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Old 01-10-2011, 06:33 AM
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Francesca's cousin Henrietta died last month.

Read more: Tragic death of heiress Henriette Bentinck reveals family feud | Mail Online

.Henriette Luisa Maria Boissevain, (aka Baroness Bentinck Van
Schoonheten; Thyssen-Bornemisza) died at Almaden de la Plata (Sevilla,
Spain), 29 November 2010. She born circa 1948, a daughter of Baron
Bentinck, sometime Netherlands Ambassador to France, and married
1stly, 1967 (div 1973), Spencer Douglas David Compton, Earl Compton
(later 7th Marquess of Northampton), by whom she had a son, Daniel
Bingham Compton, styled Earl Compton (born 1973) and a daughter, Lady
Lara Katrina Compton (b 1968). She later married Richard Thompson and
then Serge Boissevain. She had 2 further children, Ambre (Boissevain)
and Katia (?)
Sadly Serge Boissevain (Henriette's husband) took his own life last week.
Daniel is listed as a child but Lara is not.
Serge BOISSEVAIN Obituary: View Serge BOISSEVAIN's Obituary by The Times
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Old 02-09-2011, 08:36 AM
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Sadly Serge Boissevain (Henriette's husband) took his own life last week.
Daniel is listed as a child but Lara is not.
Serge BOISSEVAIN Obituary: View Serge BOISSEVAIN's Obituary by The Times
Correct.
Daniel is not a child of Serge. Neither is Lara.Ambre is Henriette and Serge's child.
Katia is Serge's child.
Why Lara is not on the obituary is simply because her sister Ambre did not want her listed. Ironically, she is listed as a child on the French obituary.
C'est la vie! :)
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Tita Thyssen and her son Borja reconciled:

Reconciliación familiar entre abogados en casa de los Thyssen | Gente | EL PAÍS

Edit: google translation -> https://translate.google.nl/translat...tml&edit-text=
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Could someone translate ? Thanks MO
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Old 07-13-2015, 06:33 AM
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A German documentary of the Thyssen family & esp. about the late baron Heinrich. Archduchess Fransesca is interviewed as well. She speaks in English but is dubbed in German.




The archduchess says that Carmen was afraid to lose control and didn't allow anybody to see baron Heini, also not Fransesca. And she (Carmen) led her father to believe that he was alone and that none of the children wanted to visit him.
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Apparently Fiona (Francesca's mum) had an affair with Alexander Onassis when he was in his twenties and sh

e was in her fourties.
An old magazine article with photos of Alexander Onassis and Fiona -

The Australian Women's Weekly Trial - Powered by Trove


A member of the Onassis household staff gave a three part interview upon leaving - this extract covers the time of Alexander and Fiona, before Alexander's death -

http://trove.nla.gov.au/ndp/imageser...4909550/level4

http://trove.nla.gov.au/ndp/imageser...4909552/level4

http://trove.nla.gov.au/ndp/imageser...4909553/level4


Futher magazine articles -

http://trove.nla.gov.au/ndp/imageser...4920364/level4

http://trove.nla.gov.au/ndp/imageser...4920365/level4

http://trove.nla.gov.au/ndp/imageser...4940645/level4

http://trove.nla.gov.au/ndp/imageser...4940646/level4

http://trove.nla.gov.au/ndp/imageser...4940647/level4

http://trove.nla.gov.au/ndp/imageser...4940649/level4

http://trove.nla.gov.au/ndp/imageser...4882257/level4
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There was a big age difference between Fiona Thyssen and Alexandros Onassis. That was the main reason she was initially reluctant to become involved with him, Fiona was old enough to be his mother. He pursued her relentlessly however and they ended up falling deeply in love. They were living together in Switzerland at the time of his tragic death and were planning a life together.

In the book Nemesis by Peter Evans(a truly shocking read in too many ways to discuss here) Fiona asserts that both of Alex's parents Ari Onassis and Tina Livanos Onassis Blandford Niarchos loathed her and moved heaven and earth to end the relationship. Onassis hated her because he wanted his only son to marry a young Greek shipping heiress who could continue the Onassis name-and Ari might also have fancied Fiona for himself according to Thyssen.(in other words sexual jealousy)

As for Alex's mother Tina, she spread the word that Fiona was a high end call girl in order to turn her boy away from this glamorous much older woman. :ohmy

Nothing worked. And in the end the loss of their only son psychologically decimated both Ari and Tina, and almost certainly hastened their physical declines and deaths soon after.

Fiona also sort of went into a decline in the years after the death of Alexandros . One gets the feeling that this much younger man was the great love of her life.
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