Antoine, 13th Prince of Ligne

Noble person

1925 – 2005

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Who was Antoine, 13th Prince of Ligne?

Antoine Maria Joachim Lamoral, Prince of Ligne, Prince of Épinoy, Prince of Amblise, Grandee of Spain was born on 8 March 1925 in Brussels, Belgium. He was the son of Eugène, 11th Prince of Ligne and Philippine de Noailles. He died on 21 August 2005 in Château de Belœil, Belgium.

During World War II, Prince Antoine served in the British Royal Air Force, winning his wings at No 34 Flying Training School, in Medicine Hat, Canada, before returning to the UK for operational duty.

He was the 1,294th Knight of the Order of the Golden Fleece in Austria.

The princely House of Ligne is among Europe's most exalted noble families and is a mediatized House.

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Born
Mar 8, 1925
Brussels
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Religion
  • Roman Catholic Church
Died
Aug 21, 2005
Château de Belœil

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on July 23, 2013

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