Airchduke Friedrich, Duke o Teschen

Airchduke Friedrich, Duke o Teschen (Friedrich Maria Albrecht Wilhelm Karl; 4 Juin 1856 – 30 December 1936) wis a member o the Hoose o Habsburg an the Supreme Commander o the Austro-Hungarian Army during World War I. His siblings included Queen Maria Cristina o Spain, Airchduke Karl Stephen o Austrick, a candidate for the Kinrick o Poland, an Airchduke Eugen o Austrick, an Austrick officer. When Friedrich's uncle Airchduke Albrecht, Duke o Teschen died in 1895, he and his brithers each inherited lairge estates. Friedrich owned properties at Ungarisch-Altenburg (now Mosonmagyaróvár in Hungary), Belleje, Saybusch (now Żywiec in Poland), Seelowitz (now Židlochovice) and Frýdek in the Czech Republic, and Pressburg (now Bratislava in Slovakia). His Vienna residence, the Palais-Albrecht, hoosed the Albertina airt collection which he owned.

Airchduke Friedrich
Supreme Commander o the Imperial and Ryal Airmed Forces
In office
1914 – 2 December 1916
PredecessorFranz Joseph I
SuccessorKarl I
Duke o Teschen
PredecessorArchduke Albrecht
Born4 Juin 1856(1856-06-04)
Gross-Seelowitz, Moravia
Dee'd30 December 1936(1936-12-30) (aged 80)
Magyaróvár, Hungary
BuirialImperial Crypt
SpousePrincess Isabella o Croÿ
(m. 1878–1931; her daith)
IssueAirchduchess Maria Christina, Hereditary Princess o Salm-Salm
Archduchess Maria Anna, Princess Elia o Parma
Archduchess Maria Henrietta
Airchduchess Natalie Maria
Airchduchess Stephanie Maria Isabelle
Airchduchess Gabriele Maria Theresia
Archduchess Isabella
Airchduchess Maria Alice
Airchduke Albrecht Franz, Duke o Teschen
HooseHabsburgs o Austrick
FaitherAirchduke Karl Ferdinand o Austrick
MitherAirchduchess Elisabeth Franziska o Austrick
ReleegionRoman Catholicism


On 8 October 1878 Friedrich mairit at Château L'Hermitage in Belgium, Princess Isabella o Croÿ (1856–1931), dochter o Rudolf, Duke o Croÿ, an his wife Princess Natalie o Ligne.


  1. Airchduchess Maria Christina o Austrick (1879–1962), mairit Prince Manuel o Salm-Salm
  2. Airchduchess Maria Anna o Austrick (1882–1940), mairit Elias, Duke o Parma
  3. Airchduchess Maria Henrietta o Austrick (1883–1956), mairit Prince Gottfried o Hohenlohe-Waldenburg-Schillingfurst
  4. Airchduchess Natalie o Austrick (1884–1898)
  5. Airchduchess Stephanie o Austrick (1886–1890)
  6. Airchduchess Gabriele o Austrick (1887–1954)
  7. Airchduchess Isabella o Austrick (1888–1973), mairit Prince Georg o Bavarie
  8. Airchduchess Maria Alice o Austrick (1893–1962), mairit Baron Friedrich Waldbott von Bassenheim
  9. Albrecht Franz, Airchduke o Austrick, Duke o Teschen (1897–1955)