Princess Eugénie of Greece and Denmark

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Princess Eugénie of Greece and Denmark
Princess Eugenie as a child
Born (1910-02-10)10 February 1910
Paris, French Third Republic
Died 13 February 1989(1989-02-13) (aged 79)
Geneva, Switzerland
Spouse Prince Dominik Radziwiłł
(m. 1938 - div. 1946)
Prince Raimundo, 2nd Duke of Castel Duino
(m. 1949 - div. 1965)
Issue Princess Tatiana Radziwiłł
Prince Jerzy Radziwiłł
Prince Carlo Alessandro, 3rd Duke of Castel Duino
House Glücksburg-Greece
Father Prince George of Greece and Denmark
Mother Princess Marie Bonaparte of France

Princess Eugénie 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]

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 Dominik Rainer Radziwiłł on 30 May 1938 in Paris. They divorced in 1946.[1] They had two children:[2]

  • Princess Tatiana Maria Renata Eugenia Elisabeth Margarete Radziwiłł (b. 28 August 1939); married Jean Henri Fruchaud.[3] Tatiana was a bridesmaid at the 1962 wedding of Prince Juan Carlos of Spain and Princess Sophia of Greece and Denmark. Tatiana and Jean Henri had two children:
    • Fabiola Fruchaud (b. 7 February 1967); married Thierry Herman and had one daughter, Tatiana Herman.[3] Fabiola had one son, Edouard (b. 2007), with Didier Fradin (1959).[citation needed]
    • Alexis Fruchaud (b. 25 November 1969); married Natalie Chandler and had one daughter, Thalia Tatiana Eugenie Lily Marie (b. 23 June 2008).
  • Prince Jerzy (George) Andrzej Dominik Hieronim Piotr Leon Radziwiłł (4 November 1942 – 27 August 2001)

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:

  • Prince Carlo Alessandro, Duke of Castel Duino (b. 10 February 1952); married Veronique Lantz and had issue:
    • Prince Dimitri of Thurn and Taxis (b. 1977)
    • Prince Maximilian of Thurn and Taxis (b. 1979)
    • Princess Constanza of Thurn and Taxis (b. 1989).

Titles, styles and honours[edit]

Titles and styles[edit]

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




  1. ^ a b c Paul Theroff. "Greece". An Online Gotha. Retrieved 3 December 2010. 
  2. ^ Genealogy
  3. ^ 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.
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  5. ^ a b Princess Eugenie wearing a Greek Royal Order and British Medal
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