Thursday, February 24, 2011

Rupprecht engaged again

February 24, 1921

Former Crown Prince Rupprecht of Bavaria is engaged to Princess Antonia of Luxembourg, according to the Berlin newspaper, Kreuz-Zeitung.  A previous engagement between the former heir to the Bavarian throne and Princess Antonia "was broken off after the revolution in Bavaria."

Princess Antonia is one of five sisters of Grand Duchess Marie Adelaide of Luxembourg. She was born in 1899.  During the war, Rupprecht "was in command of the German armies" on the northern front "of the western theatre."   His first wife, Duchess Marie Gabriele in Bavaria died in 1912. 
Rupprecht was born in 1869.

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