Monday, February 11, 2013

Mafalda to marry Leopold

February 11, 1923

The Associated Press, citing court circles in Rome, reports that the engagement of Princess Mafalda, second daughter of King Vittorio Emanuele,  to Crown Prince Leopold of Belgium, will be announced after the marriage of her elder sister, Princess Jolanda to Count Calvi di Bergolo.

Princess Mafalda is the second of King Vittorio Emanuele and Queen Elena's five children. She was born at Rome on November 19, 1902.  Prince Leopold, the eldest son of King Albert and Queen Elisabeth of the Belgians, is a year older than Princess Mafalda.

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