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Andrea von Habsburg

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Father  Otto von Habsburg
Name  Andrea Habsburg
House  House of Lorraine

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Born  30 May 1953 (age 62) Wurzburg, Bavaria (1953-05-30)
Issue  Count Philipp Count Benedikt Count Dominik Countess Hemma, Mrs Specht Princess Katharina of Lobkowicz
Mother  Princess Regina of Saxe-Meiningen
Role  Archduchess of Austria-Hungary
Spouse  Karl Eugen, Hereditary Count of Neipperg (m. 1977)
Children  Count Maria Philipp Karl Friedrich Hubert Magnus of Neipperg
Parents  Otto von Habsburg, Princess Regina of Saxe-Meiningen
Siblings  Karl von Habsburg, Georg von Habsburg
Similar People  Otto von Habsburg, Walburga Habsburg Douglas, Gabriela von Habsburg, Karl von Habsburg, Michaela von Habsburg

Andrea von Habsburg (Andrea Maria von Habsburg-Lothringen) Archduchess of Austria, Hereditary Countess of Neipperg, (born 30 May 1953, in Würzburg, Bavaria), is the first child and oldest daughter of Otto von Habsburg and his wife Princess Regina of Saxe-Meiningen.


Early life

Andrea von Habsburg was born in Würzburg, Bavaria, the first child of Otto von Habsburg, the crown prince of Austria, and his wife, Princess Regina of Saxe-Meiningen. She was raised at her parents' home in exile, Villa Austria, in Pöcking, Bavaria.

She is a grand-daughter of the last Austrian emperor, Charles I. However, she does not use her ancestral titles as a member of the House of Habsburg, since the use of such titles is illegal in Hungary and Austria.

Marriage and issue

She married Karl Eugen, Hereditary Count of Neipperg (born 20 October 1951), son of Josef, Count of Neipperg (born 22 July 1918) and Countess Maria von Ledebur-Wicheln (1920–1984), on 9 July 1977 in Pöcking, Bavaria. (The County of Neipperg, centred on Schwaigern, had become an Imperial State of the Holy Roman Empire in 1766, mediatised to the Kingdom of Württemberg in 1806). They have issue:

  • Count Philipp of Neipperg (b. 6 September 1978), who married Paula Wolff (b. 1981) on 26 April 2008 in Salzburg. Through her mother (born a countess von Meran), Wolff is a descendant of Empress Marie Louise, second wife of Napoleon I and whose second husband was Count Adam Adalbert of Neipperg. They have issue:
  • Countess Johanna of Neipperg (born 2009);
  • Count Stephan of Neipperg (born 2010).
  • Count Emanuel of Neipperg (born 2014).
  • Countess Alexandra of Neipperg (born 2015)
  • Count Benedikt of Neipperg (b. 11 April 1980).
  • Count Dominik of Neipperg (b. 27 July 1981), married on 4 August 2012 to Princess Marie-Anna of Salm-Salm (b. 22 February 1986). They have issue:
  • Countess Florentina of Neipperg (born 2015).
  • Countess Hemma of Neipperg (b. 11 October 1983), married on 30 May 2012 to Roman Keno Specht, and they have issue
  • Countess Katharina of Neipperg (b. 3 April 1986), married on 30 August 2012 Prince Wenzel of Lobkowicz (b. 4 December 1986), and they have issue:
  • Prince Valerian of Lobkowicz (born 2014)
  • National dynastic honour

  • House of Habsburg: Dame of the Order of the Starry Cross
  • References

    Andrea von Habsburg Wikipedia

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