HI&RH Archduchess Dorothea of Austria, Dowager Grand Duchess of Tuscany, née Princess of Bavaria, passed away on 5 July 2015, aged 95.
She was born at Schloss Leutstetten (Bavaria) on 25 May 1920, the youngest daughter of Prince Franz of Bavaria (himself a son of King Ludwig III of Bavaria) and of his wife, née Princess Isabella von Cro˙.
She married in 1938 to Archduke Gottfried of Austria, Prince of Hungary, who in 1948 became the titular Grand Duke of Tuscany, succeeding his own father.
They were parents of three daughters (Elisabeth, Alice and Maria Antoinette) and one son, Leopold Franz, who in 1984 succeeded as titular Grand Duke of Tuscany and who is the father of the current titular Grand Duke, Archduke Sigismund.
Royal Musings: Archduchess Dorothea of Austria (1920-2015)