Prince Philip of Bourbon-Two Sicilies

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Prince Philip
Prince Philip of Bourbon-Two Sicilies
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Born(1885-12-10)10 December 1885
Cannes, France
Died9 March 1949(1949-03-09) (aged 63)
Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada
SpousePrincess Marie Louise of Orléans
Odette Labori
IssuePrince Gaetano
Full name
Italian: Filippo Maria Alfonso Antonio Ferdinando Francesco di Paola Lodovico Enrico Alberto Taddeo Francesco Saverio Uberto di Borbone
HouseHouse of Bourbon-Two Sicilies
FatherPrince Alfonso, Count of Caserta
MotherPrincess Maria Antonietta of Bourbon-Two Sicilies

Prince Philip of Bourbon-Two Sicilies[1][2] (Filippo Maria Alfonso Antonio Ferdinando Francesco di Paola Lodovico Enrico Alberto Taddeo Francesco Saverio Uberto; 10 December 1885 –[1][2] 9 March 1949[1][2]) was a member of the House of Bourbon-Two Sicilies and a Prince of Bourbon-Two Sicilies.[1][2]


Prince Philip was the tenth child of Prince Alfonso of Bourbon-Two Sicilies, Count of Caserta and his wife Princess Maria Antonietta of Bourbon-Two Sicilies.[1][2]

Marriage and issue[edit]

Philip married firstly to Princess Marie Louise of Orléans, eldest daughter and child of Prince Emmanuel, Duke of Vendôme and his wife Princess Henriette of Belgium,[1][2] on 12 January 1916 in Neuilly-sur-Seine.[1][2] The couple had one child before their divorce in 1925:[1][2]

  • Prince Gaetano Maria Alfonso Enrico Paolo of Bourbon-Two Sicilies (born 16 April 1917 in Cannes; died 27 December 1984 in Harare). He renounced his title and dynastic membership in the House of Bourbon-Sicily on 24 February 1939 upon becoming a British subject.[3] On 16 February 1946 he married Olivia Yarrow (born 16 July 1917 in Dumfries; died 24 May 1987 in Harare) in Paddington[3] They had children:[3]
  • Adrian Philip de Bourbon (born 7 April 1948 in Warrington)
∞ Linda Idensohn (born 3 February 1950 in Salisbury) on 20 March 1976 in Salisbury
  • Philip Charles de Bourbon (born 5 May 1977 in Harare)
  • Michelle Lara de Bourbon (born 12 February 1979 in Harare)
  • Gregory Peter de Bourbon (born 2 January 1950 in Warrington)
∞ Maureen Powell (born 19 April 1951 in Bulawayo) on 15 May 1971 in Rusape
  • Christan Peter de Bourbon (born 11 April 1974 in Vancouver)
  • Raymond Paul de Bourbon (born 8 November 1978 in Harare)
∞ Carrie Anne Thornley (born 2 February 1945 in Cessnock) on 30 August 1986 in Brisbane

Philip married secondly to Odette Labori, daughter of French attorney Fernand Labori, on 10 January 1927 in Paris.[3][1][2] Philip and Odette did not have children.[1][2]

Titles, styles, honours and arms[edit]

Titles and styles[edit]

  • 10 December 1885 – 9 March 1949: His Royal Highness Prince Philip of Bourbon-Two Sicilies[3]



  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j Darryl Lundy (10 March 2007). "Filippo di Borbone, Principe di Borbone delle Due Sicilie". Retrieved 2008-10-26.
  2. ^ a b c d e f g h i j Paul Theroff. "TWO SICILIES". Paul Theroff's Royal Genealogy Site. Retrieved 2008-10-26.
  3. ^ a b c d e Genealogisches Handbuch des Adels, Fürstliche Häuser IV. "Bourbon". C.A. Starke Verlag, 1956, p. 12. (German).