Princess Marie o Hohenzollern-Sigmaringen

Princess Marie o Hohenzollern-Sigmaringen (Marie Luise Alexandrine Karoline; 17 November 1845 – 26 November 1912) wis a Princess o Hohenzollern-Sigmaringen, later simply o Hohenzollern, an mither of King Albert I o Belgium.

Princess Marie
Coontess o Flanders
Princess Marie of Hohenzollern-Sigmaringen, 1860s.jpg
Born17 November 1845(1845-11-17)
Sigmaringen, Hohenzollern-Sigmaringen
Dee'd26 November 1912(1912-11-26) (aged 67)
Brussels, Belgium
SpousePrince Philippe, Coont o Flanders
IssuePrince Baudouin
Henriette, Duchess o Vendôme
Princess Joséphine Marie
Princess Joséphine Caroline
Albert I o Belgium
Full name
Marie Luise Alexandra Karoline
FaitherKarl Anton, Prince o Hohenzollern
MitherPrincess Josephine o Baden
Coat of Arms of Princess Marie, Countess of Flanders (Order of Queen Maria Luisa).svg


Marie Luise wis a dochter o Prince Karl Anton o Hohenzollern-Sigmaringen, Prime minister o Proushie an Princess Josephine o Baden, an as such a sister o Carol I o Romanie an aunt o his successor, Ferdinand o Romanie.


Marie was considered as a potential wife for the future Edward VII o the Unitit Kinrick. Though she wis considered bi his faimily, her Roman Catholic religion barred her from being a suitable consort for the heid o the Anglican kirk. On 25 Aprile 1867 at St. Hedwig's Cathedral in Berlin, she mairit Prince Philippe, Coont o Flanders, son o King Leopold I o Belgium an Louise o Orléans.

Teetles an stylesEedit

  • 17 November 1845 – 25 Aprile 1867 Her Serene Highness Princess Marie o Hohenzollern-Sigmaringen.
  • 25 Aprile 1867 – 17 November 1905 Her Ryal Highness The Coontess o Flanders.
  • 17 November 1905 – 26 November 1912 Her Ryal Highness The Dowager Coontess o Flanders.