Gloria, Dowager Princess of Thurn and Taxis (Mariae Gloria Ferdinanda Joachima Josephine Wilhelmine Huberta; born Countess Gloria von Schönburg-Glauchau, 23 February 1960) is a German socialite, businesswoman, philanthropist, Catholic activist, and artist.
He "spared no pains" to please her and claimed at one point to prefer Marie Louise to his first wife Joséphine; while he had loved Joséphine, and though he claimed Joséphine remained his greatest friend even after their amicable divorce, he had not respected her, whereas with Marie Louise, there was "Never a lie, never a debt" — presumably a reference to Joséphine's rumoured extramarital ...
Prince Franz Joseph of Thurn and Taxis (2 October 1764; buried 20 February 1765) Princess Maria Anna Josepha of Thurn and Taxis (baptized 28 Sep 1766 – 10 August 1805) Princess Marie Elisabetha Alexandrina of Thurn and Taxis (30 November 1767 – 21 July 1822) ∞ 4 November 1790 Karl Joseph, Landgrave of Fürstenberg (26 June 1760 – 25 ...
The couple's longtime failure to consummate the marriage plagued the reputations of both Louis-Auguste and Marie Antoinette for the next seven years. The initial reaction to the marriage between Marie Antoinette and Louis-Auguste was mixed. On the one hand, the dauphine was beautiful, personable and well-liked by the common people.
As her mother was regent of Auguste's native Baden-Baden, it was her mother who tried to find a suitable candidate for her only daughter. Her mother proposed two candidates; Prince Alexander Ferdinand of Thurn and Taxis, son and heir of Anselm Franz of Thurn and Taxis, a wealthy German noble of the powerful Thurn und Taxis family and the Postmaster General of the Holy Roman Empire.
Through her marriage to Albert, 8th Prince of Thurn and Taxis, Margarethe Klementine was also a member of the House of Thurn and Taxis. Family [ edit ] Margarethe Klementine was the third-eldest daughter and child of Archduke Joseph Karl of Austria and his wife Princess Clotilde of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha .
Princess Adelheid-Marie of Anhalt-Dessau: 11. Princess Marie Luise Charlotte of Hesse-Kassel: 1. Princess Antonia of Luxembourg: 12. John VI of Portugal and Brazil: 6. Miguel I of Portugal: 13. Infanta Carlota Joaquina of Spain: 3. Infanta Marie Anne of Portugal: 14. Constantine, Hereditary Prince of Löwenstein-Wertheim-Rosenberg: 7.