Raimundo, 2nd Duke of Castel Duino

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Raimondo
Duke of Castel Duino
Period 11 March 1937 – 17 March 1986
Predecessor Alessandro
Successor Carlo Alessandro
Born (1907-03-16)16 March 1907
Castel Duino, Duino, Austrian Littoral, Austria-Hungary
Died 17 March 1986(1986-03-17) (aged 79)
Castel Duino, Duino, Friuli-Venezia Giulia, Italy
Spouse Princess Eugénie of Greece and Denmark
Issue Carlo Alessandro, 3rd Duke of Castel Duino
Full name
Raimondo Alexander Maria Louis Lamoral
House Thurn and Taxis
Father Alessandro, 1st Duke of Castel Duino
Mother Princess Marie of Ligne
Religion Roman Catholic

Raimondo, Prince della Torre e Tasso, 2nd Duke of Castel Duino (16 March 1907 – 17 March 1986) was the son of Alessandro, 1st Duke of Castel Duino and Princess Marie of Ligne.[1]

Duke of Castel Duino[edit]

His father was naturalised in Italy in 1923 with the title Prince della Torre e Tasso and was also created Duke of Castel Duino. Raimundo succeeded as 2nd Duke of Castel Duino following the death of his father on 11 March 1937.

Marriage and issue[edit]

He was married to Princess Eugénie of Greece and Denmark on 28 November 1949 in Athens. They divorced on 11 May 1965 having had one son who succeeded Raimondo as the 3rd Duke of Castel Duino.

Titles and styles[edit]

  • 16 March 1907 – 1923: His Serene Highness Prince Raimondo of Thurn and Taxis
  • 1923 – 11 March 1937: His Serene Highness Prince Raimondo della Torre e Tasso
  • 11 March 1937 – 17 March 1986: His Serene Highness The Duke of Castel Duino

Ancestry[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Genealogy of della Torre e Tasso in: Genealogisches Handbuch des Adels volume 85 (1984).
Raimundo, 2nd Duke of Castel Duino
Cadet branch of the House of Tassis
Born: 16 March 1907 Died: 17 March 1986
Italian nobility
Preceded by
Alessandro
Duke of Castel Duino
11 March 1937 – 17 March 1986
Succeeded by
Carlo Alessandro