Adelaide of Austria (Adelheid Franziska Marie Rainera Elisabeth Clotilde; 3 June 1822 – 20 January 1855) was Queen of Sardinia by marriage to Victor Emmanuel II of Sardinia, future King of Italy, from 1849 until 1855 when she died as a result of gastroenteritis.
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Archduchess of Austria
She was born at the Royal Palace of Milan to Rainer Joseph of Austria and his wife Elisabeth of Savoy. Named Adelaide, or known as Adele in the family, she held the title of Archduchess of Austria. Her father was the Viceroy of Lombardy-Venetia and was a son of the Holy Roman Emperor Leopold II and Maria Luisa of Spain. Her mother was a member of the House of Savoy and a daughter of the then Prince of Carignano, the head of the junior branch of the House of Savoy who ruled the Kingdom of Sard...
Duchess of Savoy
On 12 April 1842, at the Palazzina di caccia di Stupinigi, she married Victor Emmanuel of Savoy. The marriage was used to strengthen relations between the House of Savoy and that of the House of Habsburgbut was viewed by many people of the time to increase Austrian power in Italy. Victor Emmanuel was her first cousin and heir apparent to the King of Sardinia. He was styled the "Duke of Savoy" prior to succession. Adelaide thus took on the style of "Duchess of Savoy". She maintained her style...
Queen of Sardinia
In March 1849 her father-in-law King Charles Albert abdicated after the events of the Revolutions of 1848. Her husband succeeded as Victor Emmanuel II of Sardinia. During her tenure as queen consort she had three further children all of which died in infancy. On 8 January 1855 she gave birth to a son who was styled the "Count of Genevois". Days later Queen Maria Theresa died on 12 January 1855. Adelaide went to the late queens funeral on 16 January and returning to the palace caught a cold. S...Princess Maria Clotilde of Savoy (2 March 1843 – 25 June 1911) married Prince Napoléon Joseph Bonaparte, "Prince Napoléon"and had children.Umberto I of Italy (14 March 1844 – 29 July 1900) married Princess Margherita of Savoyand had children.[Amadeo I of Spain (30 May 1845 – 18 January 1890) married Princess Maria Vittoria dal Pozzo and later Princess Princess Maria Letizia Bonaparteand had children.Prince Oddone of Savoy, Duke of Montferrat (11 July 1846 – 22 January 1866) died unmarried.
Titles and styles
1. 3 June 1822 – 12 April 1842 Her Imperial and Royal HighnessArchduchess Adelaide of Austria 2. 12 April 1842 – 23 March 1849 Her Imperial and Royal HighnessThe Duchess of Savoy 3. 23 March 1849 – 20 January 1855 Her MajestyThe Queen of Sardinia
1. Dame of the Order of the Starry Cross
Adelaide ist die Hauptstadt des Bundesstaates South Australia in Australien. Adelaide ist eine Küstenstadt am Saint-Vincent-Golf und wurde vom ersten Gouverneur des Staates, Captain John Hindmarsh, 1837 nach der britischen Königin Adelaide benannt. Adelaide ging im Gegensatz zu Städten wie Sydney oder Hobart nicht aus einer ...
Adelaide of Austria (Adelheid Franziska Marie Rainera Elisabeth Clotilde; 3 June 1822 – 20 January 1855) was Queen of Sardinia by marriage to Victor Emmanuel II of Sardinia, future King of Italy, from 1849 until 1855 when she died as a result of gastroenteritis. She was the mother of Umberto I of Italy.