BRAZIL

 

The Bragança Dynasty

GENEALOGY

continued from the previous page.
Copyright© Christopher Buyers 
[1891 - 1921] H.I.H. Princess Senhora Dona Isabel Cristina Leopoldina Augusta Michaela Gabriela Raphaela Gonzaga, Princess Imperial of Brazil. b. at the Palace of São Cristóvão, Quinta de Boa Vista, Rio de Janeiro, 29th June 1846, eldest daughter and heiress of H.M. Senhor Dom Pedro II, Emperor of Brazil, KG, by his wife, H.M. Empress Senhora Dona Thereza, educ. privately. Heiress Presumptive with the title of Princess Imperial of Brazil with the style of Her Imperial Highness 11th June 1847 to 19th July 1848, and from 10th January 1850 to 5th December 1891. Regent of the Empire 25th May 1871-31st March 1872, 20th March-28th September 1876, 30th June 1887-22nd August 1888, when she signed the decree for the abolition of slavery, 13th May 1888, which freed 700,000 souls and earned her the epiphet A Redentora or 'the redemptress'. Succeeded her father as Head of the Imperial House of Brazil and as Grand Mistress of the Imperial Orders of Dom Pedro I, the Cross of Brazil, and of the Rose, 5th December 1891. Rcvd: GC of the Orders of Christ, St Benedict of Aviz and St James of the Sword of Brazil, Dame of the Orders of St Isabel of Portugal, the Starry Cross of Austria and Maria Luísa of Spain, DC of the Sovereign Military Order of Malta, and recipient of the Papal Golden Rose. m. at the Cathedral of de Nossa Senhora do Carmo, Rio de Janeiro, 15th October 1864, Marshal H.R.H. Prince Senhor Dom Luiz Filippe Maria Fernando Gastão de Orléans e Saxe-Coburgo, Prince of Brazil, Count d'Eu (b. at Neuilly-sur-Siene, 28th April 1842; d. at sea on board the Massilia when returning to Brazil to celebrate the centenary of independence, 28th August 1922, bur. at the Orléans Mausoleum, Royal Chapel of St Louis, Dreaux, France, and reburied at the Imperial Mausoleum, Cathedral of São Pedro de Alcântara, Petrópolis, Brazil, 12th May 1971), educ. at the Artillery Officers's Coll., Segovia, cmsnd 18th Regt. of Cav. "Caçadores de Albuera", Royal Spanish Army 22/12/1859, served in the Spanish-Moroccan War 1859-1860, trsnf. 19th Regt. of Cavalry "Princess's Hussars" 11/1/1860, prom. Lieut. 24/3/1860, prom. Capt. of Cav. 6/4/1863, Lieut. 5th Regt. of Artillery 7/4/1863, transf. 3rd Regt. of Artillery 29/8/1863, resig. 26/11/1863, appointed to the Brazilian service as Marshal of the Army 15/10/1864, Cmdt-Gen. of the Artillery 19/11/1865, Counsillor of State 6/7/1870 all until 15/11/1889, served in the Uruguay campaign 1865-1866, and as C-in-C Paraguay campaign 22/3/1869-15/3/1870, rcvd: GC of t he Imperial Orders of Dom Pedro I (15.10.1864), Cross (2.9.1864), and of the Rose (15.10.1864), and the Military Orders of Christ (15.10.1864), St Benedict of Aviz (15.10.1864) and St James of the Sword (15.10.1864), the Medal of Military Merit (20.2.1869 ) , and the medals for the Paraguay and Uruguay campaigns of Brazil, Knt. of the Orders of the Golden Fleece of Spain (1881), and St Hubert of Bavaria (1868), GC of the Ducal Saxe-Ernestine House Order (1865), and the Orders of Carlos III of Spain (4.1.1865 ) , the Tower & Sword for Valour, Loyalty & Merit (25.1.1865), and the United Military Orders of Christ and St Benedict of Aviz (3.7.1865) of Portugal, the Royal Hungarian Order of St Stephen (1865), the Orders of the Mexican Eagle (10.3.1865), Leopold of B elgium (mil.) (3.2.1868), Legion of Honour of France (1879), and the Rising Sun of Japan, Knt. 1st class of the Order of St Ferdinand (6.2.1860), and the African War Medal (12.2.1861) of Spain, elder son of Lieutenant-General H.R.H. Prince Louis Charles Philippe Raphael d'Orléans, Duke de Nemours, by his wife H.R.H. Princess Victoire Françeoise Antionette Julienne Louise d'Orléans, Duchess de Nemours, née Princess of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, Duchess of Saxony, only daughter of General of Cavalry H.H. Duke Ferdi nand Georg August of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, Duke of Saxony, GCB, GCH. She d. at Château d'Eu, France, 14th November 1921 (bur. at the Orléans Mausoleum, Royal Chapel of St Louis, Dreaux, France, and reburied at the Imperial Mausoleum, Cathedral of São Pedro de Alcântara, Petrópolis, Brazil, 12th May 1971), having had issue, three sons and one daughter (recognised as Princes and Princesses of Orléans-Bragança, while in exile, 26th April 1909):
Copyright© Christopher Buyers 
continued on the next page.
Copyright© Christopher Buyers 
BRAZIL 1 BRAZIL 2 BRAZIL 3
BRAZIL 5 ORDERS & DECORATIONS
HOME
Copyright© Christopher Buyers 
I would be grateful to hear from anyone who may have changes, corrections or additions to contribute. If you do, please be kind enough to send me an e-mail using the contact details at:Copyright© Christopher Buyers
Copyright© Christopher Buyers 
CONTACT

Copyright© Christopher Buyers, August 2000 - July 2008


4dw.net



Free hosting Dreamwater Free Web Space - 4dw.net, space and traffic for all users
Áåñïëàòíûé õîñòèíã 4dw.net - ýòî ìåñòî è òðàôèê äëÿ âñåõ ïîëüçîâàòåëåé.  Ó íàñ ðàçìåùàþòñÿ ìíîæåñòâî ñàéòîâ ôèðì, äîìàøíèõ ñòðàíèö è îíëàéí ìàãàçèíîâ