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Antônio, Prince Imperial of Brazil

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Prince Imperial of Brazil (more)
Antonio in 2021
BornPrince Antônio of Brazil
(1950-06-24) 24 June 1950 (age 73)
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Full name
Antônio João Maria José Jorge Miguel Rafael Gabriel Gonzaga
FatherPedro Henrique, Prince of Brazil
MotherPrincess Maria Elisabeth of Bavaria
ReligionRoman Catholicism
SignatureAntônio's signature

Antônio of Orléans-Braganza (born 24 June 1950, Rio de Janeiro) is a member of the Imperial House of Brazil and the Prince Imperial of Brazil according to the disputed claims of the Imperial Family's Vassouras branch, being the second in the line line of succession to the Brazilian throne as heir to his elder brother Bertrand, Prince of Brazil.[1]

He came from the younger branch, known as the branch of Vassouras, of the House of Orléans-Braganza and, for Brazilian monarchists who were supporters of this branch, he occupies second place in the order of succession to the extinct throne of Brazil, after his brother, Bertrand, Prince of Brazil.

Titles and styles[change | change source]

  • 24 June 1950 – 9 July 2022: His Highness Prince Antonio of Brazil
  • 15 July 2022 – present: His Imperial Highness The Prince Imperial of Brazil

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