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Italy

  • M. Epstein
Part of the The Statesman’s Yearbook book series (SYBK)

Abstract

Vittorio Emanuele III., born November 11, 1869, the only son of King Umberto I. of Italy and of Queen Margherita ; succeeded to the throne on the death of his father, July 29, 1900 ; married October 24, 1896, to Elena, born January 8, 1873, daughter of Nicholas, King of Montenegro; offspring, (1) Princess Jolanda, born June 1, 1901, married on April 9, 1923, to Count Calvi di Bergolo ; has three daughters and a son, born in 1924, 1927, 1930 and 1933 respectively ; (2) Princess Mafalda, born November 19, 1902, married on September 23, 1925, to Prince Philip of Hesse ; has two sons, born in 1926 and in 1927 respectively; (3) Prince Umberto Nicola Tomaso Giovanni Maria, Prince of Piedmont and Heir Apparent, born September 15, 1904, married January 8, 1930, to Marie-José of Belgium, born August 4, 1906; offspring: Princess Maria Pia, born September 24, 1934 ; Prince Vittorio Emanuele, born February 12, 1937, Prince of Naples ; (4) Princess Giovanna, born November 13, 1907, married to King Boris of Bulgaria, on October 25, 1930 ; has one daughter and a son, born in 1933 and 1937 respectively; (5) Princess Maria, born December 26, 1914, married January 23, 1939, to Prince Lous of Bourbon-Parma, ninth son of the late Robert, Duke of Parma.

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© Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 1939

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