Tuesday, July 7, 2020

A princely engagement: Gisela of Liechtenstein & Victor Bergmann


HSH Princess Gisela of Liechtenstein and Mr. Victor Bergmann are engaged to be married.  The engagement announcement took place on Sunday.  The wedding is scheduled to take place in 2021.

HSH Princess Gisela Maria of Liechtenstein was born at Feldkirch, Austria on June 26, 1990. the younger of two daughters of HSH Prince Michael Karl Alfred Maria Felix Moritz et omnes Sancti of Liechtenstein and his wife, Hildegard Berta Peters.  The princess has an older sister, Princess Theresa Maria, whose engagement to Count Cajetan of Toerring-Jettenbach was announced last October.


Prince Michael is the second of five children of HSH Prince Heinrich Karl Vincenz Maria Benediktus Justinius of Liechtenstein and HI & RH Archduchess Elisabeth  Charlotte Alphinsa Christina Theresia Antonia Josepha Roberta Ottonia Franziska Isabella Pia Marcus d'Aviano et omnes Sancti, the youngest child of Emperor Karl and Princess Zita of Bourbon-Parma.  Elisabeth was born posthumously nearly two months after the death of Emperor Karl.

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 Thus,  Princess Gisela is a great-granddaughter of Emperor Karl I of Austria.

She has a bachelor's degree and a master's degree in Environmental Engineering Technology/Environmental Technology from Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule in  Zürich.   Since April 2020, the princess has been a member of the Management Board of the Vaduz-based Industrie und Finanzkontor, a firm whose "roots lie in the Princely House of Liechtenstein, which has remained steadfast for more than 900 years."


Prince Michael is the executive chairman of the firm and a member of the Board of Directors.  Princess Theresa is also a member of the board.


Victor Bergmann is based in Zurich, Switzerland, where he is a Strategic Partner Manager at Google Pay.  He received a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration in 2010 from the University of Mannheim and a Master of Science in Strategic Marketing from the Imperial College in London in 2012. He is the son of Arnfin Bergmann and Countess Cécile du Moulin-Eckart.   Victor was born on June 21, 1987.



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