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Old 01-31-2012, 03:21 PM
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Infanta D. Maria Adelaide is 100! (Jan 2012); Death on 24 February 2012



HH Infanta Dona Maria Adelaide (1912-2012)


Infanta D. Maria Adelaide celebrates today her 100th birthday.
She is the first Portuguese royal to reach this age, being also the only living grand-daughter of a Portuguese king alive.

This King was of course D.Miguel I, born in 1802, 210 years ago !

The Infanta will receive the Order of Civil Merit by the President of the Republic, for her humanitarian action, in a banquet tonight.

She founded Nun’Álvares Pereira Foundation, dedicated to the more needed, and devoted her life to their help .

The President, for once, had an intelligent gesture, granting her the Order of Merit.

In a note to the Portuguese press agency, he underlined the example of her moral statute, considering her one of the more relevant Portuguese alive.

You don´t have to be front cover on the papers to act as she did.

Several articles:

http://www.ionline.pt/boa-vida/centenario-vida-extraordinaria-d-maria-adelaide-braganca-princesa-portugal

http://www.cmjornal.xl.pt/detalhe/noticias/nacional/portugal/familia-celebra-centenario-da-princesa-rebelde

http://forteapache.blogs.sapo.pt/269105.html

http://realfamiliaportuguesa.blogspot.com/2012/01/celebracoes-do-centenario-natalicio-de.html

http://realfamiliaportuguesa.blogspot.com/

http://www.geneall.net/P/forum_msg.php?id=295643&fview=e

http://www2.netmadeira.com/noticias/politica/2012/1/30/cavaco-silva-condecora-terca-feira-adelaide-de-braganca

Newspaper i has an article on the Infanta, with photos of her life.

http://pt-br.facebook.com/pages/Real-Associa%C3%A7%C3%A3o-de-Lisboa/103930608502#!/photo.php?fbid=10150557770293503&set=a.446930563502.243257.103930608502&type=1&theater
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Old 01-31-2012, 03:22 PM
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Ooops, something went wrong.

Many happy returns to the RF "baby" ;-)
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Old 02-01-2012, 05:06 AM
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Happy 100th birthday to Her Royal Highness!
She is also the first centenarian born in a royal family (Duchess Alice of Gloucester and the Queen Mother came from noble families).
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Old 02-01-2012, 10:56 AM
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Yes,but Queen mother was born in 19th(in 1900) century and died in 21st(2002) which makes her unique living in 3 centuries...

And yes,congratulations to Maria Adelaide
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Old 02-01-2012, 03:32 PM
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Woooooooooooow!

Congrats to her!

Can somebody put here list of her descendants?
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Old 02-01-2012, 07:18 PM
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Some photos of dinner in his honor:

INFANTA DONA MARIA ADELAIDE DE BRAGANÇA – JANTAR DE HOMENAGEM PELO 100º ANIVERSÁRIO « Causa Monárquica

With some videos:

http://realbeiralitoral.blogspot.com...-braganca.html

HRH received an Apostolic Blessing and an Order of Civil Merit by the President of Portugal:

http://realbeiralitoral.blogspot.com...a-infanta.html

About her life:

http://realbeiralitoral.blogspot.com...elaide-de.html
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Old 02-02-2012, 11:02 AM
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The Duke looks like he has lost weight. I hope he is not ill.
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Old 02-02-2012, 04:35 PM
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Can somebody put here list of her descendants?
Check this site

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Old 02-02-2012, 04:48 PM
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Here is the list (may be incomplete, as it was last modified a long time ago):

Maria Adelaide Manuela Amelia Micaela Rafaela, Princess de Bragana, Infanta of Portugal
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Old 02-03-2012, 10:43 AM
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Congratulations to the princess! Nice to see the duke attending the birthday of his aunt. But isn't one of her sons supposed to be a rival pretender to the Portuguese throne?
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Old 02-03-2012, 11:59 AM
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Congratulations to the princess! Nice to see the duke attending the birthday of his aunt. But isn't one of her sons supposed to be a rival pretender to the Portuguese throne?
Some monarchists did support her son as opposed to Duarte, but her son never supported this "movement". Now almost all monarchists and non monarchists recognize Duarte as the undisputed head of the Portuguese Royal House.
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Old 02-05-2012, 11:57 AM
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There was a small rift between D.Duarte and his cousin Francisco van Uden before D.Duarte got married.

Since he was taking so much time to get married and produce a heir, Francisco van Uden pressed the Duke of Bragança to appoint his own son Afonso de Bragança van Uden as his successor and proposed himself to raise him as "the crown-prince" of Portugal.

D.Duarte never indulged to Francisco's pretension and for some time there was a cold climate between the two cousins.

Later, D.Duarte got married to D.Isabel, the couple had their own children and the situation naturally fell down and the cousins buried the differend.
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Old 02-24-2012, 10:51 AM
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Death of the Infanta

Today HH Infanta Dona Maria Adelaide de Bragança van Uden has passed only 24 days after celebrating her 100th birthday on January 31st.

She was the last living granddaughter of King Miguel I of Portugal.

RIP your Highness.

Família Real Portuguesa: IN MEMORIAM: PARTIU PARA JUNTO DE DEUS S.A.S., A INFANTA DONA MARIA ADELAIDE DE BRAGANÇA VAN UDEN.
Família Real Portuguesa: IN MEMORIAM: PARTIU PARA JUNTO DE DEUS S.A.S., A INFANTA DONA MARIA ADELAIDE DE BRAGANÇA VAN UDEN
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Such a sad news. May she rest in peace.

She was such an inspiring person. Portugal needs more people like her
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Rest in peace...

Morreu Maria Adelaide de Bragança van Uden - Caras.pt
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A few more articles from the press:

http://rr.sapo.pt/informacao_detalhe...d=25&did=52051

VIP.pt:. Realeza : Morre aos 100 anos

Lux - Morreu a infanta Maria Adelaide de Bragança, aos 100 anos
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Interview with her son:

Família Real Portuguesa: ENTREVISTA A D. FRANCISCO DE BRAGANÇA VAN UDEN: "SE A SITUAÇÃO PIORAR, VAI-SE QUESTIONAR O REGIME"
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The Infanta's funeral was a private cerimony but it was announced a 7th day mass last thursday at the Jerónimos Church.

Was there any coverage ?
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Not much coverage, the only photos are scanned from magazines here:

Família Real Portuguesa: S.A.R., DOM DUARTE DE BRAGANÇA RELEMBROU A CARIDADE CRISTÃ DA SUA TIA, POR OCASIÃO DA MISSA DE 7º DIA
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The Duke and Duchess of Braganca attended a private church ceremony in the memory of Infanta Marie Adelaide
Noblesse & Royautés » Le duc et la duchesse de Bragance rendent hommage à l’Infante Marie Adelaïde
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