Infante Alfonso, Duke o Calabrie

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Infante Alfonso
Duke o Calabrie, Coont o Caserta
Infante Alfonso de Borbon.png
A young Alfonso in 1912.
Heid o the Bourbons o the Twa Sicilies
Tenure7 Januar 1960 – 3 Februar 1964
PredecessorPrince Ferdinand Pius, Duke o Calabrie
SuccessorInfante Carlos
Born30 November 1901(1901-11-30)
Madrid, Spain
Dee'd3 Februar 1964(1964-02-03) (aged 62)
Madrid, Spain
BuirialPanteon Infantes, Monastery o San Lorenzo de el Escorial
SpousePrincess Alicia o Parma (m. 1936)
Issue
Full name
Alfonso Maria Leo Christinus Alfonso di Liguori Antonio Francesco Saverio
HooseBourbons o the Twa Sicilies
FaitherPrince Carlo o the Twa Sicilies
MitherMaría de las Mercedes, Princess o Asturias
ReleegionRoman Catholic
Great Royal Coat of Arms of the Two Sicilies.svg

Infante Alfonso o Spain, Prince o the Twa Sicilies, Duke o Calabrie (30 November 1901 – 3 Februar 1964) wIs ane o twa claimants tae the teetle o the heid o the Bourbon o the Twa Sicilies frae 1960 until his daith in 1964. Alfonso was the son o Prince Carlos o Bourbon-Twa Sicilies (1870–1949) an his wife, Mercedes, Princess o Asturias (1880–1904). He was born and died in Madrid, Spain.

Alfonso's mither was Mercedes, Princess o Asturias, but she died in childbirth in 1904. Keeng Alfonso XIII o Spain wis unmairit at the time so as the Princess o the Asturias' eldest son, Alfonso became heir-presumptive to the Spanish crown, though, unlike his mither, he niver held the teetle o Prince o Asturias. He wis heir-presumptive until the birth of his cousin, Alfonso in 1907, tae Alfonso XIII an Queen Victoria Eugenie.

Maiiage[eedit | eedit soorce]

Alfonso mairit Princess Alicia o Parma (1917-2017), his seicont cousin, dochter o Elias, Duke o Parma an Piacenza and his wife Airchduchess Maria Anna o Austrick, on 16 Aprile 1936 in Vienna, Austria.

Issue[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Princess Teresa María o the Twa Sicilies, Duchess o Salerno (born 6 Februar 1937) mairit Íñigo Moreno y Arteaga, 8t Marquis o Laula an haed issue.
  2. Infante Carlos, Duke o Calabrie (16 Januar 1938 – 5 October 2015) mairit Princess Anne o Orléans an haed issue.
  3. Princess Inés María o the Twa Sicilies, Duchess o Syracuse (born 18 Februar 1940) mairit Luis de Morales y Aguado an haed issue.