Antoine, 13th Prince of Ligne

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Antoine
Prince of Ligne
Reign 3 March 1985 – 21 August 2005
Predecessor Baudouin
Successor Michel
Spouse Princess Alix of Luxembourg
Issue
Michel, 14th Prince of Ligne
Prince Wauthier
Princess Anne-Marie, Mrs. Mortgat
Princess Christine of Orléans-Braganza
Princess Sophie, Comtesse de Nicolay
Prince Antoine
Princess Yolande, Mrs. Townsend
Full name
Antoine Maria Joachim Lamoral de Ligne
House House of Ligne
Father Eugène, 11th Prince of Ligne
Mother Philippine de Noailles
Born (1925-03-08)8 March 1925
Brussels
Died 21 August 2005(2005-08-21) (aged 80)
Château de Belœil
Religion Roman Catholicism

Antoine Maria Joachim Lamoral, Prince of Ligne, Prince of Épinoy, Prince of Amblise, Grandee of Spain was born on 8 March 1925 in Brussels, Belgium. He was the son of Eugène, 11th Prince of Ligne and Philippine de Noailles. He died on 21 August 2005 in Château de Belœil, Belgium.

During World War II, Prince Antoine served in the British Royal Air Force, winning his wings at No 34 Flying Training School, in Medicine Hat, Canada, before returning to the UK for operational duty.

He was the 1,294th Knight of the Order of the Golden Fleece in Austria.

The princely House of Ligne is among Europe's most exalted noble families and is a mediatized House.

Family[edit]

He married Princess Alix of Luxembourg, daughter of Prince Felix of Bourbon-Parma and Charlotte, Grand Duchess of Luxembourg, on 17 August 1950 in Luxemburg. They had seven children:

Ancestry[edit]

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
16. Eugène, 8th Prince of Ligne
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
8. Prince Henri Maximilien of Ligne
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
17. Mélanie de Conflans
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
4. Ernest, 10th Prince of Ligne
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
18. Count Ernest de Talleyrand-Périgord
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
9. Marguerite de Talleyrand-Périgord
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
19. Marie Louise Lepelletier de Morfontaine
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
2. Eugène, 11th Prince of Ligne
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
20. Timoléon de Cossé, Duc de Brissac
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
10. Roland de Cossé, Marquis de Brissac
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
21. Marguerite Le Lievre de La Grange
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
5. Diane de Cossé-Brissac
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
22. Constant André Say
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
11. Jeanne Marie Say
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
23. Jeanne Marie Emilie Wey
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
1. Antoine, 13th Prince of Ligne
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
24. Charles Philippe Henri de Noailles
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
12. Antonin-Just-Léon-Marie de Noailles
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
25. Anne Marie Cécile de Noailles
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
6. François Joseph Eugène Napoléon de Noailles
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
26. Prince Napoleon Lucien Charles Murat
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
13. Princess Anne Murat
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
27. Caroline Georgina Fraser
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
3. Philippine de Noailles
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
28. Ernest Dubois, Vicomte de Courval
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
14. Arthur Constant, 3rd Baron Dubois de Courval
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
29. Isabelle Moreau
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
7. Madeleine Dubois de Courval
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
30. Richard Ray
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
15. Mary Ray
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
31. Mary Rebecca Boggs
 
 
 
 
 
 

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Antoine, 13th Prince of Ligne
Born: 8 March 1925 Died: 21 August 2005
Titles of nobility in Belgium
Preceded by
Baudouin
Prince of Ligne
1985–2005
Succeeded by
Michel

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