Genealogy of the Ducal Family of Parma1

HRH Prince René and his descendants


HRH Prince René of Bourbon-Parma and HRH Princess Margrethe née Princess of DenmarkHRH René Charles Marie Joseph Prince of Bourbon-Parma
* Schwarzau am Steinfelde, October 17th, 1894
† Hellerup near Copenhagen, July 30th, 1962

Married:

Copenhagen, June 9th, 1921:
HH
Margrethe Françoise Louise Marie Hélène Princess of Denmark
* House Bernstorffshøj, Gentofte near Copenhagen, September 17th, 1895
† Brødrehøj, September 18th, 1992

HM Queen Anne of Romania née Princess de Bourbon de ParmeChildren from this marriage:

  1. HRH Jacques Maria Antoine Robert Waldemar Charles Felix Sixte Ansgar Prince de Bourbon de Parme
  2. HRH Anne Maria Antoinette Françoise Zita Marguerite Princess de Bourbon de Parme
    * Paris, September 18th, 1923

    HM King Mihai I of RomaniaMarried:

    Royal Palace, Athens, June 10th, 1948:
    HM
    Mihai I King of Romania, Prince of Hohenzollern
    (Born as: HRH Mihai Prince of Romania, Prince of Hohenzollern)
    (Between December 25th, 1925 and July 20th, 1927 and between June 8th, 1930 and September 6th, 1940:) HRH Mihai Crown Prince of Romania, Prince of Hohenzollern
    * The Foishor, Sinaia, October 25th, 1921
    Crown Prince of Romania, December 25th, 1925
    King of Romania, July 20th, 1927 (deposed by his father: June 8th, 1930)
    Crown Prince of Romania, June 8th, 1930
    King of Romania (second reign), September 6th, 1940 (forced to leave Romania: December 30th, 1947)

  3. HRH Michel Marie Xavier Waldemar Georg Robert Karl Eymar Prince de Bourbon de Parme
  4. HRH André Marie Prince de Bourbon de Parme

HRH Jacques Maria Antoine Robert Waldemar Charles Felix Sixte Ansgar Prince de Bourbon de Parme
* Longwy, June 9th, 1922
† (car crash) near Roskilde, November 5th, 1964

Married:

Ledreborg Castle, June 9th, 1947:
Birgitte Lehnsgrevinde Holstein til Ledreborg
* Ledreborg Castle, June 29th, 1922

Children from this marriage:

  1. HRH Philippe Georg Karl Valdemar René Joseph Marie Prince de Bourbon de Parme
    * Hellerup near Copenhagen, January 22nd, 1949

    Married:

    Ledreborg, May 5th, 1979:
    Annette Smith
    * Køge, April 24th, 1955

    Children from this marriage:

    1. HRH Jacques Carl Christian Marie Prince de Bourbon de Parme
      * Roskilde, January 3rd, 1986
    2. HRH Joseph Axel Alain Eric Marie Prince de Bourbon de Parme
      * Roskilde, June 6th, 1989
  2. HRH Lorraine Charlotte Tatjana Ebba Johanna Maria Antonia Josephine Renée Princess de Bourbon de Parme
    * Roskilde, July 27th, 1951
  3. HRH Alain Johann Knud Bernhard Felix Maria René Joseph Prince de Bourbon de Parme
    * Roskilde, May 15th, 1955

HRH Michel Marie Xavier Waldemar Georg Robert Karl Eymar Prince de Bourbon de Parme
* Paris (XVIth Arrondissement), March 4th, 1926

Married:

(civil) Paris (XVIth Arrondissement), May 23rd and (religious) Église Saint-Pierre de Chaillot, Paris, June 9th, 1951:
Yolande Marie Gonzague Thérèse Princess de Broglie-Revel
* Paris (VIIIth Arrondissement), April 26th, 1928
(Separated: Paris, June 22nd, 1966; divorced: Versailles, Yvelines, November 1999)

Children from this marriage:

  1. HRH Inès Marie Joseph Margarethe Yolande Tatiana Princess de Bourbon de Parme
    * Paris, May 9th, 1952
    † (drug overdose) St. Mary's Hospital, Paddington, London, October 20th, 1981

    Illegitimate child:

    1. Marie-Melody de Bourbon
      * 1977
  2. HRH Eric Marie Joseph René Michel Pierre Prince de Bourbon de Parme
    * Copenhagen, August 28th, 1953

    Married:

    Ledreborg Castle, August 8th, 1980:
    Lydia Adelaide Maria Lehnsgrevinde Holstein til Ledreborg
    * Ledreborg Castle, February 22nd, 1955
    (Divorced: 2000)

    Children from this marriage:

    1. HRH Antonia Monica Charlotte Marie Princess de Bourbon de Parme
      * Roskilde, June 10th, 1981
    2. HRH Marie Gabrielle Yolande Camilla Philippine Princess de Bourbon de Parme
      * Paris, December 23rd, 1982
    3. HRH Alexia Thérèse Sybille Erica Marie Princess de Bourbon de Parme
      * Palm Beach, Florida, March 7th, 1985
    4. HRH Michel Knud John Marie Joseph Prince de Bourbon de Parme
      * Lejre near Roskilde, February 12th, 1989
    5. HRH Henri Luitpold Antoine Victor Marie Joseph Prince de Bourbon de Parme
      * Roskilde, October 14th, 1991
  3. HRH Sybil Marie Joseph Anne Victoire Princess de Bourbon de Parme
    * Paris, November 10th, 1954

    Married:

    Versailles, Yvelines, December 5th, 1997:
    Craig Richards
    * in Wales, April 22nd, 1962

  4. HRH Victoire Maria Pia Joseph Philippe Isaure Princess de Bourbon de Parme
  5. HRH Charles Emanuel Marie Joseph Jacques Hély Prince de Bourbon de Parme
    * Paris, June 3rd, 1962

    Married:

    (civil) Paris, May 18th and (religious) Dampierre, May 25th, 1991:
    Constance de Ravinel
    * Boulogne-Billancourt, Hauts-de-Seine, July 18th, 1970

    Children from this marriage:

    1. HRH Amaury Yves Michel Marie Joseph Prince de Bourbon de Parme
      * Boulogne-Billancourt, Hauts-de-Seine, October 30th, 1991
    2. HRH Charlotte Alexia Yolande Marie Joseph Princess de Bourbon de Parme
      * Boulogne-Billancourt, Hauts-de-Seine, July 18th, 1993
    3. HRH Elisabeth Princess de Bourbon de Parme
      * Boulogne-Billancourt, Hauts-de-Seine, June 12th, 1996
    4. HRH Zita Princess de Bourbon de Parme
      * Boulogne-Billancourt, Hauts-de-Seine, April 1st, 1999

Illegitimate child:

  1. Amélie le Bourgeois
    (Since June 5th, 1997:) Amélie de Bourbon de Parme
    * Paris, March 13th, 1977
    (Mother: Laure le Bourgeois, * Stockholm, June 9th, 1950; acknowledged by her mother, Paris, April 4th, 1977; acknowledged by her father, Paris, December 14th, 1979; received the surname de Bourbon de Parme, Paris, June 5th, 1997)

HRH André Marie Prince de Bourbon de Parme
* Paris (XVIth Arrondissement), March 6th, 1928

Married:

(morganatic) (civil) Paris (VIth Arrondissement), May 2nd and (religious) Villefranche near Nice, May 9th, 1960:
Paulette Marina Gacry-Iriart
* 87 Rue Pelleport, Paris (XXth Arrondissement), September 5th, 1935

Sophie de Bourbon de Parme with her daughtersChildren from this marriage:

  1. Sophie Marie Margaretha Carole Yvonne de Bourbon de Parme ("Tania")
    * Paris (XVth Arrondissement), November 13th, 1961

    wedding picture of Sophie de Bourbon de Parme and Gilbert BécaudMarried:

    (civil) "La Buissière", Vienna, July 8th and (religious) Lozère, August 9th, 1988:
    Gilbert Jacques Marcel Bécaud ("Gaya")
    (Born as: Gilbert Jacques Marcel Silly)
    * Paris (XIVth Arrondissement), February 2nd, 1953

    Children from this marriage:

    1. Marguerite Bécaud
      * Clinique du Belvédère, 18 Rue du Belvédère, Boulogne-Billancourt, Hauts-de-Seine, January 3rd, 1993
    2. Helena Bécaud
      * November or December 1998
  2. Astrid Marie de Bourbon de Parme
    * 134 Rue Blouet, Paris (XVth Arrondissement), September 29th, 1964
  3. Axel André Pierre Marie de Bourbon de Parme
    * Paris (XVth Arrondissement), September 18th, 1967

    Married:

    (civil) Saint-Sauver-de-Peyre, Lozère, August 17th and (religious) Loiret, September 14th, 1996:
    Raphaële de Montagnon
    * Paris, June 9th, 1971

    Child from this marriage:

    1. Côme de Bourbon de Parme
      * Neuilly-sur-Seine, Hauts-de-Seine, May 7th, 1997
    2. Alix de Bourbon de Parme
      * March 26th, 2000

HRH Princess Victoire de Bourbon de Parma with her husband Carlos RodriguezHRH Victoire Maria Pia Joseph Philippe Isaure Princess de Bourbon de Parme
* Boulogne-Billancourt, Hauts-de-Seine, November 8th, 1957
† Hospital, Neuilly-sur-Seine, Hauts-de-Seine, January 24th, 2001

Married:

  1. (civil) Paris (VIIth Arrondissement), February 25th and (religious) Chapel Saint-Hubert, Beaumont-le-Roger, February 26th, 1974:
    Ernst-Alexis Freiherr von Gecmen Waldek
    * Prague, July 11th, 1943
    (Divorced: December 1988)
  2. 1995:
    Carlos Rodrigues
    * ...

Children from the first marriage:

  1. Tatiana Freiin von Gecmen Waldek
    * Paris, June 22nd, 1974

    Married:

    Versailles, Yvelines, September 23rd, 1995:
    Michael Berger-Sandhofer
    * Salzburg, December 24th, 1962

    Children from this marriage:

    1. Alexander Berger-Sandhofer
      * June 3rd, 1995
    2. Balthazar Berger-Sandhofer
      * April 30th, 1997
  2. Vincent-Nicholas Freiherr von Gecmen-Waldek ("Nino")
    * Paris, August 30th, 1981

Footnotes:

  1. With special thanks to Jérôme Baudesson, Hein Bruins, Brigitte Gastel Lloyd, Netty Leistra and Paul Theroff.

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Last updated: June 3rd, 2002.

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