Cayetana Fitz-James Stuart, 18th Duchess of Alba

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María del Rosario Cayetana Paloma Alfonsa Victoria Eugenia Fernanda Teresa Francisca de Paula Lourdes Antonia Josefa Fausta Rita Castor Dorotea Santa Esperanza Fitz-James Stuart y de Silva Falcó y Gurtubay

Spanish: María del Rosario Cayetana Paloma Alfonsa Victoria Eugenia Fernanda Teresa Francisca de Paula Lourdes Antonia Josefa Fausta Rita Castor Dorotea Santa Esperanza Fitz-James Stuart y de Silva Falcó y Gurtubay, XI. duquesa de Berwick
Also Known As: "Doña Maria Del Rosario Cayetana Fitz-James Stuart y Silva", "18 Duchess of Alba"
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Birthplace: Palacio de Liria, Madrid, España
Death: Died in Seville, Sevilla, Andalusia, Spain
Cause of death: Complications from pneumonia
Place of Burial: Altar mayor en la capilla, Hermandad de los Gitanos, Seville, Sevilla, Andalusia, Spain
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Daughter of Jacobo Fitz-James Stuart y Falcó, XVII. duque de Alba de Tormes and María del Rosario de Silva y Gurtubay, Marquesa de San Vicente del Barco
Wife of Luis Martínez de Irujo y Artázcoz; Jesús Aguirre y Ortiz de Zárate and <private> Díez Carabantes
Mother of Carlos Fitz-James Stuart y Martínez de Irujo, XIX. duque de Alba de Tormes; <private> Martínez de Irujo y Fitz-James Stuart (de Irujo); <private> Fitz-James Stuart y Martínez de Irujo; <private> Martínez de Irujo y Fitz-James Stuart; <private> Martínez de Irujo y Fitz-James Stuart (de Irujo) and 1 other

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About Cayetana Fitz-James Stuart, 18th Duchess of Alba

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María del Rosario Cayetana Paloma Alfonsa Victoria Eugenia Fernanda Teresa Francisca de Paula Lourdes Antonia Josefa Fausta Rita Castor Dorotea Santa Esperanza Fitz-James Stuart y de Silva Falcó y Gurtubay, 18th Duchess of Alba de Tormes, Grandee of Spain (28 March 1926 – 20 November 2014) was the head of the House of Alba and the third woman to carry the title in her own right.

She was born at Liria Palace on 28 March 1926, as the only child of the 17th Duke of Alba (a prominent politician and diplomat during the 1930s and 1940s), and his wife, María del Rosario de Silva y Gurtubay, 9th Marchioness of San Vicente del Barco. Her godmother was the Queen Consort of Spain, Victoria Eugenie of Battenberg, King of Spain Alfonso XIII de Borbón’s wife.

The matriarch’s senior title was Duchess of Alba, but she had more than 40 others. According to Guinness World Records, she had more titles recognized by an existing government than any other noble in the world.

As the male-preference primogeniture from James FitzJames, she also claimed the title of Duchess of Berwick. She was a direct descendant of the King James II of Great Britain, through his illegitimate son James FitzJames, 1st Duke of Berwick by his mistress Arabella Churchill.

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2045627/Duchess-Alba-marries-toyboy-Alfonso-Diez-lavish-wedding-ceremony.html _20.11.2014_

Acerca de Cayetana Fitz-James Stuart, XVIII. duquesa de Alba de Tormes (Español)

María del Rosario Cayetana Paloma Alfonsa Victoria Eugenia Fernanda Teresa Francisca de Paula Lourdes Antonia Josefa Fausta Rita Castor Dorotea Santa Esperanza Fitz-James Stuart y de Silva Falcó y Gurtubay, Duquesa de Alba (Palacio de Liria, Madrid, 28 de marzo de 1926-Palacio de las Dueñas, Sevilla, 20 de noviembre de 2014) fue una noble y aristócrata española, xviii duquesa de Alba de Tormes, xi duquesa de Berwick, Grande de España, jefa de la Casa de Alba y destacada figura social. Tercera mujer en ostentar el título ducal por derecho propio dentro de la familia, era descendiente directa del rey Jacobo II de Inglaterra a través de un hijo ilegítimo y bastardo, James Fitz-James, que dicho rey tuvo con su amante Arabella Churchill y según el Libro Guinness de los récords poseía más títulos que ningún otro noble en el mundo legalmente ante un Estado vigente que los reconoce: «era cinco veces duquesa, dieciocho veces marquesa, veinte condesa, vizcondesa, condesa-duquesa y condestablesa, además de ser catorce veces Grande de España».

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Cayetana Fitz-James Stuart, 18th Duchess of Alba's Timeline

1926
March 28, 1926
Madrid, España
April 17, 1926
Madrid, Madrid, Comunidad de Madrid, Spain
1947
October 12, 1947
Age 21
Seville, Seville, Andalusia, Spain
1948
October 2, 1948
Age 22
Madrid, Spain
1978
March 16, 1978
Age 51
Madrid, Madrid, Community of Madrid, Spain