Infante Alvaro, Duke of Galliera

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1910 – 1997

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Who was Infante Alvaro, Duke of Galliera?

Álvaro Antonio Fernando Carlos Felipe de Orleans y Sajonia-Coburgo-Gotha, Prince of the Royal House of France, Duke of Galliera was the 6th Duke of Galliera.

He was born at Coburg, Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, German Empire. The first son of Infante Alfonso, Duke of Galliera and Princess Beatrice of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha.

Prince Alvaro, succeeded to the title of Duke of Galliera on 14 July 1937. He died at the age of 87, making him the last surviving child of Infante Alfonso and Princess Beatrice, as well the last surviving grandchild of Prince Alfred and Grand Duchess Maria Alexandrovna.

As his son Alonso died in 1975 at the age of 34, his grandson Alfonso inherited the Dukedom of Galliera

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Born
Apr 20, 1910
Coburg
Also known as
  • Alvaro Antonio Fernando Carlos Felipe de Orleans y Sajonia-Coburgo-Gotha, Prince of the Royal House of France, Duke of Galliera
  • Alvaro Antonio Fernando Carlos Felipe de Orleans y Sajonia-Coburgo-Gotha
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Religion
  • Roman Catholic Church
Nationality
  • Germany
Died
Aug 22, 1997
Monte Carlo

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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