Stanisław Albrecht Radziwiłł

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Stanisław Albrecht Radziwiłł
Titles and styles
His Serene Highness, Prince Radziwiłł, Ordinat of Ołyka [1]
Born (1914-07-21)July 21, 1914
Szpanów Palace, Szpanów, Russian Empire
Died July 27, 1976(1976-07-27) (aged 62)
London, England
Noble family Radziwiłł
Spouse(s)
Rose de Monléon
(m. 1940; annulled 1945)

Grace Maria Kolin
(m. 1946; div. 1958)

Lee Bouvier Canfield
(m. 1959; div. 1974)
Issue
3, including Anthony Radziwiłł
Father Janusz Franciszek Radziwiłł
Mother Anna, Princess Lubomirska

Prince Stanisław Albrecht "Stash" Radziwiłł (21 July 1914 – 27 July 1976) was a scion of the Polish princely House of Radziwiłł, born in Szpanów in the Volhynian Governorate of the Russian Empire (now Szpaniv, Ukraine).

His parents were Janusz Franciszek, Prince Radziwiłł (1880–1967) and Princess Anna Lubomirska (1882–1947). Stanisław had two elder brothers, Edmund Radziwiłł (1906–1971) and Ludwik Radziwiłł (1911–1928). Through his father, Stanislaw Albrecht was second cousin twice removed of Sophie, Duchess of Hohenberg, wife of the Heir to the Austro-Hungarian throne Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria.

Marriages[edit]

Radziwiłł married Countess Rose de Mauléon[citation needed] (1913–1996),[2] on 10 April 1940 and they were divorced in 1945. She later married Baron de Chollet, a Swiss banker.[3]

Radziwill married Grace Maria Kolin on 2 May 1946. They were divorced in 1958. The marriage produced one son:

  • Prince Jan Stanisław Albrycht Radziwill (8 August 1947), who married Eugenia Carras on 14 September 1978. They have two sons and four grandchildren:
    • Prince Jan Michal Radziwill (29 August 1979)
    • Prince Filip Radziwill (4 February 1981) he married Devon Schuster on 16 January 2010. They have four children:
      • Princess Eugenie Elizabeth Radziwill (24 October 2012)
      • Prince Isabella Sophia Radziwill (17 July 2014)
      • Princess Arietta Grace Radziwill (17 July 2014)
      • Prince Stanislaw Radziwill (2018)

Kolin later married William Ward, 3rd Earl of Dudley (1894–1969) as his third wife,[4] and from 1975, she lived with Robert B. Silvers.[5]

Radziwiłł married Caroline Lee Bouvier Canfield on 19 March 1959. They had two children:

  • Prince Anthony Radziwiłł (4 August 1959–10 August 1999) he married Carole Ann DiFalco on 27 August 1994.
  • Princess Anna Christina "Tina" Radziwill(18 August 1960) she married Octavio Arancio in September 1999 and they were divorced in 2005.

Later life[edit]

Radziwiłł was one of the organisers of the Sikorski Historical Institute in London and founder of St. Anne's Church at Fawley Court, the site of Divine Mercy College, a school for boys of Polish origin, set up by the Marian Fathers in 1953 near Henley-on-Thames, England.

He died on 27 July 1976, in London at the age of 62. His body was interred in the crypt of St Anne's Church at Fawley Court.[6] As of 2010 the Marian Fathers were seeking authorisation to exhume the body[why?] following the closure of Divine Mercy College (in 1986) and the sale of Fawley Court (2010).[citation needed]

Title[edit]

Upon becoming a British subject and in keeping with standard practice, Radziwiłł would have needed permission to use his princely title from Queen Elizabeth II,[3] but did not receive special dispensation and was known in Britain as Mr. Radziwiłł legally and as Prince Radziwiłł by courtesy.

Ancestry[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.radziwill.com/genealogy.htm
  2. ^ World Family Tree
  3. ^ a b "International Set: Unhitching Post". Time.com. 14 September 1962. 
  4. ^ Lundy, Darryl, ed. "Grace Maria Kolin". ThePeerage.com, 28 September 2010
  5. ^ Scott, Janny. "Ideas: One Mind, But What A Mind; Defining the Passions Of the Liberal Elite For Over 2 Decades", The New York Times, November 1, 1997; Kolhatkar, Sheelah. Profile of Robert Silvers, The New York Observer, December 18, 2005; and Death notice, The New York Times, December 31, 2016
  6. ^ "Prince Radziwill Dead at 62; Ex-Husband of Lee Bouvier". New York Times. 29 June 1976. Retrieved 2007-06-21. London, 28 June 1976 (AP) Prince Stanislas Radziwill, former husband of Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis' younger sister, Lee Bouvier, died yesterday at the home of a friend, sources close to the family reported today. He was 62 years old.