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Archduke Joseph Francis of Austria
Spouse Princess Anna of Saxony
Father Archduke Joseph August of Austria
Mother Princess Auguste Maria of Bavaria
Born 28 March 1895(1895-03-28)
Brünn, Bohemia
Died 25 July 1957 (aged 62)
Carcavelos, Portugal

Joseph Franz Leopold Anton Ignatius Maria, Archduke of Austria, Prince of Hungary, was born March 28, 1895 at Brünn, Bohemia in the former Austrian Empire (now Brno, in the Czech Republic).[1] He was the eldest son of Archduke Joseph August of Austria and Princess Auguste Maria of Bavaria. As his father was the last Palatine of Hungary and was briefly considered a possible King of Hungary in 1919–1920, Josef Franz was a potential crown prince of Hungary. Joseph Franz died on September 25, 1957, at Carcavelos, Portugal.[1]

He was born during the reign of his maternal great-grandfather Franz Joseph I of Austria.

Marriage and issue

On October 4, 1924, Archduke Joseph Franz married Princess Anna of Saxony, a daughter of Friedrich August III of Saxony and Archduchess Luise, Princess of Tuscany[2]. Anna and Joseph Francis had eight children:

Archduke Joseph Francis of Austria died on 25 September 1957 in Carcavelos, Portugal




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