Margherita, Archduchess of Austria-Este

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Archduchess Margherita
Archduchess of Austria-Este
Princess Margherita on 30 August 1953 cover of Epoca
Born(1930-04-07)7 April 1930
Palace of Capodimonte, Naples, Kingdom of Italy
Died10 January 2022(2022-01-10) (aged 91)
Basel, Switzerland
Robert, Archduke of Austria-Este
(m. 1953; died 1996)
IssueArchduchess Maria Beatrice
Prince Lorenz, Archduke of Austria-Este
Archduke Gerhard
Archduke Martin
Archduchess Isabella
Full name
Margherita Isabella Maria Vittoria Emanuela Elena Gennara
FatherAmedeo, 3rd Duke of Aosta
MotherPrincess Anne d'Orléans

Margherita, Archduchess of Austria-Este (née Princess Margherita of Savoy-Aosta; 7 April 1930 – 10 January 2022) was an Italian aristocrat. She was the first-born child of the late Amedeo, 3rd Duke of Aosta, and Princess Anne d'Orléans.[1]

She was married to Robert, Archduke of Austria-Este from 1953 until his death in 1996. They had five children; including Prince Lorenz of Belgium.

Margherita died on 10 January 2022 in Basel, Switzerland at the age of 91.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Italian Princess Engaged", The New York Times, Lyon, France, 21 October 1953
  2. La mère du prince Lorenz est décédée : Margherita de Savoie-Aoste avait 91 ans (in French)