Eugène, 8th Prince of Ligne

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Eugène de Ligne d'Amblise et d'Epinoy
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President of the Senate
In office
25 March 1852 – 11 November 1879
Preceded by Augustin Dumon-Dumortier
Succeeded by Camille de Tornaco
Personal details
Born (1804-01-28)28 January 1804
Brussels, France
(now Belgium)
Died 20 May 1880(1880-05-20) (aged 76)
Brussels, Belgium
Political party Liberal Party
Religion Roman Catholicism
Eugène
Prince of Ligne
Reign 13 December 1814 – 20 May 1880
Predecessor Charles-Joseph
Successor Louis
Spouse Amélie Mélanie de Conflans
Nathalie de Trazegnies
Jadwiga Lubomirska
Issue Henri
Louis
Nathalie
Charles
Edouard
Isabelle
Marie Georgine
Full name
Eugène François Charles Joseph Lamoral de Ligne
House House of Ligne
Father Prince Louis-Eugène de Ligne
Mother Louise van der Noot, Countess de Duras

Eugène François Charles Joseph Lamoral de Ligne d'Amblise et d'Epinoy (Brussels, 28 January 1804 – Brussels, 20 May 1880), 8th Prince of Ligne and of the Holy Roman Empire was a Belgian diplomat and liberal politician. He was the son of Prince Louis Eugene Marie Lamoral of Ligne and Louise van der Noot de Duras.[1]

Biography[edit]

He became a member of the Belgian parliament, President of the Belgian Senate from 25 March 1852 and 18 July 1879 and Minister of State.

He married Amelie Melanie, daughter of Louis de Brienne de Conflans d'Armentières - through their daughter Princess Natalie of Ligne, he was the grandfather of Princess Isabella of Croÿ.

See also[edit]

Sources[edit]

  • Eugène de Ligne d'Amblise et d'Epinoy
  • De Ligne, Albert, Le prince Eugène de Ligne 1804–1880, Brussels, l'Edition Universelle, 1940, 404 p.
  • De Paepe, Jean-Luc, Raindorf-Gérard, Christiane (ed.), Le Parlement Belge 1831–1894. Données Biographiques, Brussels, Académie Royale de Belgique, 1996, p. 166–167.
  • Douxchamps, José, Présence nobiliaire au parlement belge (1830–1970), Notes généalogiques, Wépion-Namen, José Douxchamps, 2003, p. 74.
Eugène, 8th Prince of Ligne
Born: 28 January 1804 Died: 20 May 1880
Titles of nobility in Belgium
Preceded by
Charles-Joseph
Prince of Ligne
1814–1880
Succeeded by
Louis
Political offices
Preceded by
Augustin Dumon-Dumortier
President of the Senate
1852–1879
Succeeded by
Camille de Tornaco