Today in History - May 14th. 1959 - Infanta Maria Antonius of Portugal

Infanta Maria Antonius of Portugal was born on November 28th. 1862
in Bronnbach (Germany).


Infanta Maria Antonius of Portugal - Source picture: Wikipedia

Her parents were Miguel I of Portugal (who was banished by his brother Pedro after
losing the Portuguese throne) and Adelaide of Löwenstein-Wertheim-Rosenberg.

On October 15th. 1884, she married Robert I, Duke of Parma.
She bore him twelve children. She was inter alia the mother of:
Zita, Empress of Austria;
Prince Félix of Luxembourg.

After the World War II, Infanta Maria Antonius of Portugal moved to castle
Berg in Luxembourg, where she celebrated her 90th. B-Day.
There she died on May 14th. 1959.