Clementine von Metternich-Sandor

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Clementine von Metternich-Sándor
Full name
Clementine Marie Melanie Sofie Leontine Crescentia
Born(1870-06-27)27 June 1870
Died25 October 1963(1963-10-25) (aged 93)
Schloss Corvey
North Rhine-Westphalia
West Germany
Noble familyMetternich
FatherRichard, 2nd Prince of Metternich-Winneburg zu Beilstein
MotherCountess Pauline Sándor de Szlavnicza

Princess Clementine von Metternich-Sándor Winneburg (27 June 1870 – 25 October 1963) was an Austrian aristocrat.

Biography[edit]

She was born on 27 June 1870 into the House of Metternich. Her father was the Austrian diplomat Richard, 2nd Prince of Metternich-Winneburg zu Beilstein. Her mother was Countess Pauline Sándor de Szlavnicza, an Austrian socialite. Her mother was the daughter of her father's half-sister, Princess Leontine von Metternich-Winneburg. As a child she was badly injured after being attacked by a dog.[1]

As an adult, she adopted her grand nephew, Prince Franz Albrecht von Hohenlohe, who was the son of her niece, Princess Elisabeth von Oettingen-Oettingen und Oettingen-Spielberg, and Victor III, Duke of Ratibor.[1][2]

Metternich-Sándor died on 25 October 1963 at Schloss Corvey in Germany. Prior to her death, Metternich-Sándor was the last surviving grandchild of Klemens, Prince of Metternich-Winneburg zu Beilstein.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Princess Pauline Clémentine von Metternich". Realhistoryww.com. Retrieved 8 June 2019.
  2. ^ "House of Metternich-Winneburg". Almanachdegotha.org. Retrieved 8 June 2019.
  3. ^ "Princess Clementine Dies; Metternich's Grandchild, 94". Nytimes.com. 26 October 1963. Retrieved 8 June 2019.