Wednesday, March 10, 2021

The Ruby Wedding Anniversary of the Prince and Princess of Ligne


Today, the Prince and Princess de Ligne celebrate their Ruby wedding anniversary. On 10 March 1981, Prince Michel de Ligne and Princess Eleonora of Orléans and Bragança married at Rio de Janeiro. The groom was the son of Prince Antoine de Ligne and Princess Alix of Luxembourg. The bride was the daughter of Prince Pedro Henrique of Orléans and Bragança and Princess Maria of Bavaria. Fourth cousins once removed, Michel de Ligne (b.1951) and Eleonora of Orléans and Bragança (b.1953) both descend from King Francesco I of the Two Sicilies. 

The Prince and Princess de Ligne with son Prince Henri, daughter Princess Alix, and son-in-law Count Guillaume de Dampierre, 2016.
Photograph (c) Alamy.

Prince Michel and Princess Eleonora de Ligne have two children: Princess Alix (b.1984) and Hereditary Prince Henri (b.1989). In 2016, Princess Alix de Ligne married Count Guillaume de Dampierre. Prince Michel and Princess Eleonora de Ligne live at Chateau de Beloeil in Belgium. 

Our congratulations to the Prince and Princess on their 40th Wedding Anniversary!

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