[11], As they were the only two in the room, it is unclear how Alfonso was shot but according to Josefina Carolo, dressmaker to Juan Carlos's mother, Juan Carlos pointed the pistol at Alfonso and pulled the trigger, unaware that the pistol was loaded. The source code for the WIKI 2 extension is being checked by specialists of the Mozilla Foundation, Google, and Apple. Alfonso was the son of Prince Carlos of Bourbon-Two Sicilies (1870–1949) and his wife Mercedes, Princess of Asturias (1880–1904). In 1937 after the start of the Spanish Civil War Alfonso returned to Spain to head the aerial forces of General Francisco Franco. Juan lived with his wife in Rome first where his sons Juan Carlos and Alfonso were born. It is alleged that Juan Carlos began playing with a .22 caliber revolver that had apparently been given to Alfonso by General Franco. [9] Beatrice had been raised Protestant, and chose not to convert to Catholicism. Infante Juan of Spain, Count of Barcelona (Juan Carlos Teresa Silverio Alfonso de Borbón y Battenberg; 20 June 1913 – 1 April 1993), also known as Don Juan, was the third son and designated heir of King Alfonso XIII of Spain and Victoria Eugenie of Battenberg.His father was replaced by the Second Spanish Republic, and under his son, Juan Carlos I, a constitutional monarchy was restored. Alfonso de Orleans y Borbón, Duke of Galliera was also first cousin of Alfonso XIII of Spain. In 1975 Alfonso died of a heart attack at his palace in Sanlúcar de Barrameda. On 28 February 1941, Alfonso XIII of Spain died in Rome, at the age of 54. "Ragged Spanish Grandees Tell of Escape". Alfonso de Orleans y Borbón, Infante of Spain, Duke of Galliera (12 November 1886 – 6 August 1975), was a Spanish prince, military aviator and first cousin of Alfonso XIII of Spain. Alfonso was born in Rome, the youngest son of the Infante Juan of Spain, Count of Barcelona and of his wife, Princess Maria Mercedes of Bourbon-Two Sicilies.His godfather was the Infante Alfonso de Orleans y Borbón; his godmother was his father's sister Infanta Maria Cristina of Spain. Congratulations on this excellent venture… what a great idea! His reign is one of the shortest in history, lasting for just over seven months.. Infante of Spain. The New York Times reported that Alfonso did not have the permission of his cousin King Alfonso XIII of Spain to marry and that he had been "stripped of his Spanish honours and decorations". That's it. Death: 29.3.1956 in Estoril, Portugal of gun accident (14 years) Father: Infante Juan of Spain, Count of Barcelona: Mother: Princess María Mercedes of Bourbon-Two Sicilies: Siblings : Infanta Pilar of Spain, Duchess of Badajoz King Juan Carlos I of Spain Infanta Margarita of Spain, 2nd Duchess of Hernani: Ancestors of Infante Alfonso of Spain (3 of 18 generations) less/more. [7], On the evening of Maundy Thursday, 29 March 1956, Alfonso and Juan Carlos were at their parents' home Villa Giralda in Estoril, Portugal, for the Easter vacation, where Alfonso died in a gun accident. Infante Francisco de Paula of Spain and his wife Luisa Carlotta of the Two Sicilies were the paternal grandparents of King Alfonso XII of Spain. Alfonso XIII (17 May 1886 – 28 February 1941) was King of Spain from 1886 until the proclamation of the Second Republic in 1931. Infante Carlos, Alfonso Carlos's brother, led the Carlists in the third Carlist War of the 1870s. Prince of Asturias. This completes Alfonso XII’s paternal ancestry. Alfonso XIII (Spanish: Alfonso León Fernando María Jaime Isidro Pascual Antonio de Borbón y Habsburgo-Lorena; 17 May 1886 – 28 February 1941) was King of Spain from 1886 until the proclamation of the Second Republic in 1931. Alfonso Carlos was born in London, England to the exiled Juan, Count of Montizón. Infante Alfonso wasn't buried in Spain til 1993, a few months before Count of Barcelona's death. Their son, Infante Francisco de Asís Duke of Cádiz, was the father of King Alfonso XII. In 1941 Alfonso was godfather for the Count of Barcelona's younger son Alfonso. He is also the youngest son of Infante Juan, Count of Barcelona and Princess María de las Mercedes of Bourbon-Two Sicilies, and the grandson of King Alfonso XIII. Source Notes. Infante Alfonso, born in 1941, was the benjamin of the family. Juan Carlos de Borbón (Juan Carlos Teresa Silvestre Alfonso de Borbón y Battenberg; English: John Charles Therese Sylvester Alphonse of Bourbon and Battenberg) (20 June 1913 – 1 April 1993), was the third surviving son and designated heir of King Alfonso XIII of Spain and Victoria Eugenie of Battenberg, the monarch replaced by the Second Spanish Republic, and father of Juan Carlos I, … In May 1930 Alfonso was a passenger on the Graf Zeppelin flight from Seville to Brazil. Alfonso's mother, Maria Christina of Austria, served as regent until he assumed full powers on his sixteenth birthday in 1902. Next to arrive was Infante Jaime on 23 June 1908. For many years Alfonso was the unofficial representative in Spain of the Count of Barcelona, the son and heir of King Alfonso XIII. Alfonso was the son of Prince Carlos of Bourbon-Two Sicilies (1870–1949) and his wife Mercedes, Princess of Asturias (1880–1904). Infante Carlos, Alfonso Carlos's brother, led the Carlists in the third Carlist War of the 1870s. [17] They proceeded to Philadelphia where they were the guests of Joseph E. Widener. Infante Jaime of Spain, Duke of Segovia, Duke of Anjou, RE (Jaime Leopoldo Isabelino Enrique Alejandro Alberto Alfonso Víctor Acacio Pedro Pablo María de Borbón y Battenberg) (23 June 1908 – 20 March 1975), was the second son of King Alfonso XIII of Spain and his wife Princess Victoria Eugenie of Battenberg. Infante of Spain. The descendants of Alfonso XIII of Spain, Bourbon monarch of the Kingdom of Spain, are numerous.With his wife, Victoria Eugenie of Battenberg, he had a total of six legitimate children, with an additional child Ferdinand having been stillborn.Outside of his marriage, Alfonso was known to have had some issue, but they are not in the line of succession for any throne. 1611 Alfons… Death, Cause unspecified 16 August 1966 (Age 57) chart Placidus Equal_H. [7] In 1945, Alfonso resigned his position in the Spanish Air Force to show his support for the Lausanne Manifesto, a manifesto of the Count of Barcelona arguing for the restoration of the monarchy. Alfonso's mother, Maria Christina of Austria, served as regent until … Coat of Arms of Infante Alfonso of Spain.svg 1,072 × 1,236; 1.38 MB Juan Carlos de Borbón junto a su padre y su hermano Alfonso (1 de 1) - Fondo Marín-Kutxa Fototeka (cropped).jpg 233 × … Louis was born at Palacio del Buen Retiro, in Madrid as the eldest son of the reigning King Philip V of Spain and his wife Maria Luisa of Savoy. Infanta Margarita was born in 1939. Infante of Spain. Dec 17, 2016 - Infante Alfonso of Spain, Prince of the Two Sicilies, Duke of Calabria (30 November 1901 – 3 February 1964)[1] was one of two claimants to the title of the head of the House of Bourbon-Two Sicilies from 1960 until his death in 1964. February 4, 2019 at 1:01 AM consort to an Infanta naturalized as a Spanish Infante, Infante Juan of Spain, Count of Barcelona, Princess Maria Antonietta of Bourbon-Two Sicilies, Princess María de las Mercedes of Bourbon-Two Sicilies, "Juan Carlos lays to rest a haunting Spanish tragedy", "La muerte accidental de Alfonso de Borbón cuando Juan Carlos manejaba una pistola", Infante Pedro Carlos, Infante of Portugal, Infante Alfonso Carlos, Duke of San Jaime, Maria Isabella, Queen of the Two Sicilies, Maria Luisa Fernanda, Duchess of Montpensier, Amelia Philippina, Princess Adalbert of Bavaria, Princess Maria Antonia of Naples and Sicily, Princess Maria Christina of the Two Sicilies, María de la Paz, Princess Ludwig of Bavaria, Maria Teresa, Princess and Duchess of Bavaria, Infanta Cristina, Duchess of Palma de Mallorca, Alfonso Cristino Teresa Ángelo Francisco de Asís y Todos los Santos (et omnes sancti) de Borbón y Borbón-Dos Sicilias. [4] He then continued in the Graf Zeppelin to New York City and visited President Herbert Hoover in Washington, D.C., before returning to Spain. Three years later, he was promoted to brigadier general. When Alfonso was still just a baby, his family moved to Lausanne in Switzerland where they lived in the Villa Les Rocailles. Helena Matheopoulos, a Greek author who spoke with Juan Carlos's sister Pilar, said that Alfonso had been out of the room and when he returned and pushed the door open, the door knocked Juan Carlos in the arm causing him to fire the pistol. Carlos Maria Alfonso Marcelo de Borbón-Dos Sicilias y de Borbón-Parma, Infante of Spain, Duke of Calabria (16 January 1938 – 5 October 2015) was, at his death, the last infante of Spain during the reigns of his cousins King Juan Carlos I and King Felipe VI. Alfonso de Castilla y Molina (b. Valladolid, 1286 — d. Valladolid, 1291) was a Spanish noble in the service of the Kingdom of Castile. After the death of Jaime, Duke of Madrid, Alfonso Carlos assumed the mantle of the Carlist movement. In 1992 his remains were moved to Spain to be buried at the Escorial Monastery. "The Marriage of Princess Beatrice of Coburg". After the 2nd Republic the Spanish royal family had gone into exile, after Alfonso XIII's death, prince Alfonso died and Jaime renounced his claim to the throne, so prince Juan became the heir to the Spanish throne. He was buried at the municipal cemetery in Cascais, Portugal. Death: 29.3.1956 in Estoril, Portugal of gun accident (14 years) Father: Infante Juan of Spain, Count of Barcelona: Mother: Princess María Mercedes of Bourbon-Two Sicilies: Siblings : Infanta Pilar of Spain, Duchess of Badajoz King Juan Carlos I of Spain Infanta Margarita of Spain, 2nd Duchess of Hernani: Ancestors of Infante Alfonso of Spain (4 of 18 generations) less/more. They left New York City and returned to Spain on 7 December. In October 1992 he was re-buried in the Pantheon of the Princes of El Escorial near Madrid. The Infanta outlived her husband by 53 years, and … To install click the Add extension button. Alfonso was born at Anglo-American Hospital in Rome, the youngest son of the Infante Juan of Spain, Count of Barcelona, and of his wife, Princess Maria Mercedes of Bourbon-Two Sicilies.His godfather was the Infante Alfonso de Orleans y Borbón; his godmother was his father's sister Infanta Maria Cristina of Spain. Jaime, who was titled Duke of Segovia, renounced his rights to the throne of Spain in 1933. [5], After the founding of the Second Spanish Republic on 14 April 1931, Alfonso was exiled to London. [10] Infante Alfonso of Spain, Prince of the Two Sicilies, Duke of Calabria (30 November 1901 – 3 February 1964) was one of two claimants to the title of the head of the House of Bourbon-Two Sicilies from 1960 until his death in 1964. Alfonso XIII was King of Spain from 1886 until the proclamation of the Second Republic in 1931. On the evening of Maundy Thursday, 29 March 1956, Alfonso and Juan Carlos were at their parents' home Villa Giralda in Estoril, Portugal, for the Easter vacation, where Alfonso died in a gun accident. In 1935, Jaime married Emanuelle de Dampierre (1913-2012), with whom he had two sons, Alfonso … He died on 16 August 1966, aged 57. [12][13], It is alleged that Infante Juan, Count of Barcelona, the childrens' father, had thrown the gun into the sea sometime after Alfonso's death.[14]. In 1906 Alfonso graduated from the Academia Militar de Toledo (Military Academy of Toledo). Contents. Alfonso was the son of Prince Carlos of Bourbon-Two Sicilies and his wife, Mercedes, Princess of Asturias. Juan Carlos, future King of Spain, arrived in 1938. Alfonso was born at Anglo-American Hospital in Rome, the youngest son of the Infante Juan of Spain, Count of Barcelona, and of his wife, Princess Maria Mercedes of Bourbon-Two Sicilies. Alfonso was born in Madrid, Spain, the elder son of Infante Antonio, Duke of Galliera and his wife, Infanta Eulalia of Spain. Charles IV of Spain (= 20) 12. Alfonso XII (Alfonso Francisco de Asís Fernando Pío Juan María de la Concepción Gregorio Pelayo; 28 November 1857 – 25 November 1885), also known as El Pacificador or the Peacemaker, was King of Spain, reigning from 1874 to 1885.After a revolution that deposed his mother Isabella II from the throne in 1868, Alfonso studied in Austria and France. He was born and died in Madrid, Spain. On 30 November 1886, in the Royal Palace of Madrid, he was baptised with the names Alfonso María Francisco Antonio Diego.[2]. Reasonator; PetScan; Scholia; Statistics; Search depicted; Media in category "Infante Alphonse Maurice of Habsburg" The following 4 files are in this category, out of 4 total. He was made head of the Second Division Air Force in 1940. Would you like Wikipedia to always look as professional and up-to-date? Alfonso was the son of Prince Carlos of Bourbon-Two Sicilies (1870–1949) and his wife Mercedes, Princess of Asturias (1880–1904). In 1899 Alfonso and his younger brother Luis Fernando were sent to England to be educated by the Jesuits at Beaumont College. [8] There was a civil ceremony in Schloss Rosenau, followed by a Catholic religious ceremony in St. Augustine's Church in Coburg, and finally a Protestant religious ceremony in Schloss Callenberg. [11], Alfonso was removed from his regiment as a consequence of his marriage. Nevertheless, the Spanish government insisted that the marriage of a Spanish infante to a Protestant could not receive official approval. Alfonso de Orleans y Borbón, Infante of Spain, Duke of Galliera (12 November 1886 – 6 August 1975), was a Spanish prince, military aviator and first cousin of Alfonso XIII of Spain. She was compensated with magnificent jewels. This decision put an end to his military career although he continued to pilot aircraft as a civilian. On 29 September 1936, upon the death of Infante Alfonso Carlos, Duke of San Jaime , the Carlist pretender, Alfonso also became the senior heir of Hugh Capet and so was hailed by some French legitimists as King Alphonse I of France … He was a grandson of Alfonso XII and nephew of Alfonso XIII. Prince of Asturias. Born at Palacio del Buen Retiro, in Madrid as the eldest son of the reigning King Philip V of Spain and his wife Maria Luisa of Savoy.. Spanish infante, as the second child of Infanta Maria Teresa of Spain and her husband Prince Ferdinand of Bavaria, Infante of Spain. The Dowager Duchess of Calabria, born a Princess of Bourbon-Parma in 1917, died on March 28 in Madrid. The Fundación Infante de Orleans, a foundation dedicated to the preservation of historical aircraft in Spain, established in 1989, is named in his honour. Nonetheless, Beatrice and Alfonso married in a Roman Catholic and Lutheran ceremony at Coburg on July 13, 1909. Later they visited Washington, D.C. (where they met Vice President and Mrs. Charles G. Dawes), Boston, Montreal (where they met the Lieutenant Governor of Quebec, Narcisse Pérodeau), Detroit, and Niagara Falls. In 1910 he trained as a pilot in France. Early life. [1] On his paternal side he was a grandson of Antoine, Duke of Montpensier, while on his maternal side he was a grandson of Queen Isabella II of Spain. Although Alfonso sent his son Juan to Spain in 1936 to participate in the uprising, General Emilio Mola had Juan arrested near the French border and expelled from the country. Their son, Infante Francisco de Asís Duke of Cádiz, was the father of King Alfonso XII. He served as chief of aerial operations for the 1925 amphibious landings at Al Hoceima in Morocco. Alfonso María Francisco Antonio Diego Alfonso de Orleans y Borbón, Infante of Spain, Duke of Galliera (12 November 1886 – 6 August 1975), was a Spanish prince, military aviator and first cousin of Alfonso XIII of Spain. Pilar was followed by two brothers and one sister. [4] At first they lived in San Sebastián where a private school had been established in the Miramar Palace. He was an Infante de Castilla, son of King Sancho IV de Castilla, King of Castile and of his wife, the Queen María de Molina. Maria Anna of Spain; Infante Charles of Austria ; Philip IV of Spain; Infanta Margarita of Austria (1610-1617) Infanta Maria of Austria; Authority control Q3611263 VIAF ID: 29927462 GND ID: 102693978. [15] The visit was intended to be a preliminary to a visit by King Alfonso XIII which never occurred. She was 99 years old. [9] Early life. Infanta Alicia was the wife of the Infante Alfonso, Duke of Calabria, whom she married in 1936. The accident took place at 20.30 hours, after the Infante's return from the Maundy Thursday religious service, … It was a very sad event and if Alfonso wasn't buried before in Spanish soil was maybe because to the Count and Countess of Barcelona the death of their child was something very sad to remenber. Alfonso was monarch from birth as his father, Alfonso XII, had died the previous year. . The infante married twice, both times morganatically. The Fundación Infante de Orleans, a foundation dedicated to the preservation of historical aircraft in Spain, established in 1989, is named in his honour. His godfather was the Infante Alfonso de Orleans y Borbón; his godmother was his father's sister Infanta Maria Cristina of Spain. Alfonso Borbón y de Borbón was killed in an uninvestigated and obscure incident when he and his brother were manipulating a cal. He was buried at the Spanish national church, Church of Santa Maria in Monserrato degli Spagnoli. [10] Several days after the marriage it was revealed that King Alfonso XIII had no personal objection to the marriage: indeed, he encouraged it and used his influence to obtain a dispensation so as to allow a Catholic ceremony. sibling relationship with Luis Alfonso, Infante of Spain (born 12 December 1906) sibling relationship with María de las Mercedes, Infanta of Spain (born 3 October 1911) sibling relationship with María del Pilar, Infanta of Spain (1912) (born 15 September 1912) Events. 22 pistol. [3] They remained there until 1904. Carlos Maria Alfonso Marcelo de Borbón-Dos Sicilias y de Borbón-Parma, Infante of Spain, Duke of Calabria (16 January 1938 – 5 October 2015) was, at his death, the last infante of Spain during the reigns of his cousins King Juan Carlos I and King Felipe VI. [18], In 1975 Alfonso died of a heart attack at his palace in Sanlúcar de Barrameda.[19]. Alfonso XII (born Alfonso Francisco de Asís Fernando Pío Juan María de la Concepción Gregorio Pelayo) (Madrid, 28 November 1857 – El Pardo, 25 November 1885) was King of Spain, reigning from 1874 to 1885, after a coup d'état restored the monarchy and ended the ephemeral First Spanish Republic. On 13 November they arrived in New York City, where they stayed at the home of General Cornelius Vanderbilt III. Bio by: 380W You could also do it yourself at any point in time. [5] In June 1954 they were received by General Franco at the Pardo Palace. Contents[show] Early life Alfonso was born in Madrid, Spain, the elder son of Infante Antonio, Duke of Galliera and his wife, Infanta Eulalia of Spain. [6] Later Alfonso and Juan Carlos attended the military academy in Zaragoza. Coming soon is … Infante Alfonso of Spain (Don Alfonso Cristino Teresa Ángelo Francisco de Asís y Todos los Santos de Borbón y Borbón Dos-Sicilias; 3 October 1941, in Rome – 29 March 1956, in Estoril) was the younger brother of King Juan Carlos of Spain.
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