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Birthdate: (58)
Birthplace: Friuli-Venezia Giulia, Trieste, Italia
Occupation: Ambassador, Fürst (prince),
Managed by: Günther Kipp
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About Mariano Hugo von 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