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The Royal Family of the Two Sicilies.
Princess Anne
Duchess of Calabria
Spouse Infante Carlos, Duke of Calabria
Princess Cristina
Princess MarĂ­a
Prince Pedro
Princess Inés
Princess Victoria
Full name
French: Anne Marguerite Brigitte Marie
House House of Orléans
House of Bourbon-Two Sicilies
Father Prince Henri, Count of Paris
Mother Princess Isabelle of Orléans-Braganza
Born 4 December 1938 (1938-12-04) (age 71)
Belgium Woluwe-Saint-Pierre, Belgium
Royal Family of the
Two Sicilies
Coat of arms of the Kingdom of the Two Sicilies.svg

  • HRH Princess Maria del Carmen

The arms of the Duchess of Calabria as member of the Spanish Royal Family.

Princess Anne Marguerite Brigitte Marie of Orléans[1] was born on 4 December 1938, in Woluwe-Saint-Pierre, Belgium.[1] Anne is the Duchess of Calabria through her marriage to Infante Carlos, Duke of Calabria.[1]

Princess Anne is the third daughter and the fifth child[1] of the Orléanist claimant to the French throne, HRH Prince Henri, Count of Paris (1908-1999), and his wife HRH Princess Isabelle of Orléans-Braganza (1911-2003), Princess of Orléans-Braganza.[1]



On 12 May 1965, Princess Anne of Orléans married, at Dreux, in France, Don Carlos of Bourbon-Two Sicilies, Duke of Calabria and Head of the Royal House of Two Sicilies.[1] Prince Carlos is the son of Don Alfonso of Bourbon-Two Sicilies, Duke of Calabria (1901-1964) and Princess Alice of Bourbon-Parma (born 1917). Princess Anne met Prince Carlos in Athens, in 1962, at the wedding of King Juan Carlos of Spain and Queen Sophia of Spain.


Anne and Carlos have five children:[1]

  • Princess Cristina of Bourbon-Two Sicilies (born 1966 in Madrid), married in 1994 at Ciudad Real Pedro LĂłpez-Quesada y Fernández Urrutia (born 1964)
    • Victoria Lopez-Quesada y de BorbĂłn-Dos Sicilias (born 1997)
    • Pedro Lopez-Quesada y de BĂłrbon-Dos Sicilias (born 2003)
  • Princess MarĂ­a of Bourbon-Two Sicilies (born 1967 in Madrid), married in 1996 at Ciudad Real Archduke Simeon of Austria (born 1958), a grandson of Karl I of Austria.
    • Archduke Johannes of Austria (born 1997)
    • Archduke Ludwig of Austria (born 1998)
    • Archduchess Isabel of Austria (born 2000)
    • Archduchess Carlota of Austria (born 2003)
    • Archduke Philipp of Austria (born 2007)
  • Prince Pedro of Bourbon-Two Sicilies, Duke of Noto (born 1968 in Madrid), married morganatically Sofia Landaluce y Melgarejo (born 1973) in 2001 at Madrid. He married without his father's dynastic consent, and his children do not enjoy dynastic titles or rights.
    • Jaime de BorbĂłn-dos Sicilias y Landaluce (born 1993)
    • Pedro de BorbĂłn-dos Sicilias y Landaluce (born 2003)
    • Pablo de BorbĂłn-dos Sicilias y Landaluce (born 2004)
    • Pedro de Borbon-dos Sicilias y Landaluce (born 2007)
    • Sofia de Borbon-dos Sicilias y Landaluce (born 2008)
  • Princess InĂ©s MarĂ­a of Bourbon-Two Sicilies (born 1971 in Madrid), married in 2001 at Toledo Napolitan aristocrat Nobile Michele Carrelli Palombi dei Marchesi di Raiano (born 1965)
    • Nobile Teresa Carrelli Palombi dei Marchesi di Raiano (born 2003)
    • Nobile Blanca Carrelli Palombi dei Marchesi di Raiano (born 2005)
  • Princess Victoria of Bourbon-Two Sicilies (born 1976 in Madrid), married Greek shipowner Markos Nomikos (born 1965) in 2003.
    • Anastasios Nomikos (born 2005)
    • Ana Nomikos (born 2006)
    • Carlos Nomikos (born 2008)

Titles, styles, honours and arms





Princess Anne, Duchess of Calabria
Cadet branch of the House of Bourbon
Born: 13 November 1917
Italian nobility
Preceded by
Princess Alicia of Bourbon-Parma
Duchess of Calabria
12 May 1965 - present
Succeeded by
Titles in pretence
Preceded by
Alicia of Bourbon-Parma
Queen consort of the Two Sicilies
12 May 1965 - present
Reason for succession failure:
Italian Unification under the House of Savoy
Succeeded by


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