|The Duke of Aosta.|
|Prince Amedeo, Duke of Aosta, speaking with his first cousin King Michael of Romania at Sinaia.|
Queen Anne-Marie of Greece and Crown Princess Katherine of Serbia are in the background.
|King Juan Carlos of Spain with Prince Amedeo and Princess Silvia, Duke and Duchess of Aosta, as well as Prince Aimone, Duke of Apulia and his then-fiancée Princess Olga of Greece, 2008.|
Today, 1 June, Prince Amedeo of Savoy, 5th Duke of Aosta, died after going into cardiac arrest at San Donato Hospital in Arezzo. Earlier this year, Prince Amedeo had undergone major surgery at a clinic in Milan, after which he returned home to Castiglion Fibocchi. On 27 May, Amedeo was admitted to San Donato Hospital in Arezzo for minor surgery, which was completed successfully. He had been scheduled for release today; however, he suffered a fatal heart attack this morning. The announcement of the death of Prince Amedeo was made by the Aosta branch of the Royal House of Savoy. The Duke of Aosta was seventy-seven years-old. Amedeo was a first cousin of King Constantine II of the Hellenes, King Michael of Romania, Queen Sofía of Spain, and Queen Alexandra of Yugoslavia. He descended from King Louis Philippe of the French, German Emperor Friedrich III, King George I of the Hellenes, and Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom.
|Princess Irene, Duchess of Aosta, with her infant son Prince Amedeo in 1943.|
|Irene and Amedeo.|
|Prince Amedeo and his mother Princess Irene.|
The engagement between Prince Amedeo, Duke of Aosta, and his second cousin Princess Claude d'Orléans was announced in September 1963. Princess Claude (b.Larache, Morocco 11 December 1943) was the ninth child and fifth daughter of Prince Henri, Count of Paris, and Princess Isabelle of Orléans-Braganza.
Prince Amedeo and Princess Claude were married on 22 July 1964 at Sintra, Portugal, in a beautiful ceremony attended by a myriad of their relatives and friends. King Umberto II of Italy was one of the chief guests.
|The wedding of Prince Amedeo and Princess Silvia, Duke and Duchess of Aosta, 1987.|
|Prince Amedeo and Princess Silvia, Duke and Duchess of Aosta.|
|Amedeo and Silvia.|
|Prince Amedeo and Princess Silvia, Duke and Duchess of Aosta, with Amedeo's first cousins Princess Maria Cristina of Bourbon-Two Sicilies and Archduchess Margherita of Austria-Este.|
|Amedeo of Savoy with his first wife Claude d'Orléans, his second wife Silvia, and ten of his eleven grandchildren, 2016.|
|Prince Amedeo, Duke of Aosta, with his son Prince Aimone, Duke of Apulia.|