Monday, October 19, 2009

Zita to settle in Belgium

October 20, 1929

The former Empress Zita of Austria arrived in Brussels today from Spain, according to the New York Times. She will make Belgium her permament home, and will use the name Duchess of Bar. She and her children will live at Steenokerzeele Castle, which is owned by the Marquis de Croix. Her eldest son, Archduke Otto, is studying philosophy at Louvain university, where he is known as the Duke of Bar


Anonymous said...

Are you sure you don't mean Duchess of Bar?

Marlene Eilers Koenig said...

The NYT used Bale, so that's what I used.