Prince Alfonso, Coont o Caserta

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Prince Alfonso
Coont o Caserta
Undated photgraph o the Coont o Caserta.
Head o the Bourbons o the Twa Sicilies
Tenure27 December 1894 – 26 Mey 1934
PredecessorFrancis II
SuccessorPrince Ferdinand Pius
Born28 Mairch 1841(1841-03-28)
Ryal Palace, Caserta, Twa Sicilies
Dee'd26 Mey 1934(1934-05-26) (aged 93)
Cannes, Fraunce
BuirialCimetière du Grand Jas, Cannes
SpousePrincess Maria Antonietta o the Twa Sicilies
IssuePrince Ferdinand Pius
Prince Carlo
Prince Francesco di Paola
Princess Maria Immaculata
Princess Maria Cristina
Princess Maria di Grazia
Prince Ranieri, Duke o Castro
Prince Filippo
Prince Francesco d'Assisi
Prince Gabriele
Full name
Alfonso Maria Giuseppe Alberto di Borbone
HooseBourbons o the Twa Sicilies
FaitherFerdinand II o the Twa Sicilies
MitherMaria Theresa o Austrick
ReleegionRoman Catholic

Prince Alfonso o the Twa Sicilies, Coont o Caserta (Alfonso Maria Giuseppe Alberto; 28 Mairch 1841 – 26 Mey 1934) wis a Prince o the Twa Sicilies bi birth an wis created the Coont o Caserta. Frae December 1894 tae Mey 1934 he wis the pretender tae the throne o the Kinrick o the Twa Sicilies the largest Kinrick on the Italian Peninsular. He wis also a cousin o the Empress o Brazil.

Mairriage[eedit | eedit soorce]

He mairit Princess Maria Antonietta o the Twa Sicilies in Rome on 8 Juin 1868. She wis a dochter o Prince Francis o the Twa Sicilies, Coont o Trapani an his wife Airchduchess Maria Isabella o Austrick.

Issue[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Prince Ferdinand Pius o the Twa Sicilies, Duke o Calabria (25 Julie 1869 – 17 Januar 1960) mairit Princess Maria Ludwiga Theresia o Bavarie (dochter o Ludwig III o Bavarie) an haed issue.
  2. Prince Carlo o the Twa Sicilies (10 November 1870 – 11 November 1949) mairit (1) Mercedes, Princess o Asturias (dochter o Alfonso XII o Spain) an haed childer. Remairit (2) Princess Louise o Orléans (dochter o Prince Philippe, Coont o Paris) an haed issue.
  3. Prince Francesco di Paola o the Twa Sicilies (14 Julie 1873 – 26 Juin 1876)
  4. Princess Maria Immaculata o the Twa Sicilies (30 October 1874 – 28 November 1947) mairit Prince Johann Georg o Saxony, son o George o Saxony but haed nae issue.
  5. Princess Maria Cristina o the Twa Sicilies (10 Aprile 1877 – 4 October 1947) mairit Airchduke Peter Ferdinand, Prince o Tuscany (son o Ferdinand IV, Grand Duke o Tuscany an haed issue.
  6. Princess Maria di Grazia o the Twa Sicilies (12 August 1878 – 20 Juin 1973) mairit Prince Luiz o Orléans-Braganza, (son o Prince Gaston, Coont o Eu) an haed issue.
  7. Princess Maria Giuseppina o the Twa Sicilies (25 Februar 1880 – 22 Julie 1971)
  8. Prince Gennaro o the Twa Sicilies (24 January 1882 – 11 Aprile 1944) mairit Beatrice Bordessa, Coontess o Villa Colli but haed nae issue.
Countess Maria Carolina Zamoyska, daughter of Count Andrzej Przemysław Zamoyski. This marriage produced twa issue.
  1. Prince Filippo o the Twa Sicilies (10 December 1885 – 9 Mairch 1949) mairit Princess Marie Louise o Orléans, dochter o Prince Emmanuel, Duke o Vendôme an haed issue. Remairit (2) Odette Labori but haed nae issue.
  2. Prince Francesco d'Assisi o the Twa Sicilies (13 Januar 1888 – 26 Mairch 1914)
  3. Prince Gabriele o the Twa Sicilies (1 Januar 1897 – 22 October 1975) mairit Princess Malgorzata Izabella Czartoryska (dochter o Prince Adam Ludwik Czartoryski) an haed issue.

See also[eedit | eedit soorce]

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