Duke of Seville

Dukedom of Spain
Dukedom of Seville
Coat of Arms of the Spanish House of Bourbon Dukedoms.svg
Creation date1823
Created byFerdinand VII of Spain 22
First holderInfante Enrique of Spain
Present holderFrancisco de Borbón y Escasany, 5th Duke of Seville
Arms of the 5th Duke of Seville as Grand Master of the Order of Saint Lazarus

Duke of Seville (Spanish: Duque de Sevilla) is a title of Spanish nobility that was granted in 1823 by King Ferdinand VII of Spain to his nephew, Infante Enrique of Spain. The Dukes of Seville are members of the Spanish branch of the House of Bourbon, and they are also Grandees of Spain.

Since 22 October 1968, the holder of the ducal title has been Don Francisco de Borbón y Escasany, 5th Duke of Seville.[1]

List of holders of the title

Holder of Title Period Spouse
Created by King Ferdinand VII of Spain
I Infante Enrique of Spain
b. 17 April 1823, d. 12 March 1870
17 April 1823 – 12 March 1870 Elena Maria de Castellvi y Shelly
b. 16 Oct 1821, d. 29 Dec 1863, consort 6 May 1847 - 29 Dec 1863.
II Enrique de Borbón y Castellví, 2nd Duke of Seville
b. 3 Oct 1848, d. 12 Jul 1894
12 March 1870 – 12 Jul 1894 Joséphine Parade
b. 12 April 1840, d. 20 Oct 1939, consort 5 Nov 1870 - 12 Jul 1894.
III María Luisa de Borbón y Parade [es], 3rd Duchess of Seville
b. 4 April 1868, d. 10 June 1949[citation needed]
12 Jul 1894 – 1919 Juan Lorenzo Francisco de Monclús y Cabanellas
b. 9 Aug 1862, d. 13 Dec 1918, consort 25 Jul 1894 - 13 Dec 1918.
IV Enriqueta de Borbón y Parade, 4th Duchess of Seville
b. 28 Jun 1885/1888, d. 28 Oct 1967
1919 – 28 Oct 1967 Francisco de Borbón y de la Torre
b. 16 Jan 1882, d. 6 Dec 1952, consort 21 Aug 1907 - 6 Dec 1952.
V Francisco de Borbón y Escasany, 5th Duke of Seville
b. 16 Nov 1943
22 Oct 1968 – present[1] 1. Countess Beatrice Wilhelmine Paula von Hardenberg {de}
b. 28 Jun 1947, d. 14 Mar 2020,[2] consort 7 Jul 1973 - 1989.
2. Isabelle Karanitsch
b. 23 Nov 1959, consort 19 Oct 1991 - divorce in 1993/4.
3. María de los Ángeles de Vargas-Zúñiga y Juanes
b. 1954, consort 2 Sept 2000 - present.

Sources

  • Juan Martina Torres, The History of Spanish Nobility, 1500–present (Madrid 2009), for the: Universidad Complutense de Madrid (UCM) (translated title)

References

  1. ^ a b "Carta de Sucesión en el título de Duque de Sevilla, con Grandeza de España, a favor de don Francisco de Paula de Borbón y Escasany" (PDF). Boletín Oficial del Estado. Retrieved 5 March 2020.
  2. ^ "Death of Beatrice von Hardenberg". St-lazarus.net. Retrieved 10 January 2021.

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