Mariano Hugo, Fürst zu Windisch-Graetz

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Mariano Hugo von Windisch-Graetz

Birthdate: (59)
Birthplace: Friuli-Venezia Giulia, Trieste, Italia
Immediate Family:

Son of Maximilian, Fürst zu Windisch-Graetz and Maria Luisa Serra di Gerace
Husband of <private> Habsburg-Lothringen
Father of <private> zu Windisch-Graetz (Windisch-Graetz); Prince Alexis Ferdinand zu Windisch-Graetz; <private> Windisch-Graetz and Larissa Maria Luisa Christina Maria Grazia Leontina Hellena Franziska Windisch-Graetz
Brother of <private> zu Windisch-Graetz; <private> von Windisch-Graetz (Windisch-Graetz); <private> von Windisch-Graetz; <private> Windisch-Graetz; <private> Windisch-Graetz and 1 other

Occupation: Ambassador, Fürst (prince),
Managed by: Günther Kipp
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About Mariano Hugo, Fürst zu Windisch-Graetz

  • House of Habsburg: Knight of the Austrian Order of the Golden Fleece.
  • en.wikipedia - Hugo of Windisch-Graetz
  • Hugo Windisch-Graetz was born in Trieste as the elder son of Maximilian, Prince zu Windisch-Graetz and Maria Luisa (Marlise) Serra di Gerace His mother was the legitimatised daughter of Gian Battista Serra, 12th Principe di Gerace by Donna Maria Grazia Carafa d'Andria.

Hugo Windisch-Graetz was educated firstly in Rome at the school of the De La Salle Brothers[citation needed] and then in England at the University College of Buckingham,[citation needed] from which he graduated in 1975 with a degree in economics and political science.

When his father died in 1976, Windisch-Graetz succeeded as head of a cadet branch of the House of Windisch-Graetz, a mediatised house whose members historically bear the style of Serene Highness.

On 11 February 1990 in Salzburg, Austria, Windisch-Graetz married Archduchess Sophie of Austria, daughter of Archduke Ferdinand and Countess Helen zu Toerring-Jettenbach. The Countess was a grand niece of Queen Elisabeth of the Belgians and daughter of Princess Elizabeth of Greece and Denmark, making her a first cousin of the current Duke of Kent. The couple had three children: Prince Maximilian Hugo, Prince Alexis Ferdinand (who died at Sant'Angelo d'Alife in a car accident in 2010), and Princess Larissa Maria Grazia Helen Leontina Maria Luisa.Windisch-Graetz and his family reside in Italy when he is not abroad on diplomatic appointment, maintaining a home in Rome and Il Palazzo in Sant'Angelo d'Alife

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Mariano Hugo, Fürst zu Windisch-Graetz's Timeline

1955
July 27, 1955
Trieste, Italia
1990
February 11, 1990
Age 34
Salzburg, Österreich
1991
December 10, 1991
Age 36
Rom, Italia
1996
December 11, 1996
Age 41
Rome, Rome, Lazio, Italy