Robert Maria Anton Karl Max Heinrich Sixtus Xavier
Felix Renatus Ludwig Gaetan Pius Ignatius
Archduke Otto of Austria
the last Crown Prince of the Austro-Hungarian Empire,
the son of
His Imperial and Apostolic Majesty
Blessed Karl I of Austria
who was laid to rest with his wife
in the tomb of the Emperors
in Vienna on Saturday, 16 July.
His heart will be buried at the
in Hungary on Sunday, 17 July.
speak of the influence of their wonderful mother.
Archduke Otto died peacefully in his sleep on
4 July, 2011, in Bavaria.
His remains were first transferred to Munich
for the first Requiem,
followed by a journey to the pilgrimage shrine of Mariazell
where he was laid in state
besides the remains of his wife Regina
who died in 2010.
After being translated to Vienna and the Requiem
the funeral procession conducted the
Archduke to his final resting place.
hearse arrives at the doors of the church (as shown below).
The deceased Imperial personage is twice announced for admittance
using all his titles of nobility
to which the Capuchin within replies - "We do not know him".
Only on the third request when the deceased is announced as:
"Otto, a mortal, sinful human being!"
are the doors be open and the hearse admitted.
Eternal rest grant unto him O Lord,
and let perpetual light shine upon him.
May he rest in peace.
Requiem aeternam dona ei, Domine,
et lux perpetua luceat ei.
Requiescat in pace.