Monday, January 19, 2015

Life Magazine covers - Princess Caroline's christening


From Life Magazine: March 25, 1957




Princess Caroline Louise Marguerite of Monaco, first child of Prince Rainier III and Princess Grace was baptized in March 1957.  Her godparents were 10-year-old Margaret Davis, niece of Princess Grace and Prince George Festetics de Tolna, 17.  George, now head of the family, is a grandson of Lady Mary Victoria Douglas-Hamilton and her second husband, Prince Tassilo Festetics de Tolna.  He is married to Josefine Harmer, and they have two sons, Tassilo and Georg.


Lady Victoria Mary's first husband was Albert I of Monaco: the parents of Louis II (grandfather of Rainier III).

[Lady Mary Victoria's eldest daughter, Maria Mathilde, married Prince Karl Emil zu Furstenberg.  Their granddaughter, Ira, was Prince Rainier's companion after Princess Grace's death.  Prince Tassilo's sister, Georgine, was the great-grandmother of Prince Hans Adam of Liechtenstein.]



1 comment:

Luz Lafitte said...

Many thanks for sharing!! I have always been a follower of Princess Caroline and Monaco's Princely Family and it is the first time I see this editorial.