Duchess Maria Dorothea of Württemberg

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Maria Dorothea of Württemberg
Archduchess of Austria
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Maria Dorothea of Württemberg, taken around 1840
Spouse Archduke Joseph, Palatine of Hungary
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Full name
Maria Dorothea Luise Wilhelmine Caroline
House House of Württemberg
House of Habsburg-Lorraine
Father Duke Louis of Württemberg
Mother Princess Henriette of Nassau-Weilburg
Born (1797-11-01)1 November 1797
Carlsruhe (Pokój), Silesia
Died 30 March 1855(1855-03-30) (aged 57)
Budapest, Hungary

Maria Dorothea Luise Wilhelmine Caroline of Württemberg (1 November 1797, Carlsruhe (now Pokój), Silesia – 30 March 1855, Budapest, Hungary) was the daughter of Duke Louis of Württemberg (1756–1817) and Princess Henriette of Nassau-Weilburg (1780–1857).[1]


Maria Dorothea in 1818.

Maria Dorothea was the eldest of five children born to Louis of Württemberg and his second wife Princess Henriette of Nassau-Weilburg. She was born in Carlsruhe (now Pokój), Silesia, now Poland.

Her brother Alexander was the grandfather of Mary of Teck, the future queen consort of George V of the United Kingdom.

Marriage and children[edit]

She was the third wife of Archduke Joseph, Palatine of Hungary, to whom she was married on 24 August 1819. They had five children:




  • Montgomery-Massingberd, Hugh. Burke's Royal Families of the World, Volume 1: Europe & Latin America (1977), London, UK: Burke's Peerage Ltd, page 22.