Duchess of Württemberg Made a Knight in The Légion d’Honneur
According to the blog ‘Noblesse & Royautés’, the Duchess of Württemberg has been made a knight in the Légion d’Honneur on January 1st 2010. According to the website the duchess was elevated into the ranks of the knights for 38 years of dedication to artistic and associative activities.
The duchess of Württemberg was born as princess Diane Françoise Maria da Gloria of France and is the daughter of the late count of Paris, the Orleanist pretender to the French throne, and princess Isabelle of Orléans-Bragança (Brazil). She was born in 1940 in Petropolis, Brazil. On July 21st 1960 she married duke Karl of Württemberg, who would later become the head of the royal family of Württemberg. Together they have 6 children and 14 grandchildren. The duchess lives with her husband on Schloss Althausen in Stuttgart, Germany.Filed under France, Germany
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