Friday, June 22, 2012

Royal Marriage: Saxony-Anhalt

June 22, 1962

Prince Maria Emanuel of Saxony, 36, and Princess Anastasia Luise of Anhalt, 21, were married today in a civil ceremony at Vevey, France, reports the Associated Press.

The prince is a grandson of the last reigning King of Saxony. 

The civil marriage is required by Swiss law.  The couple will be married in a Roman Catholic service tomorrow, "uniting two of Germany's ancient princely houses."

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