Princess Nora of Liechtenstein

Princess Nora
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Princess Nora in 2012
Born (1950-10-31) 31 October 1950 (age 71)
Zürich, Switzerland
Spouse
IssueMaría Teresa Sartorius y de Liechtenstein
Names
Norberta Elisabeth Maria Assunta Josefine Georgine et omnes sancti
HouseLiechtenstein
FatherFranz Joseph II, Prince of Liechtenstein
MotherGeorgina von Wilczek
Styles of
Princess Nora of Liechtenstein
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Reference styleHer Serene Highness
Spoken styleYour Serene Highness

Princess Norberta of Liechtenstein, Dowager Marchioness of Mariño (Norberta Elisabeth Maria Assunta Josefine Georgine et omnes sancti; 31 October 1950), popularly known as Princess Nora, is a member of Liechtenstein princely family. She is the fourth child and only daughter of Franz Joseph II, Prince of Liechtenstein and his wife Georgina von Wilczek, and thus younger sister of Hans-Adam II, Prince of Liechtenstein.

Education and careerEdit

Princess Nora studied at the University of Geneva and the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies, also in Geneva. She has worked for the World Bank and the International Institute for Environment and Development, among others. She speaks French, English, German and Spanish.

She has been a member of the International Olympic Committee since 1984. She was president of Liechtenstein's National Olympic Committee from 1982 to 1992 and she has been president of Special Olympics Liechtenstein since 2002.[1]

She was Chief Scouting Guide (German: Korpsführerin) of Liechtensteinische Pfadfinderinnenkorps Santa Maria from 1973 to 1989.[2] Today she is Honorary member of the Scout association.[3]

FamilyEdit

On 11 June 1988, she married Don Vicente Sartorius y Cabeza de Vaca, Marqués de Mariño (Madrid, 30 November 1931 – Ibiza, 22 July 2002), at St. Florin's in Vaduz. Together they had one daughter:

  • María Teresa Sartorius y de Liechtenstein (born 1992).

She is the godmother of Princess Laetitia Maria of Belgium, Archduchess of Austria-Este, the second daughter of Princess Astrid of Belgium.

HonoursEdit

National honoursEdit

  •   Liechtenstein : Commemorative Medal on the Occasion of the 70th Birthday of His Serene Highness Prince Franz Joseph II (16/08/1976).[4]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ ABC
  2. ^ "Geschichte der liechtensteinischen Pfadfinderbewegung" (in German). Pfadfinder und Pfadfinderinnen Liechtensteins. Archived from the original on September 28, 2007. Retrieved 2008-01-29.
  3. ^ "Über unseren Verband" (in German). Pfadfinder und Pfadfinderinnen Liechtensteins. Archived from the original on September 28, 2007. Retrieved 2008-01-29.
  4. ^ Military Collection

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