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Francesco Ruspoli, 8th Prince of Cerveteri

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Name  Francesco 8th
Role  Poet
Grandchildren  Tao Ruspoli

Died  October 27, 1989, Rome, Italy
Spouse  Maria Celeste Rossi (m. 1946), Claudia dei Conti Matarazzo (m. 1924)
Children  Alessandro Ruspoli, 9th Prince of Cerveteri, Sforza Marescotto dei Principi Ruspoli
Parents  Alessandro Ruspoli, 7th Prince of Cerveteri, Marianita dei Duchi Lante Montefeltro della Rovere
Similar People  Alessandro Ruspoli - 9th Princ, Tao Ruspoli, Debra Berger

Francesco, Principe Ruspoli (Rome, 23 February 1899 – Rome, 27 October 1989) was the 8th Principe di Cerveteri, 8th

Marchese di Riano and 13th Conte di Vignanello, son of Alessandro Ruspoli, 7th Prince of Cerveteri and wife Marianita dei Duchi Lante Montefeltro della Rovere. His maternal grandmother was an American heiress from New York City, New York. His great-great-great-great-uncle was Bartolomeo Ruspoli and his great-great-great-great grandfather was Ippolito Lante Montefeltro della Rovere. He later became a poet and fought in both world wars.

Marriages and children

He married firstly in São Paulo, São Paulo, on 28 February 1924, Claudia dei Conti Matarazzo (Castellabate, 12 March 1899 – Rome, 30 October 1935), daughter of Francesco, 1st Conte Matarazzo, Italian-Brazilian industrialist and tycoon, and wife Filomena Sansivieri, and grandaunt of Brazilian television and film director Jayme Monjardim, heiress to one of the largest fortunes in Brazil, by whom he had two sons:

  • Alessandro Ruspoli, 9th Prince of Cerveteri
  • Sforza Marescotto dei Principi Ruspoli (Rome, 23 January 1927 –), married firstly at Migliarino on 30 November 1946 and divorced in 1983 Flavia Domitilla dei Duchi Salviati (Rome, 28 April 1925 – Migliarino Pisano, 6 April 2007), and had two daughters.And married secondly at Vignanello on 15 October 1983 Pia Giancaro (Palermo, 12 March 1950, and had one daughter:
  • Claudia dei Principi Ruspoli (São Paulo, São Paulo, 30 August 1947 –), unmarried and without issue
  • Giada dei Principi Ruspoli (Rome, 8 March 1949 –), married Giovanni Angelo Theodoli di San Vito e Pisoniano, 6th Duke of Nemi (Bologna, 1 May 1942).
  • Giacinta Ortensia Rosa Maria dei Principi Ruspoli (Paris, 3 March 1988 –)
  • He married secondly, on 4 May 1946, Maria Celeste Rossi (3 October 1916 – Rome, 12 February 1997), without issue.


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