Prince Emanuele Filiberto o Savoy, Prince o Venice

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Prince Emanuele Filiberto
Prince of Venice
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Born (1972-06-22) 22 Juin 1972 (age 48)
Geneva, Switzerland
SpouseClotilde Courau (m. 2003)
IssuePrincess Vittoria
Princess Luisa
Full name
Emanuele Filiberto Umberto Reza Ciro René Maria di Savoia
HooseSavoy
FaitherPrince Vittorio Emanuele, Prince of Naples
MitherMarina Ricolfi Doria

Prince Emanuele Filiberto o Savoy, Prince o Venice (Emanuele Filiberto Umberto Reza Ciro René Maria; born 22 June 1972), usually cried Emanuele Filiberto di Savoia, is a member o the House of Savoy. He is the son and heir of Vittorio Emanuele di Savoia an only male-line grandson o Umberto II, the last Keeng o Italy. In his latter days, Umberto II created an gave the teetle o "Prince of Venice" to his grandson Emanuele Filiberto, but as heir-apparent to the disputed headship of the Hoose o Savoy, Emanuele Filiberto also styles himself as "Prince o Piedmont".

Emanuele Filiberto grew up as an exile frae Italy, in accordance with the provision of the Italian constitution prohibiting the male issue of the Savoy kings of Italy from entering or staying on Italian territory.Since returning to Italy he has made many appearances on national television, including his participation as a contestant in Ballando con le stelle (the Italian version o Dancing with the Stars), an the Sanremo Music Festival.

He is mairit French actress Clotilde Courau.

Background[eedit | eedit soorce]

Emanuele Filiberto wis born in Genoa, Switzerland, the only child of Vittorio Emanuele, a disputed head o the Hoose ofSavoy, and his wife, Marina Ricolfi Doria, a Swiss former water ski champion.

Mairiage[eedit | eedit soorce]

On 10 Julie 2003, the engagement o Emanuele Filiberto to Clotilde Courau, a French actress, was announced. The couple mairit on 25 September o that year.

Issue[eedit | eedit soorce]

Emanuele Filiberto and Clotilde Courau have two daughters:

  1. Princess Vittoria o Savoy, born on December 28, 2003
  2. Princess Luisa o Savoy, born on August 16, 2006.