Prince Emanuele Filiberto o Savoy, Duke o Aosta

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Emanuele Filiberto o Savoy
Duke o Aosta
2nd Duke of Aosta.jpg
Born13 Januar 1869(1869-01-13)
Genoa
Dee'd4 Julie 1931(1931-07-04) (aged 62)
Turin
BuirialSacrario militare di Redipuglia
SpousePrincess Hélène o Orléans
IssueAmedeo, Duke of Aosta
Aimone, Duke o Aosta
Full name
Emanuele Filiberto Vittorio Eugenio Alberto Genova Giuseppe Maria di Savoia
HooseHoose o Savoy (Aosta branch)
FaitherAmadeo I o Spain
MitherMaria Vittoria dal Pozzo
Coat of arms of the savoy-aosta line.svg

Prince Emanuele Filiberto o Savoy, (2nd) Duke o Aosta (Emanuele Filiberto Vittorio Eugenio Alberto Genova Giuseppe Maria; 13 Januar 1869 – 4 Julie 1931) was an Italian general an member o the Aosta branch o the Hoose o Savoy. He wis Prince o Asturias frae 1870 to 1873, as the son o Amadeo I, and wis aa a cousin o Victor Emmanuel III o Italy. Filiberto wis aa a commander in World War I.

Biography[eedit | eedit soorce]

He was born in Genoa the eldest son o Prince Amadeo o Savoy, Duke o Aosta and his first wife Donna Maria Vittoria dal Pozzo. In 1870 his father was elected king of Spain and Emanuele Filiberto became the Prince of Asturias. His time as heir apparent wis be short lived as his faither abdicated and returned tae Italy in 1873 after three years on the throne. In 1890 he succeeded tae the teetle o Duke o Aosta.

Mairriage[eedit | eedit soorce]

He mairit Princess Hélène o Orléans. She wis a daughter o Prince Antoine o Orléans, Duke o Montpensier an Infanta Maria Isabel o Spain.

Childer[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Prince Amedeo o Savoy, (3rd) Duke o Aosta (21 October 1898 – 3 Mairch 1942); mairit Princess Anne o Orléans.
  2. Prince Aimone o Savoy, (4t) Duke o Aosta who briefly reigned as Keeng Tomislav II o Croatie. (9 Mairch 1900 – 29 Januar 1948); mairit Princess Irene o Greece an Denmark.

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