History - OnThisDay - April 28th. 1875 - Princess Auguste of Bavaria




Princess Auguste of Bavaria was born on April 28th. 1875 at Munich,
Bavaria (nowadays a part of Germany).


Princess Auguste of Bavaria, her parents and her siblings


Family

Her parents were Prince Leopold of Bavaria and Archduchess Gisela of
Austria.

Her maternal grandparents were Emperor Franz Joseph I of Austria
and Empress Elisabeth of Austria (Sisi).

Princess Auguste of Bavaria was thus a sister of:
- Princess Elisabeth Marie of Bavaria;
- Prince George of Bavaria;
- Prince Conrad of Bavaria.

By birth she was a member of the noble House of Wittelsbach.

Love and Marriage

On November 15th. 1893, Princess Auguste of Bavaria married at Munich
to Archduke Joseph August of Austria. The royal couple would have
6 children.



Duty

During World War I, Princess Auguste of Bavaria and other noble women
took care of the wounded people and she gave financial help to the
International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement.


Death

Princess Auguste of Bavaria died on June 25th. 1964 in Regensburg.

Regensburg
Regensburg or Ratisbon is a lovely old city in Bavaria. 
It is listed on the UNESCO World Heritage Site and among 
the travel attractions of Germany. 


Regensburg - own picture taken in 2014


It also has an impressing Cathedral. 

cathedral of Regensburg, Germany - own picture taken in 2014


Source pictures: Wikipedia - with the exception of the pictures I took in Regensburg