József III
Joseph August Austria 1872 1962 in1916.jpg
King József III as an Austro-Hungarian Field marshal in 1916.
Reign 1 February 1946 – 6 July 1962
Predecessor Ottó II
Successor József IV
Spouse Princess Auguste of Bavaria
Crown Prince József

Archduchess Gisela
Archduchess Sophie
Archduke Laszlo
Archduke Matyas
Arhduchess Magdalena

House House of Habsburg
Father Archduke Joseph Karl of Austria
Mother Princess Clotilde of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha
Born 9 August 1872
Alcsút, Hungary, Austria-Hungary Flag of Austria-Hungary (1869-1918)
Died 6 July 1962 (aged 89)
Budapest, Hungary Flag of Hungary (1915-1918, 1919-1946; 3-2 aspect ratio)
Religion Catholic

József III, born as Archduke Joseph August Viktor Klemens Maria of Austria, Prince of Hungary and Bohemia (9 August 1872 – 6 July 1962) was the first King of an independent Hungary in over 400 years. He was a member of the Austrian House of Habsburg, the eldest son of Archduke Joseph Karl of Austria (1833–1905) and his wife Princess Clotilde of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha (1846–1927). Joseph August's grandfather had been Palatine Joseph of Hungary (1776–1847), Palatine and Viceroy of Hungary, a younger son of Emperor Leopold II.

József III of Hungary (Central Victory)
Born: 7 August 1872 Died: 6 July 1962
Regnal titles
Preceded by:
Ottó II
King of Hungary
Succeeded by:
József IV

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