Prince Eugenio, Duke of Genoa

Prince Eugenio of Savoy, 5th Duke of Genoa[1][2] (Eugenio Alfonso Carlo Maria Giuseppe; 13 March 1906 8 December 1996) was a member of the House of Savoy, Duke of Ancona from birth, and the 5th and final Duke of Genoa. Prince Eugenio was the sixth and youngest child of Prince Thomas of Savoy, 2nd Duke of Genoa and his wife Princess Isabella of Bavaria.[1][2]

Prince Eugenio
Duke of Genoa
Duke of Ancona
Born(1906-03-13)13 March 1906
Turin
Died8 December 1996(1996-12-08) (aged 90)
São Paulo
Burial
SpousePrincess Lucia of the Two Sicilies
IssuePrincess Maria Isabella of Savoy
Full name
Italian: Eugenio Alfonso Carlo Maria Giuseppe
HouseSavoy-Genoa
FatherThomas, 2nd Duke of Genoa
MotherPrincess Isabella of Bavaria

Marriage and issue

Prince Eugenio married Princess Lucia of the Two Sicilies, fifth child and fourth-eldest daughter of Prince Ferdinand Pius of the Two Sicilies, Duke of Calabria and his wife Princess Maria Ludwiga Theresia of Bavaria, on 29 October 1938 at Nymphenburg Palace in Munich, Germany.[1][2] The bride and groom were second cousins once removed in descent from King Ludwig I of Bavaria. Prince Eugenio and Princess Lucia had one daughter:[1][2]

Later life

After the dissolution of the Kingdom of Italy in 1946, Prince Eugenio and his family relocated to Brazil where the Duke ran a farm. Upon his death on 8 December 1996, the male line of the Genoa branch of the House of Savoy became extinct as did the Royal Dukedom of Genoa. In 2006, the ashes of the Duke and Duchess of Genoa were transferred to the Royal Crypt of Superga near Turin.

Titles, styles, honours and arms

Honours

Ancestry

References

  1. Darryl Lundy (10 May 2003). "Eugenio di Savoia-Genova, Duca di Genova". ThePeerage.com. Retrieved 2008-10-12.
  2. Paul Theroff. "ITALY". Paul Theroff's Royal Genealogy Site. Archived from the original on April 28, 2009. Retrieved 2008-10-12.
Prince Eugenio, Duke of Genoa
Born: 13 March 1906 Died: 8 December 1996
Italian nobility
Preceded by
Filiberto
Duke of Genoa
7 September 1990 8 December 1996
Succeeded by
Extinct
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