Prince Eugenio, Duke of Genoa
Prince Eugenio of Savoy, 5th Duke of Genoa (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.
|Duke of Genoa|
Duke of Ancona
|Born||13 March 1906|
|Died||8 December 1996 90) (aged|
|Spouse||Princess Lucia of the Two Sicilies|
|Issue||Princess Maria Isabella of Savoy|
|Father||Thomas, 2nd Duke of Genoa|
|Mother||Princess 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. 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:
- Princess Maria Isabella Elena Immacolata Barbara Anna Pace of Savoy-Genoa (born 23 June 1943 in Rome), married on 29 April 1971 in Lausanne, Alberto Frioli (born 7 April 1943 in Rimini), son of Guido Frioli, Count of Rezzano, and Vittoria Fabbri. They have four children.
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
Knight Grand Cross of Justice of the Sacred Military Constantinian Order of Saint George Knight of Honor and Devotion of the Sovereign Military Hospitaller Order of Saint John of Jerusalem, of Rhodes and of Malta Knight of the Order of Saint Hubert
Prince Eugenio, Duke of GenoaBorn: 13 March 1906 Died: 8 December 1996
| Duke of Genoa
7 September 1990 – 8 December 1996