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Flashback Friday: A Hesse-Savoy Royal Wedding

  September 23, 2016 at 8:30 am by

September 23, 1925: A royal wedding takes place at the¬†Royal Castle of Racconigi in north-western Italy, when Princess Mafalda of Savoy – second eldest daughter of King Vittorio Emanuele III of Italy – marries Prince Philipp of Hesse-Kassel, the future¬†Landgrave. The couple had four children – Moritz, Heinrich, Otto and Elisabeth – before the Second World War tore the family apart: while Philipp was a member of Nazi party and … Continue reading

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