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VITTORIO EMANUELE (IV) Alberto Carlo Teodoro Umberto Bonifacio Amedeo Damiano Bernardino Gennaro Maria, DUKE OF SAVOY, Prince of Naples, b at Naples 12 Feb 1937, proclaimed himself Grand Master Supreme Order of the Annunziata, Grand Master Order of Saints Maurice and Lazarus, the Civil Order of Savoy, with the support of his mother and sisters, and has founded the Order of Merit of Savoy, Bailiff Gd Cross Hon & Dev of Sov Mil Order of Malta, Bailiff Gd Cross of Justice Constantinian Order of St George, Kt Order of Saint Andrew, Gd Cross Orders of Saint Alexander Nevsky, the White Eagle, Saint Anne, Saint Stanislas, the Redeemer of Greece, the Immaculate Conception of Vila Viçosa, & of Karageorge, son of late King Umberto II who died 18 Mar 1983, m at Teheran 7 Oct 1971, Marina (b at Geneva 12 Feb 1935), Gd Cross Hon & Dev Sov Mil Order of Malta, Dame Star Cross Order, dau of René Ricolfi Doria and Iris Benvenuti.  

Son

1. Emanuele Filiberto Umberto Reza Rene Maria, declared Prince of Venice at his baptism by his grandfather, on whom his father has conferred the title of Prince of Piedmont, b at Geneva 22 Jun 1972, Kt Order of the Annunziata by his father, Gd Cross Order of Saints Maurice and Lazarus, by his father.

Sisters

1. Princess Maria Pia Elena Elisabetta Margherita Milena Mafalda Ludovica Tecla Gennara, b at Naples 24 Sep 1934, Gd Cross Order of Saints Maurice and Lazarus, Dame of Hon & Dev of Sov Mil Order of Malta; m at Cascais, Portugal 12 Feb 1955 (m diss by div 1967), Prince Alexander of Yugoslavia (b at White Lodge, Richmond, Surrey 13 Aug 1924; m 2ndly at Paris 2 Nov 1973, Princess Barbara of Liechtenstein), Lt British Air Force.

2. Princess Maria Gabriella Giuseppa Aldegonda Adelaide Margherita Ludovica Felicita Gennara, b at Naples 24 Feb 1940, Gd Cross Order of Saints Maurice and Lazarus; m at Eze, France 21 Jun 1969 (m diss by div at ... Nov 1990), as his 2nd wife, Robert Zellinger de Balkány (b at Ichlód, Roumania 4 Aug 1931).

3. Princess Maria Beatrice Elena Margherita Ludovica Caterina Francesca Romana, b at Quirinal Palace, Rome 2 Feb 1943, Gd Cross Order of Saints Maurice and Lazarus; m at Cuidad Juarez, Mexico 1 Apr 1970 (civ) and at Cordoba, Agentina .. Jan 1971 (relig), Luis Rafael Reyna-Corvalán y Dillon (b at Cordóba 18 Apr 1939), Diplomat.

Father

Umberto II, King of Italy, etc, b at Racconigi 15 Sep 1904; Grand Master Supreme Order of the Annunziata, Grand Master Orders of Saints Maurice and Lazarus, Civil Order of Savoy, Crown of Italy, etc, Kt Orders of the Golden Fleece, Saint Hubert, Saint Januarius, the Elephant, the Seraphim, Saint Andrew, Gd Cross Orders of Saint Alexander Nevsky, the White Eagle, Saint Anne, Saint Stanislas, Carol I of Roumania, Leopold I of Belgium, Bailiff Gd Cross of Hon & Dev Sov Mil Order of Malta, Bailiff Gd Cross Constantinian Order of Saint George, d at Geneva 18 Mar 1983; Prince of Piedmont at his birth, Lieutenant-General of the Kingdom 5 Jun 1944, succeeded on his father's abdication 9 May 1946, following referendum of 2 Jun 1946 left Italy without abdicating 13 Jun 1946. He married at Rome 8 Jan 1930 Princess Marie José of Belgium, b at Ostende 4 Aug 1906, Gd Cross Orders of Saints Maurice and Lazarus, Dame Star Cross Order, Gd Cross of Hon & Dev of Sov Mil Order of Malta, dau of King Albert I of the Belgians and Duchess Elizabeth in Bavaria. She died in Geneva on 27 January, 2001.

Sisters of Father

Issue of King Vittorio Emanuel III, King of Italy, etc (b 11 Nov 1869; succeeded 29 Jul 1900; abdicated in favour of his only son 9 May 1946; d 28 Dec 1947) and Princess Elena of Montenegro (b 8 Jan 1873; m 24 Oct 1896; d 28 Nov 1952).

1. Princess Jolanda Margherita Milena Elisabetta Romana Maria, b at Rome 1 Jun 1901; d at Rome 16 Oct 1986, Gd Cross Order of Saints Maurice and Lazarus, Dame of Hon & Dev of Sov Mil Order of Malta; m at Rome 9 Apr 1923, Giorgio, Conte Calvi, Conte di Bergolo (b at Athens 15 Mar 1887; d at Rome 25 Feb 1977), Kt Order of Annunziata, Gen Italian Army.

2. Princess Mafalda Maria Elisabetta Anna Romana, b at Rome 19 Nov 1902; d in Buchenwald concentration camp 27 Aug 1944, Gd Cross Hon & Dev Sov Mil Order of Malta; m at Racconigi 23 Sep 1925, Philipp, Landgrave of Hesse (b at Rumpenheim 6 Nov 1896; d at Rome 25 Oct 1980), Kt Order of Annunziata, etc, Prussian Councillor of State, President of Province of Hesse-Naussau, SA OberGruppenführer.

3. Princess Giovanna Elisabetta Antonia Romana Maria, b at Rome 13 Nov 1907, Gd Cross Hon & Dev Sov Mil Order of Malta; m at Assisi 25 Oct 1930, Boris III, King of the Bulgarians, Duke of Saxony (b at Sofia 30 Jan 1894; d there 28 Aug 1943), Kt Order of Annunziata, etc

4. Princess Maria Francesca Anna Romana, b at Rome 26 Dec 1914, Gd Cross Hon & Dev Sov Mil Order of Malta, Dame Star Cross Order; m at Rome 23 Jan 1939, Prince Luigi of Bourbon-Parma (b at Schwarzau am Steinfelde 5 Dec 1899; d at Mandelieu, nr Cannes 4 Dec 1967).

Brothers of Great-Grandfather

Issue of Vittorio Emanuele II, King of Sardinia, etc, later (from 1861) King of Italy (b 14 Mar 1820; d 9 Jan 1878) and Archduchess Adelaide of Austria (b 3 Jun 1822; m 12 Apr 1842; d 20 Jan 1855), having had issue, among whom,

Son

Prince Amedeo Ferdinando Maria, b at Turin 30 May 1845; d at Turin 18 Jan 1890, cr Duke of Aosta 1845, accepted the crown of Spain and was proclaimed as Amadeo I, King of Spain and the Indies 16 Nov 1870 (renouncing his rights to the Italian Throne for himself and his successors), abdicated 11 Feb 1873 (and reintegrated into the Italian Royal House and succession to the Crown); m 1stly at Turin 30 May 1867, Princess Maria Vittoria (b at Paris 9 Aug 1847; d at San Remo 8 Nov 1876), dau of Carlo Emanuele, Principe della Cisterna e di Belriguardo and Countess Louise de Mérode. He m 2ndly at Turin 11 Sep 1888, his niece, Princess Maria Letizia (b at Paris 20 Nov 1866; d at Moncalieri 25 Oct 1926), only dau of Prince Napoleon (Bonaparte), Head of the Imperial House of France and Princess Clotilde of Savoy, and had issue, among whom, by his first wife,

Son

Prince Emanuele Filiberto Vittorio Eugenio Alberto Genova Giuseppe Maria, 2nd Duke of Aosta, b at Genoa 13 Jan 1869; d at Turin 4 Jul 1931, Kt Orders of the Annunziata, the Black Eagle of Prussia, the Seraphim, the Golden Fleece (Austria), the Garter, the Rue Crown of Saxony, Gd Cross Order of Saints Maurice and Lazarus, Bailiff Gd Cross of Hon & Dev of Sov Mil Order of Malta, Marshal of Italy, Senator of the Kingdom, etc; m at Kingston-on-Thames, Surrey 25 Jun 1895, Princess Hélène (b at York House, Twickenham, Middlesex 13 Jun 1871; d at Castellamare di Stabia 21 Jan 1951; m 2ndly 1936 Col Otto Campini), dau of Prince Philippe of Orléans, Count of Paris, Head of the Royal House of Orléans, and Infanta Maria Isabel of Spain, and had issue,

1). Prince Amedeo Umberto Isabella Luigi Filippo Maria Giuseppe Giovanni, 3rd Duke of Aosta, b at Turin 21 Oct 1898; d in a British Prisoner of War Camp in Nairobi, Kenya 3 Mar 1942, Kt Orders of the Annunziata, Gd Cross Order of Saints Maurice and Lazarus, Bailiff Gd Cross of Hon & Dev of Sov Mil Order of Malta, Viceroy of Ethiopia, Gov-Gen East Africa, Gen Italian Air Force, Senator of the Kingdom, etc; m at Naples 5 Nov 1927, his 1st cousin, Princess Anne (b at Nouvion-en-Thierache 5 Aug 1906; d at Sorrento 19 Mar 1986), Dame Star Cross Order, Gd Cross Hon & Dev Sov Mil Order of Malta, dau of Prince Jean of Orléans, Duke of Guise, Head of the Royal House of Orléans, and Princess Isabelle of Orléans, and had issue,

    (1). Princess Margherita Isabella Maria Vittoria Emanuella Elena Gennara, b at Capodimonte, Naples 7 Apr 1930, Dame Star Cross Order, Dame    of Hon & Dev Sov Mil Order of Malta; m at Bourgen-Bress 28 Dec (civ) and at Brou 20 Dec (relig) 1953, Archduke Robert of Austria (b at Schönbrunn 8 Feb 1915; d at Basel 7 Feb 1996), Dr rer pol, Bank Director, son of Karl I, Emperor of Austria and Princess Zita of Bourbon-Parma.

    (2). Princess Maria Cristina Giusta Elena Giovanna, b at Miramar, nr Trieste 12 Sep 1933, Dame of Justice Gd Cross Constantinian Order of St George; m at Jacarézinho, Brazil 29 Jan 1967, Prince Casimiro of Bourbon-Two Sicilies (b at Warsaw 8 Nov 1938).   

2). Prince Aimone Roberto Margherita Maria Giuseppe Torino, 4th Duke of Aosta, b at Turin 9 Mar 1900; d at Buenos Aires, Argentina 29 Jan 1948, cr Duke of Spoleto (ad personam) 22 Sep 1904, proclaimed King of Croatia, Prince of `Bosnia and Herzegovina, Voivode of Dalmatia, Tuzla and Temun as Tomislav II on 18 May 1941, abandoned all claim to that crown 12 Oct 1943, Kt Order of the Annunziata, Gd Cross Orders of Saints Maurice and Lazarus, Carol I of Roumania, etc Vic-Adm Italian Navy; m at Florence 1 Jul 1939, Princess Irene (b at Athens 13 Feb 1904; d at Fiesole, nr Florence 14 Apr 1974), Dame Star Cross Order, dau of Constantine I, King of the Hellenes and Princess Sophie of Prussia, and had issue,

    (1) Prince Amedeo Umberto Costantino Giorgio Paolo Elena Maria Fiorenzo Zvonimir, 5th Duke of Aosta, Principe della Cisterna e di Belriguardo, Marquess di Voghera, Count di Ponderano, b at Florence 27 Sep 1943, Kt Order of the Annunziata, Gd Cross Order of Saints Maurice and Lazarus, Kt Hon & Dev of Sov Mil Order of Malta, Bailiff Gd Cross Constantinian Order of Saint George; m 1stly at Sintra, Portugal 22 Jul 1964 (m diss by div Port-au-Prince, Haiti, 26 Apr 1982, declared annulled by the Tribunal of the Roman Rota in 8 Jan 1987), Princess Claude (b at Larache, Morocco 11 Dec 1943; m 2ndly civilly at Port au Prince 27 Apr 1982 [divorced], Arnaldo R La Cagnina; m 3rdly, religiously, near Milan 14 Jun 2006 Enrico Gandolfi), dau of Prince Henri of Orléans, Count of Paris, Head of the Royal House of Orléans, and Princess Isabelle of Orléans-Bragança. He m 2ndly at Villa Spedalotto, Bagheria, nr Palermo 30 Mar 1987, Donna Silvia (b at Palermo 30 Dec 1953), Gd Cross Order of Saints Maurice & Lazarus, Dame Hon & Dev of Sov Mil Order of Malta, dau of Don Vincenzo Paternò, Marquess di Regiovanni, Count di Prades, Baron di Spedalotto and Rosanna Bellardo Ferraris di Celle, and has issue from his first wife,

        (a) Princess Bianca Irene Olga Elena Isabella Fiorenza Maria, b at Florence 2 Apr 1966; m at Il Borro 11 Sep 1988, Count Giberto Arrivabene Valenti Gonzaga (b at Rome 5 Jul 1961).

        (b) Prince Aimone Umberto Emanuele Filiberto Luigi Amedeo Elena Maria Fiorenzo, Duke of Apulia, b at Florence 13 Oct 1967, Kt Order of Annunziata, Kt of Hon & Dev of Sov Mil Order of Malta.

        (c) Princess Mafalda Giovanna Shams Maria Fiorenza Isabella, b at Florence 20 Sep 1969; m 1stly at Il Borro 18 Sep 1994 (divorced and annulled), Don Alessandro Ruffo di Calabria of the Princes of Palazzolo (b at Turin 4 Nov 1964); m 2ndly. at London 27 Apr 2001 Nobile Francesco Ferrante Carlo Napoleone Lombardo di San Chirico (b Milan 31 Jan 1968)


Brother of Great-Great-Grandfather

Issue of King Carlo Alberto, Regent of the Kingdom of Sardinia for one week after the abdication of King Vittorio Emanuele I 1821, who succeeded as King of Sardinia 27 Apr 1831, Viceroy of Sardinia 1829, abdicated in favour of his elder son 23 Mar 1849 (b 29 Oct 1798; d 28 Jul 1849) and Princess Maria Teresa of Tuscany, Archduchess of Austria (b 21 Mar 1801; m 30 Sep 1817, d 12 Jan 1855), having had issue, among whom,

Son

Prince Ferdinando Maria Alberto Amedeo Filiberto Vincenzo, b at Florence 15 Nov 1822; d at Turin 10 Feb 1855, cr Duke of Genoa 1831, Adm Sardinian Navy; m at Dresden 22 Apr 1850, Duchess Elisabetta (b at Dresden 4 Feb 1830; m 2ndly at Aglié Oct 1856, Niccolo, Marchese Rapallo; d at Stresa 14 Aug 1912), dau of Johann I, King of Saxony, and had issue, among whom,

Son

Prince Tomaso Alberto Vittorio, 2nd Duke of Genoa, b at Turin 6 Feb 1854; d at Turin 15 Apr 1931, Kt Orders of the Annunziata, the Black Eagle of Prussia, Saint Hubert, the Golden Fleece, the Rue Crown of Saxomy, Gd Cross Order of Saints Maurice and Lazarus, Bailiff Gd Cross of Hon & Dev of Sov Mil Order of Malta, Adm Italian Navy, Senator, Regent of Italy 1915-18; m at Nymphenburg 14 Apr 1883, Princess Isabella (b at Nymphenburg 31 Aug 1863; d at Rome 26 Feb 1924), Dame Star Cross Order, Gd Cross of Saints Maurice and Lazarus, Dame Orders of Theresa of Bavaria, Saint Elisabeth of Bavaria, Star Cross Order, dau of Prince Adalbert of Bavaria and Infanta Amalia of Spain, and had issue (Princes and Princess of Savoy-Genova, and Royal Highnesses ad personam 3 Mar 1898),

    1)

Prince Ferdinando Umberto Filippo Adalberto, 3rd Duke of Genoa, b at Turin 21 Apr 1884, d at Bordighera 24 Jun 1963, cr Prince of Udine (primogeniture) 22 Sep 1904, Kt Orders of the Annunziata, the Black Eagle of Prussia, Saint Hubert, Bailiff Gd Cross Hon & Dev Sov Mil Order of Malta, Adm Italian Navy; m at Turin 28 Feb 1938, Countess Maria Luigia (b at Fossano 11 Oct 1899; d at Turin 19 Jul 1986), Dame Hon & Dev Sov Mil Order of Malta, dau of Carlo Alliaga Gandolfi, Count of Ricaldone di Borghetto and Elena Teresa Luigia Cavalli.

2). Prince Filiberto Ludovico Massimiliano Emanuele Maria, 4th Duke of Genoa, b at Turin 10 Mar 1895; d at Lausanne 7 Sep 1990, cr Duke of Pistoia (ad personam) 22 Sep 1904, Kt Order of the Annunziata, Gd Cross Order of Saints Maurice and Lazarus, Bailiff Gd Cross Sov Mil Order of Malta, Bailiff Gd Cross Constantinian Order of St George, Gen Italian Army, Italian Senator; m at Turin 30 Apr 1928, Princess & Duchess Lydia (b at Brussels 1 Apr 1905; d at Lausanne 23 Jul 1977), Dame Star Cross Order, Dame of Justice Gd Cross Constantinian Order of St George, dau of Engelbert Maria, 9th Duke d'Arenberg, etc and Princess Hedwige de Ligne.

3). Princess Maria Bona Margherita Albertina Vittoria, b at Castello d'Aglié, Piedmont 1 Aug 1896; d at Rome 2 Feb 1971; m Castello d'Aglié 8 Jan 1921, Prince Konrad of Bavaria (b at Munich 22 Nov 1883; d at Hinterstein 6 Sep 1969).

4). Prince Adalberto Luitpoldo Elena Giuseppe Maria, b at Turin 19 Mar 1898; d at Turin 15 Dec 1982, cr Duke of Bergamo (ad personam) 22 Sep 1904, Kt Order of the Annunizata, Gd Cross Order of Saints Maurice and Lazarusd, Kt of Hon & Dev of Sov Mil Order of Malta, Gd Cross and Lieutenant in Italy Order of the Holy Sepulchre of Jerusalem, Gen Italian Army,.

5). Princess Maria Adelaide Vittoria Amelia Elisabeth Marca, b at Turin 25 Apr 1904; d .... Aug 1979; m at San Rossore, nr Pisa 15 Jul 1935, Leone Massimo, 5th Prince of Arsoli (b at Rome 25 Jan 1896; d at ... May 1979).

6). Prince Eugenio Alfonso Carlo Maria Giuseppe, b at Turin 13 Mar 1906; d at São Paulo 12 Aug 1996, succeeded as 5th Duke of Genoa 7 Sep 1990, cr Duke of Ancona ad personam 31 Mar 1906, Col Italian Army, Kt of Hon & Dev of Sov Mil Order of Malta, Bailiff Gd Cross Constantian Order of St George; m at Schloss Nymphenburg 29 Oct 1938, Princess Lucia (b at Schloss Nymphenburg 9 Jul 1908; died 2002), Dame Star Cross Order, Gd Cross Constantinian Order of St George, Dame of Hon & Dev of Sov Mil Order of Malta, Dame Order of Theresa of Bavaria, dau of Prince Ferdinando of Bourbon-Two Sicilies, Duke of Calabria Head of the Royal House of the Two Sicilies, and Princess Maria of Bavaria, and has issue,

            Princess Maria Isabella Elena Immacolata Barbara Anna Pace, b at Rome 23 Jun 1943, m at Rome 19 Feb and at Lausanne 29 Apr 1971,     Alberto Frioli, Count of Rezzano (b at Rimini 7 Apr 1943), son of Guido Aldo Frioli, 1st Count of Rezzano (23 Feb 1971). The issue of this marriage have been accorded the name Savoia Genova Frioli.

 

 

 

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