Monday, October 20, 2008

Double 'troth for Italian, Belgian royals

October 20, 1924

An Italian newspaper, Il Mondo, reported today that it is Princess Giovanna, 17 next month, and not her sister, Mafalda, who will wed Crown Prince Leopold of the Belgians. Giovanna's engagement will be announced simultaneously with her brother, Umberto's engagement to Princess Maria José, Leopold's sister.

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