Robert Zellinger de Balkany, former husband of Princess Maria Gabriella, has died (likely on 18 or 19 September 2015).
He was born on 4 August 1931 at Iklod (Romania), son of Aladar Zellinger de Balkany and of Helene Davidovici.
He was married firstly in 1957 to Geneviève François-Poncet, the daughter of André François-Poncet (a French politician and Ambassador to Germany and Italy), by whom he had daughters Alexandra and Marina. They divorced in 1966.
In 1969 he married secondly to HRH Princess Maria Gabriella of Savoy, with whom he had a daughter, Marie Elisabeth; they separated in 1976 and later divorced in 1990.
ROBERT DE BALKANY - Scheda Defunto - Necrologi Corriere della Sera