Maria Carolina Zamoyska

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Countess Maria Carolina Zamoyska
Duchess of Castro
Princess Maria Carolina in 1923
Born (1896-09-22)22 September 1896
Kraków, Poland
Died 9 May 1968(1968-05-09) (aged 71)
Marseille, France
Burial Cimetière du Grand Jas, Cannes
Spouse Prince Ranieri, Duke of Castro
Issue Princess Maria del Carmen
Prince Ferdinand, Duke of Castro
Family Zamoyski
Father Count Andrzej Przemysław Zamoyski
Mother Princess Maria Carolina of Bourbon-Two Sicilies
Religion Roman Catholic

Countess Maria Carolina[1] Zamoyska[2][3] (22 September 1896 in Kraków, Poland[2][3] – 9 May 1968 in Marseille, France[2][3]) was the wife of Prince Ranieri, Duke of Castro,[2][3] claimant to the headship of the House of Bourbon-Two Sicilies. Carolina was the sixth child and youngest daughter[2][3] of Polish nobleman Andrzej Przemysław Zamoyski, Count Zamoyski and his wife Princess Maria Carolina of Bourbon-Two Sicilies.[2][3] Carolina's maternal grandparents were Prince Francis of Bourbon-Two Sicilies, Count of Trapani and his wife Archduchess Maria Isabella of Austria, Princess of Tuscany.[2][3]

Marriage and issue[edit]

Carolina married her first cousin[2][3] Prince Ranieri of Bourbon-Two Sicilies, son of Prince Alfonso, Count of Caserta and his wife Princess Antonietta of Bourbon-Two Sicilies, on 12 September 1923 in Vyšné Ružbachy, Slovakia.[2][3] Carolina and Ranieri had two children:[2][3]

Titles, styles, honours and arms[edit]

Titles and styles[edit]

  • 22 September 1896 – 12 September 1923: Countess Maria Carolina Zamoyska
  • 12 September 1923 – 7 January 1960: Her Royal Highness Princess Maria Carolina of Two Sicilies, Countess Zamoyska
  • 7 January 1960 – 9 May 1968: Her Royal Highness Princess Maria Carolina, The Duchess of Castro, Princess of Two Sicilies, Countess Zamoyska



  1. ^ Or in Polish, Karolina
  2. ^ a b c d e f g h i j Darryl Lundy (10 May 2003). "Marie Karoline Zamoyski, Countess Saryusz von Zamoysc-Zamoyska". Retrieved 2008-10-06.  External link in |publisher= (help)
  3. ^ a b c d e f g h i j Paul Theroff. "TWO SICILIES". Paul Theroff's Royal Genealogy Site. Archived from the original on April 28, 2009. Retrieved 2008-10-06. 

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Maria Carolina Zamoyska
Born: 22 September 1896 Died: 9 May 1968
Italian nobility
Preceded by
Duchess of Castro
7 January 1960 – 9 May 1968
Succeeded by
Chantal de Chevron-Villette
Titles in pretence
Preceded by
Maria Ludwiga Theresia of Bavaria
Queen consort of the Two Sicilies
7 January 1960 – 9 May 1968
Reason for succession failure:
Italian Unification under the House of Savoy
Succeeded by
Chantal de Chevron-Villette