Prince Vittorio Emanuele of Savoy, Prince of Naples (Vittorio Emanuele Alberto Carlo Teodoro Umberto Bonifacio Amedeo Damiano Bernardino Gennaro Maria di Savoia; born 12 February 1937) is the only son of Umberto II, the last King of Italy, and his wife Marie-José of Belgium.
Born on 12 February 1937, Vittorio Emanuele of Savoy, Prince of Naples, was destined to take over the throne of Italy from his father Umberto II. However, following the Italian institutional referendum in 1946, which led to the creation of the Italian Republic, his family were exiled to Switzerland and were unable to return to Italy by law.
Born on February 12, 1937, in Naples as the sole successor of then-future King of Italy Umberto II and Princess Marie-José of Belgium, Vittorio is a full-blooded royal in every sense of the term.
Happy Birthday to Vittorio Emanuele of Savoy, Prince of Naples, who turns 80 today. Born in 1937 the only son of King Umberto II and Queen Marie Jose of Italy, the young prince was exiled from Italy at a young age and spent his childhood between Switzerland and Portugal.
Victor Emmanuel III (11 November 1869 – 28 December 1947), born Vittorio Emanuele Ferdinando Maria Gennaro di Savoia, was King of Italy from 29 July 1900 until his abdication on 9 May 1946. A member of the House of Savoy, he also reigned as Emperor of Ethiopia (1936–1941) and King of the Albanians (1939–1943).
Villa, V. (2016). An Italian Heir for the New Century: Vittorio Emanuele, Prince of Naples. In: Müller, F.L., Mehrkens, H. (eds) Sons and Heirs. Palgrave Studies in Modern Monarchy. Palgrave Macmillan, London. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-137-45498-0_10. Download citation.RIS.ENW.BIB; DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-137-45498-0_10
Prince Vittorio Emanuele, Prince of Naples, 1869–1878, son Umberto I: Prince Vittorio Emanuele, Prince of Naples: Son 9 January 1878 Father became king 29 July 1900 Father assassinated, became king Prince Amedeo, Duke of Aosta, 1878–1890, uncle Prince Emanuele Filiberto, Duke of Aosta, 1890–1900, first cousin: Vittorio Emanuele III
Prince Vittorio Emanuele of Savoy, Prince of Naples is the only son of Umberto II, the last King of Italy, and his wife Marie-José of Belgium. Vittorio Emanuele also uses the title Duke of Savoy and claims the headship of the House of Savoy. These claims were disputed by supporters of his third cousin, Prince Aimone, 6th Duke of Aosta.
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Vittorio Emanuele, Prince of Naples is the 1,958th most popular politician (up from 2,086th in 2019), the 704th most popular biography from Italy (up from 764th in 2019) and the 130th most popular Italian Politician. Vittorio Emanuele, Prince of Naples was most famous for being the son of King Victor Emmanuel II and Queen Elena.