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Prince Emanuele Filiberto, 2nd Duke of Aosta
Duke of Aosta
(Spanish: Manuel Filiberto; 13 January 1869 – 4 July 1931) was an Italian general and member of the House of Savoy. He was Prince of Asturias
Prince of Asturias
(Crown Prince of Spain) from 1870 to 1873, as the son of Amadeo I, and was also a cousin of Victor Emmanuel III of Italy. Filiberto was also commander of the undefeated Italian Third Army during World War I, which earned him the title of the "Undefeated Duke". After the war he became a Marshal of Italy.


1 Biography 2 Family and children 3 Honours and awards 4 Ancestry 5 References 6 External links

Biography[edit] He was born in Genoa
the eldest son of Prince Amadeo of Savoy, Duke of Aosta and his first wife Donna Maria Vittoria dal Pozzo
Maria Vittoria dal Pozzo
della Cisterna. In 1870 his father was elected king of Spain and Emanuele Filiberto became the Prince of Asturias. His time as heir apparent would be short lived as his father abdicated and returned to Italy in 1873 after three years on the throne. In 1890 he succeeded to the title of Duke of Aosta. He began his career in the Italian Army at Naples, in 1905, as commander. During the First World War
First World War
the Duke of Aosta
Duke of Aosta
commanded the Italian Third Army, which gained the nickname of Armata invitta ("undefeated army"). Following the war he was promoted to the rank of Marshal of Italy
Marshal of Italy
by Benito Mussolini
Benito Mussolini
in 1926. Prince Emanuele Filiberto died in 1931 at Turin; accordingly to his will, he was buried in the military cemetery of Redipuglia, together with thousands of soldiers of the Third Army. Entitled to him were the Duke of Aosta
Duke of Aosta
Bridge in Rome, built in 1942, and another on the Piave at Jesolo, inaugurated in 1927; a street in Rome; a cruiser of the Regia Marina
Regia Marina
was named after him, which was given to Soviet Union
Soviet Union
after World War II. Family and children[edit] He was married to Princess Hélène of Orléans
Princess Hélène of Orléans
(1871–1951). She was a daughter of Prince Philippe of Orléans
Prince Philippe of Orléans
and the Infanta Maria Isabel of Spain. They had two sons:

Amedeo, 3rd Duke of Aosta
Duke of Aosta
(21 October 1898 – 3 March 1942); married Princess Anne of Orléans. Aimone, 4th Duke of Aosta
Duke of Aosta
who briefly reigned as King Tomislav II of Croatia. (9 March 1900 – 29 January 1948); married Princess Irene of Greece and Denmark.

Honours and awards[edit]

 United Kingdom : Knight of the Most Noble Order of the Garter - 15 July 1902[1]


Ancestors of Prince Emanuele Filiberto, Duke of Aosta

16. Charles Emmanuel, Prince of Carignano

8. Charles Albert of Sardinia

17. Princess Maria Christina of Saxony

4. Victor Emmanuel II of Italy

18. Ferdinand III, Grand Duke of Tuscany

9. Archduchess Maria Theresa of Austria

19. Princess Luisa of Naples
and Sicily

2. Amadeo I of Spain

20. Leopold II, Holy Roman Emperor

10. Archduke Rainer Joseph of Austria

21. Infanta Maria Louise of Spain

5. Archduchess Adelaide of Austria

22. Charles Emmanuel, Prince of Carignano
Charles Emmanuel, Prince of Carignano
(= 16)

11. Princess Elisabeth of Savoy

23. Princess Maria Christina of Saxony (= 17)

1. Prince Emanuele Filiberto, Duke of Aosta

24. Giuseppe dal Pozzo, Prince of Cisterna

12. Giuseppe Alfonso dal Pozzo, Prince of Cisterna

25. Anna Caresana dei Conti di Carisio

6. Carlo Emanuele dal Pozzo, Prince of Cisterna

26. Carlo Balbo Bertone, Count of Sambuy

13. Maria Anna Balbo Bertone dei Conti di Sambuy

27. Rosalia Asinari dei Marchesi di San Marzano

3. Maria Vittoria dal Pozzo

28. Count Guillaume-Charles de Mérode-Westerloo

14. Count Werner de Mérode-Westerloo

29. Marie Joséphine d'Ongnies

7. Countess Louise de Mérode-Westerloo

30. Count François van Spangen d'Uyternesse

15. Countess Victoire van Spangen d'Uyternesse

31. Louise de Flaveau


^ "No. 27454". The London Gazette. 15 July 1902. p. 4509. 

Encyclopædia Britannica (1950) Hanson, Edward (2017). The Wandering Princess: Princess Helene of France, Duchess of Aosta (1871–1951). Fonthill. ISBN 978-1-78155-592-7. 

External links[edit]

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Genealogy of the Royal House of Italy Biography of the Duke of Aosta

Prince Emanuele Filiberto, Duke of Aosta House of Savoy Born: 13 January 1869 Died: 4 July 1931

Spanish royalty

Vacant Glorious Revolution Title last held by Alfonso (XII) Prince of Asturias 1871–1873 Vacant First Spanish Republic Title next held by Isabella

Italian nobility

New creation Duke of Apulia 1869–1890 Succeeded by Amedeo

Preceded by Amedeo Duke of Aosta 1890–1931

Preceded by Maria Vittoria dal Pozzo Prince della Cisterna 1876–1931

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Luigi Cadorna Armando Diaz Prince Emanuele Filiberto, Duke of Aosta Pietro Badoglio Enrico Caviglia Gaetano Giardino Guglielmo Pecori Giraldi Emilio De Bono Rodolfo Graziani Ugo Cavallero Ettore Bastico Umberto, Prince of Piedmont Giovanni Messe

Grand Admiral (Grande Ammiraglio)

Regia Marina  

Paolo Thaon di Revel

Marshal of the Air Force (Maresciallo dell'Aria)

Regia Aeronautica  

Italo Balbo

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Dukes of Aosta

Charles Emmanuel III (1701–1715) Victor Amadeus (1723–1725) Emanuele Filiberto (1731–1735) Carlo (1738–1745) Victor Emmanuel I (1759–1802) Amadeo (1845–1890) Emanuele Filiberto (1890–1931) Amadeus (1931–1942) Aimone (1942–1948) Amadeus (1948–present)

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Prince Anthony Prince Anthony Louis, Duke of Savoy Amadeus, Prince of Piemont Philip, Prince of Achaea

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Amadeus, Duke of Savoy Louis, Count of Geneva Prince Giovanni Philip, Duke of Savoy Giano, Count of Faucigny and Geneva Pietro, Bishop of Geneva Prince Aimone Prince Giacomo Giovanni Ludovico, Bishop of Geneva Jacques, Count of Romont

4th Generation

Prince Luigi Carlo, Prince of Piedmont Philibert, Duke of Savoy Prince Bernardo Charles, Duke of Savoy James Louis, Count of Genevois Prince Gian Claudio Galeazzo Prince Girolamo Philibert, Duke of Savoy Charles, Duke of Savoy Prince Louis Philippe, Duke of Nemours Prince Assolone Prince Giovanni Amedeo Prince Emanuele Filiberto Adriano Prince Louis Emmanuel Philibert, Duke of Savoy

5th Generation

Charles Emmanuel I, Duke of Savoy Jacques, Duke of Nemours

6th Generation

Filippo Emanuele, Prince of Piedmont Victor Amadeus I, Duke of Savoy Charles Emmanuel, Duke of Nemours Henri, Prince de Genevois Prince Louis Prince François Paul Henri, Duke of Nemours Thomas Francis, Prince of Carignano Maurice, Cardinal of Savoy Prince Emmanuel Filibert

7th Generation

Prince Louis Amadeus Francis Hyacinth, Duke of Savoy Charles Emmanuel II, Duke of Savoy Emmanuel Philibert, Prince of Carignano Joseph Emmanuel, Count of Soissons Eugene Maurice, Count of Soissons

8th Generation

Victor Amadeus II, King of Sardinia Victor Amadeus, Prince of Carignano Louis Thomas, Count of Soissons Emanuel Philibert, Count of Dreux Prince Philippe Prince Eugene Prince Louis Jules

9th Generation

Victor Amadeus, Prince of Piedmont Charles Emmanuel III, King of Sardinia Emanuele Philibert, Duke of Chablais Louis Victor, Prince of Carignano Eugenio, Count of Villafranca Prince Tommaso Emmanuel Thomas, Count of Soissons

10th Generation

Victor Amadeus, Duke of Aosta Victor Amadeus III, King of Sardinia Emanuele Filiberto, Duke of Aosta Carlo, Duke of Chablais Carlo, Duke of Aosta Benedetto, Duke of Chablais Victor Amadeus II, Prince of Carignano Prince Tommaso Eugene Jean, Count of Soissons Giuseppe Maria, Count of Villafranca

11th Generation

Charles Emmanuel IV, King of Sardinia Amedeus Alexander, Duke of Montferrat Victor Emmanuel I, King of Sardinia Maurizio, Duke of Montferrat Charles Felix, King of Sardinia Giuseppe, Count of Asti Charles Emmanuel, Prince of Carignano Eugenio, Duke of Carignano

12th Generation

Charles Albert, King of Sardinia

13th Generation

King Victor Emmanuel II of Italy Ferdinand, Duke of Genoa

14th Generation

King Umberto I of Italy King Amadeo I of Spain Oddone, Duke of Montferrat Tommaso, Duke of Genoa**

15th Generation

King Victor Emmanuel III of Italy Emanuele Filiberto, Duke of Aosta*** Vittorio Emanuele, Count of Turin*** Luigi Amedeo, Duke of the Abruzzi*** Umberto, Count of Salemi*** Ferdinando, Duke of Genoa** Filiberto, Duke of Genoa** Adalberto, Duke of Bergamo** Eugenio, Duke of Genoa**

16th Generation

King Umberto II of Italy Amedeo, Duke of Aosta*** Aimone, Duke of Aosta***

17th Generation

Vittorio Emanuele, Prince of Naples Amedeo, Duke of Aosta***

18th Generation

Emanuele Filiberto, Prince of Venice and Piedmont Aimone, Duke of Apulia***

19th generation

Prince Umberto of Savoy-Aosta, Prince of Piedmont*** Prince Amedeo, Duke of the Abruzzi***

* member of a cadet branch of the House of Savoy ** Prince of Savoy-Genoa *** Prince of Savoy-Aosta

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