Adelaide of Löwenstein-Wertheim-Rosenberg

The Last Empress – Zita of Bourbon-Parma

Zita of Bourbon-Parma was born on 9 May 1892 in the Reale Villa della Pianore as the daughter of Robert I, Duke of Parma and Infanta Maria Antonia of Portugal. She was given the names Zita Maria delle Grazie Adelgonda Micaela Raffaela Gabriella Giuseppina Antonia Luisa Agnese at her baptism on 11 May. She was the fifth child [read more]

Adelaide of Löwenstein-Wertheim-Rosenberg

Infanta Adelgundes of Portugal’s many miscarriages

Infanta Adelgundes was born on 10 November 1858 to Miguel of Portugal and Adelaide of Löwenstein-Wertheim-Rosenberg. She was their fifth child. She was only six years old when her father died. Adelgundes married Prince Henry of Bourbon-Parma, Count of Bardi on 15 October 1876 in Salzburg. She was his second wife. Henry had been wounded [read more]