Ranieri di Borbone-Due Sicilie, duca di Castro

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About Ranieri di Borbone-Due Sicilie, duca di Castro

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  • Biography
  • He was born in Cannes, France the ninth child but fifth son of Prince Alfonso, Count of Caserta and Princess Maria Antonietta of Bourbon-Two Sicilies (1851–1938). Ranieri for a time served in the Royal Spanish Army.
  • Following the death of his brother Prince Ferdinand Pius, Duke of Calabria on the 7 January 1960 Prince Ranieri was declared Head of the House of Bourbon-Two Sicilies by all relatives except for Infante Alfonso, Duke of Calabria and his children, because the Infante's senior branch of the family abdicated their claims in order to be in line for the Spanish throne. He remained head of the house until his death on 13 January 1973 in La Combe. He handed over the functions associated with the headship of the house to his son in 1966.[1]

Marriage and children

  • Ranieri married his cousin Countess Maria Carolina Zamoyska (1896–1968) on 12 September 1923 in * Druzbaki, from the marriage he had two children:
  • Princess Maria del Carmen Carolina Antonia of Bourbon-Two Sicilies (born 1924)
  • Prince Ferdinando Maria Andrea Alfonso Marcus, Duke of Castro (1926–2008)
  • honors ; Knight of the Spanish Order of the Golden Fleece
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Ranieri di Borbone-Due Sicilie, duca di Castro's Timeline

December 3, 1883
Cannes, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, France
September 12, 1923
Age 39
Gmina Mielec, Subcarpathia, Poland
Age 40
May 28, 1926
Age 42
Podzamcze, Mazowieckie, Polska
January 13, 1973
Age 89
Roquebrune-sur-Argens, Var, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, France
Cannes, Alpes-Maritimes, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, France