Princess Béatrice of Bourbon-Two Sicilies

Princess Béatrice
Princess of Bourbon-Two Sicilies
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Born (1950-06-16) 16 June 1950 (age 69)
Saint-Raphaël, Var, France
Spouse
IssuePrincess Caroline
Prince Jean-Christophe, Prince Napoléon
Full name
French: Béatrice Marie Caroline Louise Françoise
HouseBourbon-Two Sicilies
FatherPrince Ferdinand, Duke of Castro
MotherChantal de Chevron-Villette
ReligionRoman Catholic

Princess Béatrice Marie Caroline Louise Françoise of Bourbon-Two Sicilies[1][2] (born 16 June 1950 in Saint-Raphaël, Var, France[1][2]) is the eldest daughter of Prince Ferdinand, Duke of Castro, Castro-line claimant to the headship of the House of Bourbon-Two Sicilies, and his wife, Chantal de Chevron-Villette.[1][2]

Her younger brother, Prince Carlo, Duke of Castro, is the current Castro-line claimant to the headship of the House of Bourbon-Two Sicilies. Since 2014, Béatrice has served as Grand Chancellor of the Sacred Military Constantinian Order of Saint George.

Marriage and issue

Béatrice married Charles Napoléon Bonaparte, Prince Imperial, eldest son of Louis, Prince Napoléon and his wife, Alix de Foresta, on 19 December 1978 in Paris, France.[1][2] Charles was the great-great-grand-nephew of Napoleon I of France, founder of the Imperial House of France. The couple divorced in 1989.[1][2]

Béatrice and Charles had two children:[1]