

Duchess Helene of Württemberg (born 29 June 1929)
Duke Ludwig Albrecht of Württemberg (born 23 October 1930)
Duchess Elisabeth of Württemberg
Duchess Elisabeth of Württemberg (b. 1933)
Duchess Elisabeth Maria Margarethe Alix Helene Rosa Philippine Christine Josepha Therese vom Kinde Jesu of Württemberg is a member of the House of Württemberg and a Duchess of Württemberg by birth and through her marriage to Prince Antoine of Bourbon-Two Sicilies, a member of the House of...

 (born 2 February 1933)
Duchess Maria Theresa of Württemberg (born 12 November 1934)
Carl, Duke of Württemberg
Carl, Duke of Württemberg
Carl, Duke of Württemberg is the current Head of the House of Württemberg.-Heir to House of Württemberg:...

 (born 1 August 1936)
Duchess Maria Antonia of Württemberg (31 August 1937 – 12 November 2004)

Ancestry