Princess Mafalda of Savoy (19 November 1902 – 28 August 1944) was the second daughter of King Victor Emmanuel III of Italy and his wife Elena of Montenegro. In 1925, at the age of 22, she married the Landgrave of Hesse, Philipp. In 1943, during World War II, she was imprisoned in the Buchenwald concentration camp, where she died.
Princess Mafalda of Savoy was a glamorous princess who met a very tragic end. I suggest you grab a box of tissues before reading more. Mafalda of Savoy was born on November 19th, 1902, in Rome. She was the second daughter of King Victor Emmanuel III of Italy, and his wife, Elena of Montenegro.
Princess Mafalda of Savoy was born in Rome in 1902. She had one brother and three sisters: Umberto, Yolanda, Giovanna, and Maria Francesca. Mafalda inherited a love of music and the arts from her mother, Queen Elena, who wrote poetry in her spare time. In 1925, Mafalda married a German prince, Philipp of Hesse.
Born Mafalda Maria Elizabeth, princess of Savoy, on November 19, 1902, in Rome, Italy; died on August 29, 1944, in Buchenwald concentration camp; daughter of Elena of Montenegro (1873–1952) and Victor Emmanuel III (1869–1947), king of Italy (r. 1900–1946); sister of Giovanna of Italy (1907–2000) and Maria of Savoy (b. 1914); married Philip (b. 1...
Mafalda of Savoy. The story of Mafalda is like the one of Cinderella, just the other way round. The dramatic real story of a Italian princess, born and raised in the comforts of a golden court, who will be forced by war to share the fate of ordinary people in a concentration camp.
Matilda of Savoy ( French: Mathilde or Maud, Portuguese: Mafalda or Matilde; c. 1125  – 3 December 1157/58 ) was Queen of Portugal, after her marriage to King Afonso Henriques, the first sovereign of Portugal, whom she married in 1146. Origins [ edit]
In 1925, Philipp married Princess Mafalda of Savoy, the daughter of King Victor Emmanuel III of Italy. Five years later, in 1930, Christoph married Princess Sophie of Greece and Denmark (whose younger brother was Philip, the future Duke of Edinburgh and husband to Queen Elizabeth II of England).
In English she was known as Maud of Savoy. She was the second or third daughter of Amadeus III of Savoy, Count of Savoy and Maurienne, and his wife Mahaut of Albon. Maud was the first Queen of Portugal. She was Queen consort through her marriage, in 1146, to King Afonso I, the first ruler of Portugal as an independent...
Royals were not exempt from the concentration camps, and Princess Mafalda of Savoy was sent off to Buchenwald where she would later die. Mafalda was born on 2 November 1902 in Rome to King Victor Emmanuel III of Italy and his wife, Elena of Montenegro. Her maternal grandparents were King Nicholas I of Montenegro and his wife, Milena Vukotić.
Set cemetery. Princess Mafalda Maria Elisabetta Anna Romana of Savoy ( English: Mafalda Maria Elisabeth Anna Romana) (2 November 1902 – 27 August 1944) was the second daughter of King Victor Emmanuel III of Italy and his wife Elena of Montenegro. The future King Umberto II of Italy was her younger brother.