Francesco di Paola Luigi Emanuele Comte de Trapani di Borbone delle Due Sicilie, Count of Trapani (1827 - 1892) MP

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Birthplace: Naples, Campania, Italy
Death: Died in Paris, Ile-de-France, France
Occupation: Count of Trapani, Prince of Bourbon-Two Sicilies
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About Francesco di Paola Luigi Emanuele Comte de Trapani di Borbone delle Due Sicilie, Count of Trapani

Prince Francis, Count of Trapani

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Prince Francis of Bourbon-Two Sicilies, Count of Trapani[1] (Full Italian name: Francesco di Paola, Principe di Borbone delle Due Sicilie[1]) (born 13 August 1827 in Naples, Two Sicilies[1]; died 24 September 1892 in Palermo, Italy[1]) was a member of the House of Bourbon-Two Sicilies. Francis was the youngest child and son of Francis I of the Two Sicilies and his second wife Maria Isabella of Spain.[1]

Marriage and issue

Francis married his niece Archduchess Maria Isabella of Austria, Princess of Tuscany, daughter of Leopold II, Grand Duke of Tuscany and his wife Princess Maria Antonia of the Two Sicilies, on 10 April 1850. Francis and Maria Isabella had five children:

Princess Maria Antonietta Giuseppina Leopoldina of Bourbon-Two Sicilies (16 March 1851 - 12 September 1938)

∞ Prince Alfonso, Count of Caserta on 8 June 1868 in Rome, had 12 issue.

Prince Leopoldo of Bourbon-Two Sicilies (24 September 1853 - 4 September 1870)

Princess Maria Teresa Pia of Bourbon-Two Sicilies (7 January 1855 - 1 September 1856)

Princess Maria Carolina of Bourbon-Two Sicilies (21 February 1856 - 7 April 1941)

∞ Andrzej Zamoyski, Count Zamoyski on 19 November 1885 in Paris, had 7 issue.

Prince Ferdinando of Bourbon-Two Sicilies (25 May 1857 - 22 July 1859)

Princess Maria Annunziata of Bourbon-Two Sicilies (21 September 1858 - 20 March 1873)

[edit]Exile

After the Kingdom of the Two Sicilies fell in 1861 during the Expedition of the Thousand, the royal family went into exile. First, Francis and his family went to Rome, where they were under the protection of Pope Pius IX. However, the Papal States were also invaded by Victor Emmanuel II of Italy and Francis and his family fled next to France. Francis died in 1892 in Paris at 65 years of age.

[edit]Titles, styles, honours and arms

[edit]Titles and styles

13 August 1827 – 24 September 1892: His Royal Highness The Count of Trapani

[edit]Honours

Knight of the Order of Saint Januarius (1830)

Knight of the Spanish Order of the Golden Fleece (1830)

Knight of the Order of Charles III

Knight Grand Cross of the Order of Saint Ferdinand and of Merit

[edit]Ancestry

[show] v • d • eAncestors of Prince Francis, Count of Trapani

[edit]References

^ a b c d e Darryl Lundy (28 September 2005). "Francesco di Paola di Borbone, Comte de Trapani". thePeerage.com. Retrieved 2008-10-04.

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Francesco, principe di Borbone delle Due Sicilie's Timeline

1827
August 13, 1827
Naples, Campania, Italy
1850
April 10, 1850
Age 22
Florence, Florence, Tuscany, Italy
April 10, 1850
Age 22
Florence, Firenze, Italy
1851
March 16, 1851
Age 23
Napoli, Campania, Italia
1853
September 24, 1853
Age 26
Naples, Italy
1855
January 7, 1855
Age 27
Naples, Italy
1856
February 21, 1856
Age 28
Napoli, Campania, Italia
1857
May 25, 1857
Age 29
1858
September 21, 1858
Age 31
Naples, Italy
1892
September 24, 1892
Age 65
Paris, Ile-de-France, France