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Princess Eugénie of Greece and Denmark

Princess Eugénie of Greece and Denmark (Greek: Πριγκίπισσα Ευγενία της Ελλάδας και Δανίας) (10 February 1910 – 13 February 1989) was the youngest child and only daughter of Prince George of Greece and Denmark and his wife, Princess Marie Bonaparte, daughter of Marie-Félix Blanc and Prince Roland Bonaparte, a great-nephew of Napoleon I. Her father was the second son of George I of Greece and Olga Constantinovna of Russia.[1]

Princess Eugénie
Princess Dominik Radziwiłł
Duchess of Castel Duino
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Princess Eugenie as a child
Born(1910-02-10)10 February 1910
Paris, France
Died13 February 1989(1989-02-13) (aged 79)
Geneva, Switzerland
Spouse
Prince Dominik Radziwiłł
(m. 1938; div. 1946)

IssuePrincess Tatiana Radziwiłł
Prince Jerzy Radziwiłł
Prince Carlo Alessandro, Duke of Castel Duino
HouseGlücksburg
FatherPrince George of Greece and Denmark
MotherPrincess Marie Bonaparte
ReligionRoman Catholicism

As a cousin of the bridegroom, she was a leading guest at the 1947 wedding of Princess Elizabeth and Philip, Duke of Edinburgh.[2]

She authored Le Tsarevitch, Enfant Martyr, a biography of Aleksey Nikolaevich, Tsarevich of Russia, written in French, which was published in 1990.

Marriage and issueEdit

She married Prince Dominik Rainer Radziwiłł on 30 May 1938 in Paris. They divorced in 1946.[1] They had two children:[3]

Eugénie remarried on 28 November 1949 to Prince Raymundo della Torre e Tasso, Duke of Castel Duino, a cadet member of the House of Thurn and Taxis. Their marriage also ended in divorce, in 1965.[1] They had one son:

AncestryEdit

HonoursEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c Paul Theroff. "Greece". An Online Gotha. Retrieved 3 December 2010.
  2. ^ Royal Collection: Seating plan for the Ball Supper Room http://www.royalcollection.org.uk/microsites/royalwedding1947/object.asp?grouping=&exhibs=NONE&object=9000366&row=82&detail=magnify
  3. ^ Genealogy
  4. ^ Brewer-Ward, Daniel A. (also known as Daniel Willis), The House of Habsburg: A Genealogy of the Descendants of Empress Maria Theresia, Clearfield Co., Inc., Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc., Baltimore, Maryland, 1966, p. 166.
  5. ^ Coronation of Elizabeth II Archived 21 July 2015 at the Wayback Machine