Princess Eugénie of Greece and Denmark

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Princess Eugénie
Princess Dominic Radziwiłł
Duchess of Castel Duino
Spouse Prince Dominic Rainer Radziwiłł
Raimundo, 2nd Duke of Castel Duino
Issue Princess Tatiana Radziwiłł
Prince George Radziwiłł
Carlo Alessandro, Duke of Castel Duino
House House of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Glücksburg (by birth)
House of Radziwiłł (by marriage)
House of Thurn and Taxis (by marriage)
Father Prince George of Greece and Denmark
Mother Princess Marie Bonaparte
Born (1910-02-10)10 February 1910
Paris, France
Died 13 February 1989(1989-02-13) (aged 79)
Geneva, Switzerland
Religion Roman Catholicism

Princess Eugénie (Evgenia) of Greece and Denmark (Greek: Πριγκίπισσα Ευγενία της Ελλάδας και Δανίας) (10 February 1910 – 13 February 1989) was the youngest child and only daughter of Prince George of Greece and Denmark and his wife, Marie Bonaparte, daughter of Prince Roland Bonaparte. Her father was the second son of George I of Greece and Olga Constantinovna of Russia.[1]

As a cousin of the bridegroom, she was a leading guest at the 1947 wedding of Princess Elizabeth and Philip, Duke of Edinburgh.[2]

She authored Le Tsarevitch, Enfant Martyr, a biography of Aleksey Nikolaevich, Tsarevich of Russia, written in French, which was published in 1990.

Marriage and issue[edit]

She married Prince Dominic Rainer Radziwiłł on 30 May 1938 in Paris. They divorced in 1946.[1] They had two children:[3]

Eugénie remarried on 28 November 1949 to Prince Raymundo della Torre e Tasso, Duke of Castel Duino. Their marriage also ended in divorce, in 1965.[1] They had one son:


Ancestry[edit]


Titles, styles, honours, and arms[edit]

Titles and styles[edit]

  • 10 February 1910 – 30 May 1938: Her Royal Highness Princess Eugénie of Greece and Denmark
  • 30 May 1938 – 28 November 1949: Her Royal Highness Princess Dominic Radziwiłł
  • 28 November 1949 – 11 May 1965: Her Royal Highness The Duchess of Castel Duino
  • 11 May 1965 – 13 February 1989: Her Royal Highness Princess Eugénie, Duchess of Castel Duino

Honours[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Paul Theroff. "Greece". An Online Gotha. Retrieved 3 December 2010. 
  2. ^ Royal Collection: Seating plan for the Ball Supper Room http://www.royalcollection.org.uk/microsites/royalwedding1947/object.asp?grouping=&exhibs=NONE&object=9000366&row=82&detail=magnify
  3. ^ Genealogy
  4. ^ a b Brewer-Ward, Daniel A. (also known as Daniel Willis), The House of Habsburg: A Genealogy of the Descendants of Empress Maria Theresia, Clearfield Co., Inc., Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc., Baltimore, Maryland, 1966, p. 166.
  5. ^ Coronation of Elizabeth II