Prince Louis, Count of Aquila

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Prince Louis
Count of Aquila
Conde de Aquila.jpg
Born(1824-07-19)19 July 1824
Naples, Two Sicilies
Died5 March 1897(1897-03-05) (aged 72)
Paris, France
IssuePrince Luigi, Count of Roccaguglielma
Princess Maria Isabella
Prince Filippo
Prince Maria Emanuele
Italian: Luigi Carlo Maria Giuseppe
HouseBourbon-Two Sicilies
FatherFrancis I of the Two Sicilies
MotherMaria Isabella of Spain
ReligionRoman Catholic

Prince Luigi Carlo Maria Giuseppe of Bourbon-Two Sicilies, Count of Aquila[citation needed] (19 July 1824 – 5 March 1897) was a member of the House of Bourbon-Two Sicilies.


Louis was second-youngest son of Francis I of the Two Sicilies and his second wife Maria Isabella of Spain.[citation needed] He was born in Naples, Two Sicilies.[citation needed]

Marriage and issue[edit]

Louis married Januária Maria, Princess Imperial of Brazil, daughter of Pedro I of Brazil and his wife Maria Leopoldina of Austria, on 28 April 1844 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.[citation needed] His sister Theresa Christina had been married to Januária Maria's brother Emperor Pedro II of Brazil since 1842. Louis and Januária Maria had four children:[citation needed]

  • Prince Luigi, Count of Roccaguglielma (18 July 1845–27 November 1909). Luigi married morganatically Maria Amelia Bellow-Hamel[1][2] and had two children.
  • Princess Maria Isabella of Bourbon-Two Sicilies (22 July 1846–14 February 1859)
  • Prince Filippo of Bourbon-Two Sicilies (12 August 1847–9 July 1922). Filippo married morganatically Flora Boonen and had no children.
  • Prince Maria Emanuele of Bourbon-Two Sicilies (24 January 1851–26 January 1851).

Louis died in Paris, France.[citation needed]




  1. ^ Genealogy of the Royal House of Bourbon-Two Sicilies, p.12
  2. ^ Maria Amelia Bellow-Hamel (born at Havana, Cuba 19 Jun 1847; died at Paris 1 Mar 1914) was the daughter of John/Juan Bellow Hamel y Nathans (born at New Orleans, US) and Enriquetta Penot y Gilbau.
  3. ^ Napoli (Stato) (1857). "Ordini Cavallereschi". Almanacco reale del Regno delle Due Sicilie: per l'anno ... Stamp. Reale. pp. 399, 403.
  4. ^ "Real y distinguida orden de Carlos III". Guía Oficial de España (in Spanish). 1887. p. 155. Retrieved 17 September 2020.
  5. ^ "Caballeros de la insigne orden del toisón de oro". Guía Oficial de España (in Spanish). 1887. p. 146. Retrieved 21 March 2019.
  6. ^ Almanacco di corte. 1858. p. 323.
  7. ^ "Ritter-Orden: St. Stephans-Orden", Hof- und Staatshandbuch der Österreichisch-Ungarischen Monarchie, 1897, p. 64, retrieved 17 September 2020
  8. ^ a b Chisholm, Hugh, ed. (1911). "Francis I. of the Two Sicilies" . Encyclopædia Britannica. Vol. 10 (11th ed.). Cambridge University Press.
  9. ^ a b Navarrete Martínez, Esperanza Navarrete Martínez. "María de la O Isabel de Borbón". Diccionario biográfico España (in Spanish). Real Academia de la Historia.
  10. ^ a b c d Genealogie ascendante jusqu'au quatrieme degre inclusivement de tous les Rois et Princes de maisons souveraines de l'Europe actuellement vivans [Genealogy up to the fourth degree inclusive of all the Kings and Princes of sovereign houses of Europe currently living] (in French). Bourdeaux: Frederic Guillaume Birnstiel. 1768. p. 9.
  11. ^ a b Genealogie ascendate, p. 1
  12. ^ a b Genealogie ascendate, p. 96

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