Sunday, February 21, 2016

Royal Profile: 30 Facts about Prince Amedeo of Belgium, The Archduke of Austria-Este

  1. Prince Amedeo Marie Joesph Carl Pierre Philippe Paola Marcus d'Aviano of Belgium, Archduke of Austria-Este, Prince Royal of Hungary & Bohemia was born 21 February 1986 {Source}. 
  2. He is eldest child of Princess Astrid, Archduchess of Austria-Este & Prince Lorenz, Archduke of Austria-Este {Source}. 
  3. He has three younger sisters and a younger brother{Source}:
    1. Princess Maria Laura of Belgium, Archduchess of Austria-Este (1988)
    2. Prince Joachim  of Belgium, Archduke of Austria-Este (1991)
    3. Princess Luisa Maria  of Belgium, Archduchess of Austria-Este (1995)
    4. Princess Laetitia Maria  of Belgium, Archduchess of Austria-Este (2003)
  4. He is the maternal nephew of:
    1. King Philippe of Belgium
      1. Queen Mathilde of Belgium
    2. Prince Laurent of Belgium
      1. Princess Claire of Belgium
    3. Jonkvrouw Delphine Michèle Anne Marie Ghislaine Boël (possibly, allegedly)
  5. His maternal cousins consist of:
    1. Princess Elisabeth of Belgium, The Duchess of Brabant (2001)
    2. Prince Gabriel of Belgium (2003)
    3. Miss Joséphine Boel O'Hare(2003, alleged)
    4. Princess Louise of Belgium (2004)
    5. Prince Emmanuel of Belgium (2005)
    6. Prince Nicolas of Belgium (2005, twin)
    7. Prince Aymeric of Belgium (2005, twin)
    8. Princess Eléonore of Belgium (2008)
    9. Oscar Boel O'Hare (2008, alleged)
  6. He is the paternal nephew of:
    1. Archduchess Maria Beatrice of Austria-Este, Countess of Arco-Zinneberg (1954)
      1.  Count Riprand of Arco-Zinneberg (m 1980)
    2. Archduke Gerhard of Austria-Este (1957)
      1. Archduchess Iris of Austria-Este (1961, m 2015)
    3. Archduke Martin of Austria-Este (1959)
      1. Princess Katharina von Isenburg, Archduchess of Austria-Este
    4. Archduchess Isabella of Austria-Este, Countess Czarnocki-Lucheschi (1963)
  7. His paternal cousins are: 
    1. Countess Anna Theresa von und zu Arco-Zinneberg (1981)
    2. Countess Margherita von und zu Arco-Zinneberg (1983)
    3. Countess Olympia von und zu Arco-Zinneberg (1988)
    4. Countess Maximiliana Aimée Maria von und zu Arco-Zinneberg (1990)
    5. Countess Marie Gabrielle von und zu Arco-Zinneberg (1992)
    6. Countess Giorgiana von und zu Arco-Zinneberg (1997)
    7. Count Alvise Marie Lorenz Bronislaw Robert Marcus d'Aviano Czarnocki-Lucheschi (1999)
    8. Count Carlo Amedeo Czarnocki-Lucheschi (2000)
    9. Countess Maria Anna Astrid Martin Zita Lucia Victoria Czarnocki-Lucheschi (2002)
    10. Count Alessandro Czarnocki-Lucheschi (2004)
    11. Archduke Bartholomaeus of Austria (2006)
    12. Archduke Emmanuel of Austria (2008)
    13. Archduchess Helene of Austria (2009)
    14. Archduke Luigi of Austria (2011)
  8. His maternal great aunts and uncles are:
    1. Grand Duchess Joséphine-Charlotte of Luxembourg, Princess of Belgium (1927-2005)
      1. Grand Duke Jean of Luxembourg (1921-)
    2. King Baudouin I of Belgium (1930-1993)
      1. Queen Fabiola of Belgium (1928-2014)
    3. Prince Alexander of Belgium (1942-2009)
      1. Princess Léa  of Belgium (1951)
    4. Princess Marie-Christine of Belgium (1952)
    5. Princess Marie-Esméralda of Belgium, Lady Moncada (1956)
      1. Sir Salvador Moncada (1944)
  9. His maternal 1st cousins 1x removed (the children of #8):
    1. Princess Marie Astrid of Luxembourg (1954)
    2. Grand Duke Henri of Luxembourg (1955)
    3. Prince Jean of Luxembourg (1957)
    4. Princess Margaretha of Luxembourg (1957)
    5. Prince Guillaume of Luxembourg (1963)
    6. Miss Alexandra Leopoldine Moncada (1998)
    7. Master Leopoldo Daniel Moncada (1999)
  10. His maternal 2nd cousins are (children of #9):
    1. Prince Guillaume, The Hereditary Grand Duke of Luxembourg (1981)
      1. Princess Stéphanie, Hereditary Grand Duchess of Luxemboug (1984, m 2012)
    2. Archduchess Marie Christine of AustriaCountess of Limburg-Stirum (1983)
      1.  Count Rodolphe de Limburg-Stirum (1979, m 2008)
    3. Prince Leopold of Liechtenstein (1984-1984)
    4. Prince Félix Léopold Marie Guillaume of Luxembourg(1984)
      1. Princess Claire Margareta of Luxembourg (1985, m. 2013)
    5. Archduke Imre of Austria (1985)
      1. Archduchess Kathleen Elizabeth of Austria (1986, m 2012)
    6. Princess Maria-Anunciata  of Liechtenstein (1985)
    7. Prince Louis of Luxemboug (1986)
      1. Princess Tessy of Luxemboug (1985, m. 2006)
    8. Princess Marie-Gabrielle de Nassau (1986)
    9. Princess Marie-Astrid of Liechtenstein ( 1987)
    10. Prince Constantin de Nassau (1988)
    11. Archduke Christoph of Austria (1988)
      1. Archduchess Adélaïde of Austria-Este (1989, m 2012)
    12. Prince Josef-Emanuel of Liechtenstein (1989)
    13. Archduke Alexander of Austria (1990)
    14. Prince Wenceslas de Nassau (1990)
    15. Princess Alexandra  of Luxembourg (1991)
    16. Prince Sébastien of Luxembourg (1992)
    17. Prince Carl-Johan de Nassau (1992)
    18. Archduchess Gabriella of Austria (1994)
    19. Prince Paul Louis de Nassau (1998) 
    20. Prince Léopold de  Nassau (2000, twin)
    21. Princess Charlotte de Nassau (2000, twin)
    22. Prince Jean de Nassau (2004)
  11. His maternal 2nd cousins 1x removed are:
    1. Prince Gabriel  de Nassau(2006)
    2. Prince Noah de  Nassau (2007)
    3. Count Léopold  de Limburg-Stirum (2011)
    4. Count Constantin de Limburg-Stirum (2013)
    5. Archduchess Maria-Stella  of Austria (2013)
    6. Archduchess Katarina of Austria (2014) 
    7. Princess Amalia de Nassau(2014)
  12. His godparents were his grandmother, Queen Paola, and his maternal uncle, Prince Philippe, The Duke of Brabant {Source}.
  13. He attended Sint Jan Berchmans College for his early education until 2001{Source}. 
  14. He then moved on to Sevenoaks College in Kent, England from 2001-2004 {Source}. 
  15. He then went on to attend Belgium's Royal Military Academy from 2004-2005{Source}
  16. Then went back to England to study at the London School of Economics from 2005-June 2008{Source}. Upon graduation from LSE, he took a gap year to travel and better his Spanish language skills {Source}
  17. He is very atheletic. He ran the New York Marathon in 2008, and plays rugby. 
  18. In September 2009, he moved to New York City to work for Deloitte, a financial services company{Source}.
  19. Presently, he is the hereditary prince of the Archduchary of Austria-Este, 5th in line for the Austro-Hungary throne, and 7th for the Belgian throne. His full title and style is: His Imperial and Royal Highness Prince Amedeo Marie Joesph Carl Pierre Philippe Paola Marcus d'Aviano of Belgium, Archduke of Austria-Este, Prince Imperial of Austria, Prince Royal of Hungary and Bohemia, Hereditary Duke of Modena.
  20. He is a reserve officer in the Belgian Army, whee he serves as a Second Lieutenant of the Regiment Carabiniers Prins Boudewijn-Grenadiers.
  21. He is became a godfather in 2001, to his cousin, and future monarch, Princess Elisabeth{Source}.
  22. Due to his being so far down on the Belgian throne line, his mother is fiercely private about his life, therefore he makes limited public appearances on behalf of Belgium. 
  23. The 30 year old Prince was married on 5 July 2014, and relocated from New York, USA to Belgium after the wedding. He married Nobilie Elisabetta "Lili" Maria Rosboch von Wolkenstein {Source}. 
  24. At the time of their wedding, no royal decree was issued granting her the title Her Royal Highness Princess of Belgium. Therefore, she became Archduchess Elisabetta of Austria-Este, Princess Amedeo of Belgium.
  25. At first, the young prince did not seek approval from his uncle, however, more than a year after the wedding he applied for retroactive approval of their marriage with his uncle and it was approved. 
  26. Due to a new royal decree issued by his uncle that entitles only those of the heir and present monarch the title Prince/ss of Belgium, their future children will not hold the title Prince/ss of Belgium.
  27. However, due to Prince Amedeo also being a paternal heir to the titles Archduke of Austria-Este, Prince Royal of Hungary & Bohemia, they will hold those titles. 
  28. He shares a birthday with:
    1. King Harald V of Norway (1937)
    2. King Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck of Bhutan (1980)
    3. Princess Zita Clara of Bourbon-Parma (2014)
  29. His astrological sign is Pisces.
  30. His life path number is 11.

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