Princess Clotilde of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha

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Archduchess Clotilde
Princess Clotilde of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, Archduchess of Austria.jpg
Born(1846-07-08)8 July 1846
Neuilly-sur-Seine, Île-de-France, Kingdom of the French
Died3 June 1927(1927-06-03) (aged 80)
Alcsút, Hungary
SpouseArchduke Joseph Karl of Austria
IssueArchduchess Elisabeth Klementine
Archduchess Maria Dorothea, Dowager Duchess of Orléans
Princess Margarethe Klementine, Dowager Princess of Thurn and Taxis
Archduke Joseph August
Archduke László Philipp
Archduchess Elisabeth Henriette
Archduchess Klothilde Maria
Full name
German: Marie Adelheid Amalie Clotilde
HouseSaxe-Coburg and Gotha
FatherPrince August of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha
MotherPrincess Clémentine d'Orléans of France
ReligionRoman Catholic

Princess Marie Adelheid Amalie Clotilde of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha,[1][2] full German name: Marie Adelheid Amalie Clotilde, Prinzessin von Sachsen-Coburg und Gotha, Herzogin zu Sachsen[1][2] (8 July 1846, Neuilly-sur-Seine, Île-de-France, Kingdom of the French[1][2] – 3 June 1927, Alcsút, Hungary[1][2]) was a Princess of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha by birth and an Archduchess of Austria through her marriage to Archduke Joseph Karl of Austria.


Clotilde with her brother, Tsar Ferdinand of Bulgaria, and nephew Kiril

Clotilde was the third child and eldest daughter of Prince August of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha and his wife Princess Clémentine of Orléans.[1][2] Her youngest brother was Ferdinand I of Bulgaria.

Marriage and issue[edit]

Clotilde married Archduke Joseph Karl of Austria, second son of Archduke Joseph, Palatine of Hungary and his wife Duchess Maria Dorothea of Württemberg, on 12 May 1864 in Coburg.[1][2] Clotilde and Joseph Karl had seven children:[1]

Titles and styles[edit]

  • 8 July 1846 – 12 May 1864: Her Serene Highness Princess Clotilde of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, Duchess of Saxony
  • 12 May 1864 – 3 June 1927: Her Imperial and Royal Highness Archduchess Clotilde of Austria



  1. ^ a b c d e f g Darryl Lundy (25 Nov 2004). "Marie Adelheid Amalie Clothilde Prinzessin von Sachsen-Coburg-Saalfeld". Retrieved 2009-05-10.
  2. ^ a b c d e f Paul Theroff. "SAXONY". Paul Theroff's Royal Genealogy Site. Retrieved 2009-05-10.