Saturday, October 17, 2015

Royal Marriage: Austria-Bavaria

October 17, 1955

Archduchess Theresia of Austria, 24, was married today to Prince Rasso of Bavaria, according to the Associated Press.

The wedding took place at the chapel of Schloss Wallsee, near Amsetten. The 29-year-old bridegroom is a student at Munich University.

Members of German and Austrian nobility attended the wedding.  After a honeymoon in Spain, the couple will live in Starnberg.

Prince Rasso is the youngest child of Prince Franz of Bavaria and Princess Isabella of Croy.  Archduchess Theresia is the second child of Archduke Theodor of Salvator of Austria and Countess Maria Theresia von Waldburg zu Zeil und Trauchburg.

The bride is a great-granddaughter of Austrian Emperor Franz Josef, who died in 1916.

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