Thursday, July 1, 2021

On This Day: The Marriage of Prince Aimone of Savoy and Princess Irene of Greece and Denmark

Aimone and Irene.

On 1 July 1939 at Florence, Prince Aimone of Savoy, Duke of Spoleto, married Princess Irene of Greece and Denmark. The groom was thirty-nine years-old; the bride was thirty-four. Their wedding took place at the Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore. Among the guests were King Vittorio Emanuele III of Italy and his wife Queen Elena, King George II of Greece, Queen Helen of Romania, the Prince and Princess of Piedmont, the Dowager Duchess of Aosta, and the Duke and Duchess of Kent. 

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