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Mediatized Noble Families / Re: Czech republic & Restitution
« on: December 21, 2015, 09:51:16 AM »
Imagine, the Princely Family of Liechtenstein once owned 2 % of all land in the current Czech Republic!

1600 kmē, while their current principality is only 160 kmē, 10 % of that!

thatīs why they never get back any of their former properties...

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The Wittlesbachs / Re: Help with Photo ID and/or Caption
« on: December 21, 2015, 09:47:04 AM »
is this lady related to Marie Larisch? Danke schon in advanced!




I think it is Marie Henriette (1884-1907), third child of Marie Larisch-Wallersee. It is also said that father of Marie Henriette was not Georg Larisch but Heinrich Baltazzi...

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Balkan Royal Families / Re: Tzar Ferdinand of Bulgaria and his family
« on: January 05, 2012, 03:15:06 AM »
Can someone tell me more about this Elizabeth Brezec?Ferdinand wanted to marry her...I havent seen a picture of her...

Here is an interview with Alzbeta Brezakova (in slovak language, with photo of an old lady). She said that she married Ferdinand in Bamberg in 1947 in a secret marriage. Itīs for the first time I see these information - it was never mentioned in any genealogy...
http://zivot.lesk.cas.sk/clanok/7631/platonicke-manzelstvo-posledny-bulharsky-kral-sa-ozenil-so-slovenkou.html

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Mediatized Noble Families / Re: Thurn und Taxis, the elder line, Part 2
« on: October 06, 2011, 08:59:10 AM »
I donīt know, if this was posted:
Portrait of Therese Thurn-Taxis (1773-1839) by Franz Gerhard von Kugelgen.


Fromhttp://www.portraitminiatures.com/home.htm

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Mediatized Noble Families / Re: Dietrichstein family
« on: July 13, 2011, 02:17:40 AM »
Countess Clothilde von Diertichstein,later Countess Apponyi:



Very nice portrait, Marc! Do you know where is it from and who is author?

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Mediatized Noble Families / Re: Dietrichstein family
« on: July 13, 2011, 02:16:47 AM »
Sorry wanted to say ...have you visited...typing on the iPhone and it's to small to do that...now I remember years ago I visited mikulov and saw the family tree painted on the wall there with the last member Mercedes.it's amazing that the castle was rebuild after the war!took lots a pictures very nice place

Of course I visited Mikulov and Libochovice - I was looking for Dietrichstein portraits there:) Family tree and portraits in Mikulov are wonderful. Now part of them is also on website of Mikulov museum: http://www.rmm.cz/dietrichstein/index.html (just click on names)

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Mediatized Noble Families / Re: Dietrichstein family
« on: July 13, 2011, 02:12:28 AM »
Chomodeo,
in Libochovice, there is a portrait of Alexandrinaīs mother, Ekaterina Shuvalova. Copy of this portrait is also in castle Sternberk. Portrait of Alexandrina (owned by family Dietrichstein-Leloir) is now exhibited in castle Mikulov.
Hi beladona is this castle cesky sternberk?how u visited libochovice and mikulov?
Thanks

Itīs not castle Cesky Sternberk (property of Sternberg family), but Sternberk (in Moravia, before WW2 owned by Liechtenstein family) - little confusing, I know:


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Russian Noble Families / Re: Nesselrode
« on: March 18, 2011, 02:19:38 PM »
Thanks to this information,I found that he had a son Dimitri and two daughters Helena and Maria,but nothing is known about them...


Helena (born 1815) married Michael Kreptovich, Maria (1820-88) married Albin von Seebach. Dimitri (born 1816) has from his marriage with Lydia Zakrewskaja one son, Anatol. Do you know something more about Nesselrodeīs mother, Louise Gontard? She probably was not from noble family?

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Russian Noble Families / Re: Nesselrode
« on: March 17, 2011, 02:30:01 PM »
Do you mean this Karl Robert (1780-1862):


His parents are: Maximilian Julius Wilhelm Nesselrode (1728-1810) and Louise Gontard (1746-85).

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Mediatized Noble Families / Re: Dietrichstein family
« on: March 16, 2011, 04:22:20 PM »
And a portrait of her older sister Countess Theresia von Dietrichstein-Proskau-Leslie,later Countess von Herberstein:



this portrait (paint in 1853) is now in Ptuj castle in Slovenia...

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Mediatized Noble Families / Re: Dietrichstein family
« on: March 16, 2011, 04:19:48 PM »
Portrait of Princess Alexandrine von Dietrichstein,Countess von Mensdorf-Pouilly,the last member of Dietrichstein-Proskau-Leslie family by Oskar Kokoschka:



You mean Alexandrine Dietrichstein (1824-1906), wife of Alexander Mensdorff-Pouilly (1813-71)?? It must be some mistake...

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The Habsburgs / Re: Help with Photo Identification, Question or Caption
« on: January 26, 2011, 02:08:18 PM »
Good god, the last lady looks like Tsar Ferdinand of Bulgaria in  costume!!

Thatīs my idea too! And many thanks Marc, for the posting...

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The Habsburgs / Re: Archduke Albrecht (1817-95), and his family
« on: November 11, 2010, 06:34:55 AM »
I ve seen images of Mathilde with the same lady at the ONB with the same label,. Weird, isnt it cause it doesnt look at all like Maria Theresa

Yes, you are right, Maria Theresa was more pretty than this lady...but who could be her then?

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The Habsburgs / Re: Archduke Albrecht (1817-95), and his family
« on: November 11, 2010, 06:26:39 AM »
Are you sure that the girl on the right in the first picture is Maria Theresa?. As far as i know none of the sisters had "dark" skin and eyes. Maybe she s a friend or another relative?

There is an inscription under the photo: "J.J.K.K.K.K.M.M. Erzherzogin Mathilde u. Therese," but it could be bad...

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The Hohenzollern / Re: House of Hohenzollern-Sigmaringen
« on: May 01, 2010, 05:22:28 AM »
Princesses Stephanie and Marie of Hohenzollern-Sigmaringen, about 1857

Are there  any pictures of their brother Anton (1841-66), who died very young?

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