Prince Amedeo of Belgium, Archduke of Austria-Este


Prince Amedeo of Belgium, Archduke of Austria-Este

Infobox Austrian Royalty|archduke
name = Archduke Amedeo
full name = Amedeo Marie Joseph Carl Pierre Philippe Paola Marcus d'Aviano
title = Archduke Amadeo of Austria-Este, Archduke and Prince Amadeo of Austria, Prince Amadeo of Belgium, Hungary, Croatia, and Bohemia




full name = Amedeo Marie Joseph Carl Pierre Philippe Paola Marcus d'Aviano
date of birth= birth date and age|1986|02|21
place of birth = Cliniques Universitaires Saint-Luc, Woluwe-St-Lambert/Sint-Lambrechts-Woluwe, Belgium
father = Archduke Lorenz of Austria-Este
mother = Princess Astrid of Belgium
royal house = House of Austria-Este

Prince Amedeo of Belgium, Archduke of Austria-Este ("Amedeo Marie Joseph/Josef Carl Pierre Philippe Paola Marcus d'Aviano", born February 21 1986), Prince Imperial of Austria, Prince Royal of Hungary and Bohemia, Hereditary Duke of Modena, is the first child of HI&RH Prince Lorenz, Archduke of Austria-Este and HI&RH Princess Astrid of Belgium. He was born at the University Clinic St. Luc, Woluwe-St-Lambert/Sint-Lambrechts-Woluwe, Belgium and is currently seventh in line to the Belgian throne. All of his grandparents and great-grandparents are royal -he descends from the Austrian, Belgian, Italian, French and Swedish royal families. His godparents are The Duke of Brabant and The Queen of Belgium.

He has one younger brother Joachim (b. 1991) and three younger sisters: Maria Laura (b. 1988), Luisa Maria (b. 1995) and Laetitia Maria (b. 2003).

He undertook primary school and the greater part of his secondary education at the strict Jesuit school Sint-Jan Berchmanscollege (founded 1604) in Brussels, popular with Belgian aristocracy and other royals. He finished his secondary education at the prestigious Sevenoaks School in Kent, England between 2001 and 2004. Having finished his studies in Sevenoaks, the Prince spent a year in the Koninklijke Militaire School / École Royale Militaire (Royal Military Academy) of Belgium. [http://www.rma.ac.be] In September 2005 he began his studies at the London School of Economics.

Prince Amedeo has finished his military service and is now a reserve officer in the Belgian Army.

Ancestry


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1= 1. Prince Amedeo of Belgium, Archduke of Austria-Este
2= 2. Lorenz, Archduke of Austria-Este
3= 3. Princess Astrid of Belgium
4= 4. Robert, Archduke of Austria-Este
5= 5. Princess Margherita of Savoy-Aosta
6= 6. Albert II of Belgium
7= 7. Princess Paola Ruffo di Calabria
8= 8. Charles I of Austria
9= 9. Princess Zita of Bourbon-Parma
10= 10. Amedeo, 3rd Duke of Aosta
11= 11. Princess Anne of Orléans
12= 12. Leopold III of Belgium
13= 13. Princess Astrid of Sweden
14= 14. Fulco VIII, Prince of Ruffo di Calabria
15= 15. Luisa Gazelli di Rossana e di Sebastiano
16= 16. Archduke Otto Franz of Austria
17= 17. Princess Maria Josepha of Saxony
18= 18. Robert I, Duke of Parma
19= 19. Infanta Maria Antonia of Portugal
20= 20. Emanuele Filiberto, 2nd Duke of Aosta
21= 21. Princess Hélène of Orléans
22= 22. Jean, Duke of Guise
23= 23. Princess Isabelle of Orléans
24= 24. Albert I of Belgium
25= 25. Duchess Elisabeth in Bavaria
26= 26. Prince Carl, Duke of Västergötland
27= 27. Princess Ingeborg of Denmark
28= 28. Fulco VII Beniamino Tristano, Ruffo di Calabria
29= 29. Laura Mosselmann du Chenoy
30= 30. Augusto, Count Rossana e San Sebastiano
31= 31. Countess Maria Rignon


* [http://genealogics.org/pedigree.php?personID=I00031826&tree=LEO&parentset=0&display=standard&generations=5 Ancestry in Genealogics] (using arrows, roots towards the past will be displayed)

External links

* [http://pages.prodigy.net/ptheroff/gotha/austria.html Imperial House of Austria]
* [http://pages.prodigy.net/ptheroff/gotha/belgium.html Royal House of Belgium]
* Netty Leistra. [http://www.nettyroyal.nl/amedeo.html Profile of Prince Amedeo] . Retrieved 10 November 2007.
* [http://www.viewimages.com/Search.aspx?mid=77060306&epmid=3&partner=Google A recent image of Prince Amedeo of Belgium on duty] . Photograph taken 27 September 2007, and retrieved 10 November 2007. Other images of Amedeo's parents and youngest sister are available on this website.


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