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The English word is recorded only since 1530, derived from Middle Latin archidux, from arch(i)- (see arch- (adj.)) + dux 'duke' .
Fictional Archdukes[change | change source]
Famous archdukes and duchesses[change | change source]
- Empress Maria Theresa.
- Archduchess Maria Antonia of Austria (better known as "Marie Antoinette" was a daughter of the above and wife of Louis XVI of France)
- Maria Teresa of Austria wife of Louis XIV of France. known as "Marie Thérèse".