Wednesday, April 6, 2016

Toerring-Austria wedding today

April 6, 1956

Countess Helene of Toerring-Jettenbach, 18, was married today in a civil ceremony in Munich to Archduke Ferdinand of Austria, 37, a nephew of the Karl I, the last Emperor of Austria Hungary.

The bride is the daughter of Count Carl Theodor of Toerring-Jettenbach and the late Princess Elisabeth of Greece,  whose younger sister is the Duchess of Kent.

The Duchess will be present for the religious wedding on April 10.

1 comment:

Janice Seto said...

Do you know how this couple got engaged? That's a big age difference, 19 years, and she was only 18 herself. (Beautiful offspring of that marriage -> Sophie, married to Prince Hugo Mariano )