Wednesday, February 26, 2014

Duchess of Genoa has died

February 26, 1924

The Duchess of Genoa died this evening of "bronchial pneumonia," reports the New York Times.  She had been ill for "some days."

The Duchess was born Princess Isabella of Bavaria, third child of Prince Adalbert of Bavaria and Infanta Amelia of Spain.

In 1883,  Princess Isabella married Prince Tomasso of Savoy, Duke of Genoa, whose sister, Margherita was married to King Umberto I of Italy. 

She is survived by her husband and their six children,  Prince Ferdinando, Prine Filiberto, Princess Maria Bona, who is the wife of Prince Konrad of Bavaria,  Prince Adalberto, Princess Maria Adelaide and Prince Eugenio.

The Duchess of Genoa was 60 years old.

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