Gräfin Maria Christine zu Salm-Reifferscheidt-Hainspach

Female3 May 1751–22 July 1820

Brief Life History of Maria Christine

When Gräfin Maria Christine zu Salm-Reifferscheidt-Hainspach was born on 3 May 1751, in Hainspach, Schluckenau, Bohemia, Austria, her father, Leopold Anton Altgraf zu Salm-Reifferscheidt-Hainspach, was 54 and her mother, Gräfin Maria Karolina von Dietrichstein, was 29. She married Michael Joseph Carl Graf von Kaunitz on 4 September 1769, in Prague, Bohemia, Austria. They were the parents of at least 8 sons and 3 daughters. She died on 22 July 1820, in Prague, Czechoslovakia, at the age of 69.

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Michael Joseph Carl Graf von Kaunitz
1745–1820
Gräfin Maria Christine zu Salm-Reifferscheidt-Hainspach
1751–1820
Marriage: 4 September 1769
Michael Leopold Graf von Kaunitz
1771–
Charlotte Gräfin von Kaunitz
1773–
Vincenc Karel Josef Graf Kaunitz
1774–1829
Maria Karolina Gräfin von Kaunitz
1775–
Jan Nepomuk Graf von Kaunitz
1776–
Leopold Michael Maria Joseph Graf von Kaunitz
1779–1848
Michael Joseph Graf von Kaunitz
1781–1846
Franz Anton Graf von Kaunitz
1782–
Adolph Graf von Kaunitz
1784–
Christina Gräfin von Kaunitz
1784–1825
Johann Graf von Kaunitz
1786–

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  • Marriage
    4 September 1769Prague, Bohemia, Austria
  • Children (11)

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    World Events (5)

    1756

    Age 5

    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart is born in Salzburg, Austria.

    1789

    Age 38

    The Napoleonic Wars begin.

    1791

    Age 40

    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart dies. He dies in Vienna at age 35.

    Name Meaning

    Chinese:

    Mandarin form of the surname 祖, meaning ‘ancestors’ in Chinese: (i) from the first element of the personal names Zu Jia (祖甲), Zu Yi (祖乙), Zu Xin (祖辛), Zu Ding (祖丁), and Zu Geng (祖庚), personal names of several kings during the Shang dynasty (1600–1046 BC ). (ii) from the first element of the personal names of Zu Ji (祖己) and Zu Yin (祖尹), who were descendants of an official called Zhong Hui who lived some time during the Shang dynasty (1600–1046 BC ).

    Mandarin form of the surname 俎, meaning ‘sacrificial utensil’ in ancient Chinese: (i) adopted as a surname by the Bao Zu (鮑俎) family from the Xianbei ethnic group in northern China during the Northern Wei dynasty (386–534 AD ). (ii) said to be adopted by the fourth son of the uncle of the famous general Yue Fei (1103–1142 AD ), who changed the original surname Zhu (祝) to Zu (俎) in order to escape from political persecutions.

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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