La princesse Marie Gabrielle de Savoie, troisième enfant du roi Umberto et de la reine Marie José d’Italie, posant il y a quelques années déjà en majesté, coiffée d’un diadème familial de perles que sa fille Elisabeth de Balkany avait également choisi de porter lors de son mariage. La princesse qui vit en Suisse, a …
Princess Maria Pia of Savoy, the eldest daughter of King Umberto II, the former (and last) King of Italy and Queen Marie Jose of Italy. Little Maria Pia grew up to marry Prince Alexander of Yugoslavia with whom she had two sets of twins.
King Umberto II and Queen Marie Jose of Italy with Princess Maria Pia. They were not happy and eventually separated. Little Maria Pia grew up to marry Prince Alexander of Yugoslavia with whom she had two sets of twins.
circa King Victor Emmanuel III of Italy - of the Savoy dynasty, with his grandson Vittorio Emanuele, Prince of Naples, son of King Umberto II of Italy and Queen Marie Jose of Italy. He became the Crown Prince in May (Photo by Keystone/Getty Images)
The last king of Italy - Umberto II reigning for only 33 days and he was known as the "May King". He married Princess Maria Jose of Belgium. King Vittorio Emanuele III abdicated in favor of Umberto II in an effort to save the Italian kingdom after WW II