Prince Aimone o Savoy, Duke o Aosta

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Prince Aimone o Savoy
Duke o Aosta
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Keeng o Croatie
Ring18 Mey 1941 – 31 Julie 1943
BornTurin, Italy
Dee'd29 Januar 1948(1948-01-29) (aged 47)
Buenos Aires, Argentina
Buirial31 Januar 1948
Ryal Superga, Superga, Turin, Italy
SpousePrincess Irene o Greece an Denmark
IssuePrince Amedeo, Duke o Aosta
Full name
Aimone Roberto Margherita Maria Giuseppe Torino di Savoia
HooseSavoy (Aosta branch)
FaitherEmanuele Filiberto, Duke o Aosta
MitherHélène o Orléans
ReleegionRoman Catholicism
Coat of arms of the savoy-aosta line.svg

Prince Aimone o Savoy, (4t) Duke o Aosta (Aimone Roberto Margherita Maria Giuseppe Torino; 9 Mairch 1900 – 29 Januar 1948) wis a Prince o Italy's reigning Hoose o Savoy an an officer o the Ryal Italian Navy. He wis elected tae be King o Croatie an wis king frae 18 Mey 1941 tae 31 Julie 1943 as Tomislav II throu he niver reigned thare. Efter the dismissal o Mussolini on 25 Julie 1943, the prince abdicated on 31 Julie as king on the orders o Victor Emmanuel III.

Background[eedit | eedit soorce]

The seicont son o Prince Emanuele Filiberto o Savoy, Duke of Aosta he wis granted the title Duke of Spoleto on 22 September 1904. He inherited the title Duke of Aosta on 3 Mairch 1942 follaein the daith o his brither Prince Amedeo, in a Breetish prisoner o war camp in Nairobi.

Mairiage[eedit | eedit soorce]

On 1 Julie 1939 in Florence the Duke o Aosta mairit Princess Irene o Greece an Denmark the dochter o King Constantine I o Greece an Princess Sophie o Proushie, Sophie wis hersel a dochter o Frederick III, German Emperor.

Issue[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Prince Amedeo o Savoy, Duke o Aosta (born 27 September 19430 mairit Princess Claude o Orléans an haed issue. Remairit Silvia Paternò di Spedalotto in 1987 nae issue.

Teegtles an styles[eedit | eedit soorce]

  • 9 Mairch 1900 – 21 September 1904 His Serene Highness Prince Aimone o Savoy.
  • 22 September 1904 – 17 Mey 1941 His Ryal Highness The Duke o Spoleto.
  • 18 Mey 1941 – 2 Mairch 1942 His Majesty The King o Croatie, Duke o Spoleto.
  • 3 Mairch 1942 – 31 Julie 1943 His Majesty The King o Croatie, Duke o Aosta.
  • 31 Julie 1943 – 30 Januar 1948 His Ryal Highness The Duke o Aosta.

External links[eedit | eedit soorce]

Media relatit tae Tomislav II o Croatia, 4th Duke o Aosta at Wikimedia Commons