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Old 07-19-2010, 08:18 AM
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Hello. I have always admired Archiduc Otto. Has anyone any news about him? He disappeared lately. Of course he had two sad losses in his life the last months, his wife and his brother.
Is he in bad condition??

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Archduchess Regina was a member of the House of Saxe-Meiningen. I thought all the Saxon duchy dynasties were Protestant (with the Royal Saxons being Catholic). Was Regina born Catholic or did she convert upon marriage? I note that she had a brother who became a monk so I assume the family was Catholic?
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Old 08-26-2010, 04:55 PM
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Archduchess Regina was a member of the House of Saxe-Meiningen. I thought all the Saxon duchy dynasties were Protestant (with the Royal Saxons being Catholic). Was Regina born Catholic or did she convert upon marriage? I note that she had a brother who became a monk so I assume the family was Catholic?
Her father was protestant and her mother catholic. The children have been raised catholic.
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Hello. I have always admired Archiduc Otto. Has anyone any news about him? He disappeared lately. Of course he had two sad losses in his life the last months, his wife and his brother.
Is he in bad condition??

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I heard that he was in quite a bad condition and also too ill to attend his wife's funeral. It was widely expected that he would die before her.
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as of today, he is no longer among the living
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Old 10-15-2011, 01:40 PM
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Two YouTube video tributes to the late Archduke Otto.



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Otto would celebrate his 100th birthday today. He was born on 20th November 1912. A mass was held this weekend because of it with several family members attending and visiting the Kapuzinergruft where his eldest son Karl laid down a bouquet. ORF showed a documentary about AD Otto today maybe it will also be possible to watch it online.
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The documentary about AD Otto shown yesterday on ORF because of his 100th birthday as well as an interview given by him in 1998 (ORF show "Lebenskünstler" or "Life artist") with the late and former mayor of Vienna Dr. Helmut Zilk. Just in case anyone here is interested ....

The documentary: ORF TVthek: Otto Habsburg - 20. November 2012 - 20.11.2012 11:50 Uhr

The interview: ORF TVthek: Lebenskünstler: Otto Habsburg - 20.11.2012 11:50 Uhr
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I like Archduchess Regina's name. Regina means "Queen" in Latin. Had Regina become Empress of Austria and Queen of Hungary, she would have had an appropriate and excellent first name.
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