Thursday, July 1, 2021

The Duke of Aosta Buried at the Basilica of Superga Today

The late Prince Amedeo of Savoy, 5th Duke of Aosta, was  buried today at the Royal Basilica of Superga in Turin. He joins his parents, Prince Aimone of Savoy and Princess Irene of Greece and Denmark, as well as the ancestors of the prince who are all buried in the Basilica. The ceremony took place at 11:30am in accordance with Covid-19 restrictions in Italy. Leading the mourners were Princess Silvia, Dowager Duchess of Aosta; Prince Aimone, 6th Duke of Aosta, and his wife Princess Olga; Princess Bianca; and Princess Mafalda. The children of Aimone, Bianca, and Mafalda were also present. Prince Amedeo of Savoy, Duke of Aosta, died on 1 June. 

Photograph (c) Alessandro Sala.

Photograph (c) Alessandro Sala.

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