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Princess Maria Carolina of Bourbon-Two Sicilies (1822–1869)

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Princess Maria Carolina of Bourbon-Two Sicilies (1822–1869)

For other people called Princess Maria Carolina of Bourbon-Two Sicilies, see Princess Maria Carolina of Bourbon-Two Sicilies (disambiguation).
Princess Maria Carolina
Duchess of Aumale

Spouse Prince Henri, Duke of Aumale
Louis, Prince of Condé
François Louis, Duke of Guise
Full name
Italian: Maria Carolina Augusta
House House of Bourbon-Two Sicilies
House of Orléans
Father Leopold, Prince of Salerno
Mother Archduchess Maria Clementina of Austria
Born (1822-04-26)26 April 1822
Vienna, Austrian Empire
Died 6 December 1869(1869-12-06) (aged 47)
Twickenham, London, England, United Kingdom
Burial Chapelle royale de Dreux
Religion Roman Catholic

Princess Maria Carolina Augusta of Bourbon-Two Sicilies[1][2] (born 26 April 1822 in Vienna, Austrian Empire;[1][2] died 6 December 1869 in Twickenham, London, England, United Kingdom[1][2]) was a Princess of Bourbon-Two Sicilies by birth and a princess of the House of Orléans through her marriage to Prince Henry of Orléans, Duke of Aumale. Maria Carolina was the daughter of Prince Leopold of Bourbon-Two Sicilies, Prince of Salerno and his wife (and niece) Archduchess Maria Clementina of Austria, daughter of Francis II, Holy Roman Emperor.[1][2]

Marriage and issue

Maria Carolina married Prince Henry, Duke of Aumale, fifth and second youngest son of Louis-Philippe of France and his wife Maria Amalia of the Two Sicilies on 25 November 1844 in Naples.[1][2] Maria Carolina and Henry had four children:[1][2]

  • Louis Philippe Marie Léopold d'Orléans, Prince of Condé (15 November 1845 – 24 May 1866)
  • Henri Léopold Philippe Marie d'Orléans, Duke of Guise (11 September 1847 – 10 October 1847)
  • François Paul d'Orléans, Duke of Guise (11 January 1852 – 15 April 1852)
  • François Louis Philippe Marie d'Orléans, Duke of Guise (5 January 1854 – 25 July 1872)

Later life

Maria Carolina remained inconsolable over the death of her eldest son, Louis, and died in exile at Twickenham in 1869 from infectious tuberculosis. She and her husband had a loving marriage and after the death of his wife, Henry preferred to remain a widower until his death in 1897.

Titles, styles, honours and arms

Titles and styles

  • 26 April 1822 – 25 November 1844: Her Royal Highness Princess Maria Carolina Augusta of Bourbon-Two Sicilies
  • 25 November 1844 – 6 December 1869: Her Royal Highness The Duchess of Aumale, Princess of France, Princess of Bourbon-Two Sicilies



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