Zofia Sapieha

As of August 2020.

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Zofia Komorowska
Coat of arms Lis
Born (1919-10-11)11 October 1919
Died 14 August 1997(1997-08-14) (aged 77)
Herstal, Belgium
Noble family Sapieha
consort Count Leon Michał Komorowski

Countess Gabriela Maria Komorowska
Róża Maria de Rolley
Countess Anna Maria d’Udekem d’Acoz
Count Michał Leon Komorowski
Krystyna Maria de Brabant
Maria Teresa Braun
Father Prince Adam Zygmunt Sapieha
Mother Teresa Sobańska h. Junosza

Countess Zofia Komorowska (born Her Serene Highness Princess Zofia Sapieha) (11 October 1919 – 14 August 1997) was a Polish noblewoman and the grandmother of Queen Mathilde of Belgium.

Princess (Polish: Księżniczka) Zofia was a member of a Polish–Lithuanian princely family, the Sapieha family (Lis coat of arms). Her father, Prince Adam Zygmunt Sapieha (2 May 1892 – 20 October 1970) was a military aviator. Her mother, Teresa Sobańska (20 October 1891 – 14 October 1975) was also a Polish noblewoman (szlachcianka). On 25 July 1942, in Warsaw, Princess Zofia married Count Leon Michał Komorowski (14 August 1907 – 13 September 1992); the couple had six children:

  • Gabriela Maria (born 20 December 1943);
  • Róża Maria (born 5 July 1945); wed, on 16 September 1969, to Belgian nobleman Jean Michel Maus de Rolley:
    • Sophie Maus de Rolley,
    • Bernard Maus de Rolley,
    • Xavier Maus de Rolley (died February 1996), twin of Bernard.
  • Anna Maria; wed, on 1 September 1971, to Belgian nobleman Patrick d’Udekem d’Acoz:
    • Queen Mathilde of Belgium (née Jonkvrouw, later Countess d’Udekem d’Acoz),
    • Jonkvrouw Marie-Alix d’Udekem d’Acoz (died 14 August 1997),
    • Margravine Élisabeth von Pallavicini (née Jonkvrouw, later Countess d’Udekem d’Acoz),
    • Baroness Hélène Janssen (née Jonkvrouw, later Countess d’Udekem d’Acoz),
    • Count Charles-Henri d’Udekem d’Acoz.
  • Michał Leon (born 4 January 1953); wed, on 4 September 1976, to Dominique Willems:
    • Rodolphe Komorowski,
    • Godefroy Komorowski,
    • Charlotte Komorowski,
    • Marie-Hedwige Komorowski.
  • Krystyna Maria (born 14 February 1955); wed, on 25 July 1983, to Alain de Brabant :
    • Pierre-Ladislas de Brabant,
    • Noemi de Brabant,
    • Benedicte de Brabant,
    • Clothilde de Brabant,
    • Jean-Baptiste de Brabant,
    • Martin de Brabant, twin of Jean-Baptiste.
  • Maria Teresa (born 10 January 1958); wed to Gérard Braun:[when?]
    • Xavier Braun,
    • Olivier Braun.


Princess Zofia and her granddaughter Marie-Alix were killed in a car accident on 14 August 1997 in Herstal, Belgium.[1]