Alexander Ferdinand, 3rd Prince o Thurn an Taxis

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Alexander Ferdinand
(3rd) Prince o Thurn an Taxis
Alexander Ferdinand von Thurn und Taxis.jpg
Prince o Thurn an Taxis
Period8 November 1739 – 17 Mairch 1773
PredecessorAnselm Franz
SuccessorKarl Anselm
Born21 Mairch 1704(1704-03-21)
Frankfurt am Main, Frankfurt, Haly Roman Empire
Dee'd17 Mairch 1773(1773-03-17) (aged 68)
Regensburg, Free Imperial City of Regensburg, Haly Roman Empire
SpouseMargravine Sophie Christine o Brandenburg-Bayreuth
Princess Charlotte Louise o Lorraine
Princess Maria Henriette Josepha o Fürstenberg-Stühlingen
IssuePrincess Sophie Christine
Karl Anselm, 4th Prince o Thurn an Taxis
Princess Luise Auguste Charlotte
Prince Friedrich August
Prince Ludwig Franz
Princess Maria Theresia
Princess Josephine
Prince Heinrich Alexander
Prince Franz Joseph
Princess Maria Anna Josepha
Princess Marie Elisabetha Alexandrina
Prince Maximilian Joseph
Full name
Alexander Ferdinand
HooseHoose o Thurn an Taxis
FaitherAnselm Franz, 2nt Prince o Thurn an Taxis
MitherPrincess Maria Ludovika Anna Franziska o Lobkowicz
ReleegionRoman Catholic

Alexander Ferdinand, 3rd Prince o Thurn an Taxis full German name: Alexander Ferdinand Fürst von Thurn und Taxis[citation needit] (21 Mairch 1704 – 17 Mairch 1773) wis the third Prince o Thurn an Taxis, Postmaster General of the Imperial Reichspost, an Heid o the Princely Hoose o Thurn an Taxis frae 8 November 1739 until his daith on 17 Mairch 1773. Alexander Ferdinand served as Principal Commissioner (German: Prinzipalkommissar) at the Perpetual Imperial Diet in Frankfurt am Main and Regensburg for Charles VII, Haly Roman Emperor, Francis I, Haly Roman Emperor, an Joseph II, Haly Roman Emperor frae 1 Februar 1743 to 1745 an again frae 1748 until 1773. He foondit the Order o Parfaite Amitié.



Teetles an styles[eedit | eedit soorce]

  • 21 Mairch 1704 – 8 November 1739 His Serene Highness The Hereditary Prince o Thurn an Taxis.
  • 8 November 1739 – 17 Mairch 1773 His Serene Highness The Prince o Thurn an Taxis.



References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  • Wolfgang Behringer: Thurn und Taxis. Piper, München und Zürich 1990, ISBN 3-492-03336-9
  • Martin Dallmeier, Martha Schad: Das Fürstliche Haus Thurn und Taxis. 300 Jahre Geschichte in Bildern. Verlag Friedrich Pustet, Regensburg 1996, ISBN 3-7917-1492-9.