Eugenia Martínez de Irujo, 12th Duchess of Montoro


Eugenia Martínez de Irujo, 12th Duchess of Montoro

Doña María Eugenia Martínez de Irujo y Fitz-James Stuart, 12th Duchess of Montoro, Grandee of Spain (born 26 November 1968) is a Spanish aristocrat and socialite. Born in Madrid, she is the youngest daughter of Luis Martínez de Irujo y Artázcoz and Cayetana Fitz-James Stuart, 18th Duchess of Alba. The Duchess works as public relations for Tous Designer House. Her official seat of residence is at Liria Palace, in Madrid, but she also spends her time at her property La Pizana, in Gerena, Badajoz.

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Family

On October 23, 1998, the Duchess married Francisco Rivera Ordóñez at Seville Cathedral. The groom was a bullfighter, eldest son of the late Francisco Rivera Paquirri, also a matador, who was killed during a bullfight in 1984. His mother was Carmen Ordóñez, part of the Ordóñez bullfighter family as daughter of Antonio Ordóñez. The couple divorced in 2002, and had a single child:

  • Doña Cayetana Rivera y Martínez de Irujo (b. 16 October 1999)

Ancestry

Titles and styles

Titles

  • 12th Duchess of Montoro, Grandee of Spain

Styles

  • The Most Illustrious Doña Eugenia Martínez de Irujo y Fitz-James Stuart (1968–1994)[1]
  • The Most Excellent The Duchess of Montoro (1994–)

Notes

  1. ^ Younger children of Grandees of Spain are styled in this way, while the heir apparent of the title is styled The Most Excellent. Francisco López-Nieto y Mallo, Honores y Protocolo, 2 Volumes, Consultor, 2006. ISBN 8470522906 and ISBN 9788470522901

References

Spanish nobility
Preceded by
Cayetana Fitz-James Stuart
Duchess of Montoro
24 November 1994 –
Incumbent

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