Monday, July 16, 2012

A son for Princess Maria of Savoy

July 16, 1942

Princess Maria of Savoy, youngest child of King Vittorio Emanuele III, has given birth to a son, according to the German Transocean agency via a dispatch from Rome, and "broadcast of Berlin radio."  The broadcast was recorded by United Press.

Princess Maria is married to Prince Louis of Bourbon-Parma.  This is the second child for the prince and princess. Their first son, Prince Guy, was born in 1940.

The second son's name has not been announced.  He was born July 14 at Cannes.

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