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Old 10-28-2016, 10:36 PM
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Princess Gloria seems to be energetic and lively.
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Is it true that, if Albert doesn't marry an aristocrat, his fortune gets split up upon his death? Whereas, if he marries and aristocratic woman (and has a son), that son will inherit the entire fortune?
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Elizabeth attended the Mira Mikati Launch London at Phillips Gallery in London yesterday, November 15:


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Elisabeth at the launch of the new Design Museum co-hosted by Alexandra Shulman, Sir Terence Conran & Deyan Sudjic in London yesterday, November 22:


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Elisabeth was among the guests at the Tiffany X Eddie Borgo Capsule Collection launch in New York City yesterday, December 5:


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Old 12-18-2016, 03:57 AM
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Gloria participated in an assembly of countrywomen in Saerbeck, Germany, last week:


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Old 12-18-2016, 04:48 AM
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Is it true that, if Albert doesn't marry an aristocrat, his fortune gets split up upon his death? Whereas, if he marries and aristocratic woman (and has a son), that son will inherit the entire fortune?
You need to separate the private fortune from the House Laws. Private fortune follow general German inheritance rules and being aristocrat or not has no any relevance for law. When the fortune is set in a family foundation, this can be conditioned, for an example that the properties of the foundation are given at the disposal of the Chef of the House. When a reference is made to the House Laws, then indeed it can be of influence what these House Laws state. Usually these designate who is the Chef (the most senior male born from an union which meets the requirements).

According the expert Emil Abt, who wrote the book Mißheiraten in den deutschen Fürstenhäusern, unter besonderer Berücksichtigung der standesherrlichen Familien. (Heidelberg, 1911: Carl Winter's Universitätsbuchhandlung) the requirements for the House of Thurn und Taxis were (are) vested in the Family Treaty of 1831 and gives the following:
- a bride from the inland must have 16 noble ancestors
- a foreign bride must have the comital rank for at least 4 generations

I assume that with "inland" is meant: Bavaria. Okay, let us take a look at Gloria. Her family Schönburg-Glauchau belongs to the nobility of Saxony, so I assume the "foreign" rule is applicable (four generations of comital rank). No problem: the Schönburg-Glauchaus are gräflich since 1700. The other requirement: at least 16 noble ancestors was no problem too:

0 Gloria Gräfin von Schönburg-Glauchau (1960)

PARENTS
1 Joachim Graf von Schönburg-Glauchau (1929-1998)
2 Beatrix Maria Gräfin Széchényi de Sárvár-Felsövidék (1930)

GRANDPARENTS
1.1 Karl Graf von Schönburg-Glauchau (1899–1945)
1.2 Maria Anna Gräfin Baworowska (1902–1988)

2.1 Valentin Graf Széchényi von Sárvár-Felsövidék (1893–1954)
2.2 Maria Prinzessin Gallitzin (1895–1976)

GREAT-GRANDPARENTS
1.1.1 Joachim Graf von Schönburg-Glauchau (1873–1943)
1.1.2 Oktavia Gräfin Chotek von Chotkowa und Wognin (1873–1946)
1.2.1 Rudolf Graf Baworow-Baworowski (1865–1931)
1.2.2 Fanny Anna Gräfin Chorinsky, Freiin von Ledske (1876–1963)

2.1.1 Edmund Graf Széchényi von Sárvár-Felsövidék (1839–1922)
2.1.2 Eulalia Christopulos (1854–1918)
2.2.1 Paul Prinz Gallitzin (1856–1916)
2.2.2 Alexandra Nikolajewna Prinzessin Meshcherskaya (1864–1941)

GREAT-GREAT-GRANDPARENTS
1.1.1.1 Karl Graf von Schönburg-Glauchau (1832–1898)
1.1.1.2 Adelheid Gräfin van Rechteren-Limpurg (1845–1873)
1.1.1.3 Boguslaw Graf Chotek von Chotkow und Wognin(1829–1896)
1.1.1.4 Wilhelmine Gräfin Kinski von Wchinitz und Tettau (1838–1885)
1.2.1.1 Adam Graf Baworów-Baworowski
1.2.1.2 Franziska Gräfin von Hardegg auf Glatz und im Machlande
1.2.1.3 Victor Paul Graf Chorinsky, Freiherr von Ledske (1838–1901)
1.2.1.4 Anna Gräfin von Trautmansdorff-Weinsberg (1843–…?)

2.1.1.1 István Graf Széchényi von Sárvár-Felsövidék (1791–1860)
2.1.1.2 Crescência Gräfin von Seilern und Aspang (1799–1875)
2.1.1.3 Gregoriu Christopoulos
2.1.1.4 Eufrosyne Caravas
2.2.1.1 Pavel Prinz Galitzine (1822–1871)
2.2.1.2 Ekaterina Prinzessin Trubetskoy (1831–1918)
2.2.1.3 Nikolai Petrovich Prinz Mestschersky
2.2.1.4 Maria Alexandrowna Gräfin Panin


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Gloria at the annual Romantic Christmas Market at St. Emmeram Castle in Regensburg, Germany, on December 17:


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Gloria attended the New Year's reception of the Bavarian Minister President in Munich, Germany, yesterday, January 13:



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Thanks for the photos!
What kind of order (medal?) did Princess Gloria wear on a blue ribbon?
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What kind of order (medal?) did Princess Gloria wear on a blue ribbon?
Pretty sure it's a Bavarian order due to the shield on it, maybe this one
https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bavarian_Order_of_Merit
Article when she received this order
TV-Interview - Warum Gloria die Flüchtlinge fürchtet - Bayern - Süddeutsche.de
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Yes, it is her Bavarian order of merit. They usually wear the order of the country they are in if they have one. She has a German order of merit as well, but that us most certainly the Bavarian.
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Pretty sure it's a Bavarian order due to the shield on it, maybe this one
https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bavarian_Order_of_Merit
Article when she received this order
TV-Interview - Warum Gloria die Flüchtlinge fürchtet - Bayern - Süddeutsche.de
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Yes, it is her Bavarian order of merit. They usually wear the order of the country they are in if they have one. She has a German order of merit as well, but that us most certainly the Bavarian.
Thanks for information!
Bavarian Order of Merit on Princess Gloria is not surprising. The Thurn und Taxis family seat is in Regensburg, and Princess Gloria does her best in making Regensburg an attractive tourist destination.
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Elisabeth at the Christian Dior Haute Couture Spring/Summer 2017 show as part of the Paris Fashion Week on January 23:


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For once ... Princess Elisabeth looked lovely.
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Well, she's fashion fearless

On January 25 she attended the Valentino Haute Couture Spring Summer 2017 show as part of Paris Fashion Week:


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Elisabeth attended the 18th annual private pre-BAFTAs dinner, hosted by Charles Finch at Annabel's in Londony yesterday evening, February 11:



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On February 19 Elisabeth attended the Charlotte Olympia AW17 presentation in London:


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Yesterday, February 20, she attended the ERDEM show, also in London:


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No fashion week without Elisabeth , she attended the Sonia Rykiel show as part of the Paris Fashion Week Womenswear Fall/Winter 2017/2018 on March 4:


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Gloria of Thurn und Taxis participated (and performed with a band that was honoured) in the show 'Schlagercountdown - Das grosse Premierenfest' recorded in Oldenburg, Germany, yesterday, March 25. It's a German Schlager music show.


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