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Carlo Alessandro, 3rd Duke of Castel Duino

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Predecessor  Raimundo
Spouse  Veronique Lantz (m. 1976)
Name  Carlo 3rd
House  Thurn and Taxis
Heir-Apparent  Prince Dimitri

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Period  17 March 1986 – present
Born  10 February 1952 (age 63)Neuilly-sur-Seine, Ile-de-France, France (1952-02-10)
Issue  Prince DimitriPrince MaximilianPrincess Constanza
Father  Raimundo, 2nd Duke of Castel Duino
Children  Princess Constanza, Prince Dimitri, Prince Maximilian
Parents  Raimundo, 2nd Duke of Castel Duino, Princess Eugenie of Greece and Denmark
Grandparents  Alessandro, 1st Duke of Castel Duino, Princess Marie Bonaparte, Prince George of Greece and Denmark
Great-grandparents  Olga Constantinovna of Russia, George I of Greece, Roland Bonaparte
Similar People  Alessandro - 1st Duke of Castel Du, Prince George of Greece a, Princess Marie Bonaparte, Prince Michael of Greece a, Princess Cecilie of Greece a

Carlo Alessandro, Prince della Torre e Tasso, 3rd Duke of Castel Duino, full Italian name: Carlo Alessandro, Principe della Torre e Tasso, Duca di Castel Duino (born 10 February 1952) is the current head of the Castel Duino branch of the House of Thurn and Taxis.



Carlo Alessandro is the only child of Raimundo, 2nd Duke of Castel Duino and his wife Princess Eugénie of Greece and Denmark. He was born in Neuilly-sur-Seine, Île-de-France, France.

He is a maternal first cousin once removed of Prince Philip through his great-grandmother, Grand Duchess Olga Constantinovna of Russia.

Marriage and issue

Carlo Alessandro married Veronique Lantz, daughter of Gérard Lantz and his wife Monique Rachet, on 10 February 1976 in Saint-Tropez, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, France. Carlo Alessandro and Veronique have three children:

  • Prince Dimitri della Torre e Tasso (born 24 November 1977)
  • Prince Maximilian della Torre e Tasso (born 22 May 1979)
  • Princess Constanza della Torre e Tasso (born 7 August 1989)
  • Carlo Alessandro and his family currently reside at Duino Castle in the Province of Trieste, Italy.

    Titles and styles

  • 10 February 1952 – 17 March 1986: His Serene Highness Prince Carlo Alessandro della Torre e Tasso
  • 17 March 1986 – present: His Serene Highness The Duke of Castel Duino
  • References

    Carlo Alessandro, 3rd Duke of Castel Duino Wikipedia