Princess Sibilla of Luxembourg

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Princess Sibilla of Luxembourg (née Sibilla Sandra Weiller (y Torlonia)), was born in Neuilly-sur-Seine, France on 12 June 1968.

Family[edit]

Her father was Paul-Annik Weiller (1933–1998), the first son of the aviator Paul-Louis Weiller of the Javal family and Miss Europe 1930 Aliki Diplarakos.

Her mother is an Italian noblewoman, Donna Olimpia Torlonia di Civitella-Cesi (born 1943), daughter of Don Alessandro Torlonia, 5th Prince di Civitella-Cesi and Infanta Beatriz of Spain.

Sibilla has three surviving sisters: Aliki Béatrice Victoria (1967), Cosima Marie Elisabeth Edmée (1984) and Domitilla Louise Marie (1985). A younger sister Laura Daphne Lavinia (1974-1980) and brother, Paul Alexandre (1970-1970) died in childhood.

Marriage[edit]

Sibilla Weiller married her distant cousin Prince Guillaume of Luxembourg, Prince of Nassau and Parma, son of Jean, Grand Duke of Luxembourg and Princess Joséphine-Charlotte of Belgium, civilly on 8 September 1994 and religiously on 24 September 1994 in Versailles, receiving the title Princess of Luxembourg. The bride wore a Valentino wedding gown.[1]

Guillaume and Sibilla have four children, who carry the title Prince(ss) of Nassau. Their sons have succession rights:

  • HRH Prince Paul Louis Jean Marie Guillaume of Nassau (b. Luxembourg, 4 March/24 March 1998) Paul Louis is godson of his cousin, Hereditary Grand Duke Guillaume of Luxembourg
  • HRH Prince Léopold Guillaume Marie Joseph of Nassau (b. Luxembourg, 2 May 2000)
  • HRH Princess Charlotte Wilhelmine Maria da Gloria of Nassau (b. Luxembourg, 2 May 2000)
  • HRH Prince Jean André Guillaume Marie Gabriel Marc d'Aviano of Nassau (b. Luxembourg, 13 July/15 July 2004)

Sibilla and Guillaume are related to each other distantly in several different ways, but the closest is as fifth cousins once removed in descent from Charles IV of Spain, Francis I of the Two Sicilies, Francis, Duke of Saxe-Coburg-Saalfeld, and Frederick William, Prince of Nassau-Weilburg.

Honours[edit]

See also List of honours of the Luxembourgish Grand-Ducal Family by country

National honours[edit]

Ancestry[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Order of Splendor: Valentino Gowns http://orderofsplendor.blogspot.co.uk/2012/08/wedding-wednesday-valentino-gowns.html
  2. ^ Sibilla and Guillaume attending Haakon of Norway's wedding in 2001