Person:Infante Alvaro, Duke of Galliera (1)

Infante Alvaro , Duke of Galliera
b.20 Apr 1910
d.22 Aug 1997
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Name Infante Alvaro , Duke of Galliera
Gender Male
Birth[1] 20 Apr 1910
Death[1] 22 Aug 1997
Reference Number? Q2083011?

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Álvaro Antonio Fernando Carlos Felipe de Orleans y Sajonia-Coburgo-Gotha, Prince of the Royal House of France, Duke of Galliera (20 April 1910 – 22 August 1997) was the 6th Duke of Galliera.

He was born at Coburg, Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, German Empire. The first son of Infante Alfonso, Duke of Galliera (elder son of Infante Antonio, Duke of Galliera and of Infanta Eulalia of Spain) and Princess Beatrice of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha (youngest daughter of Alfred, Duke of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha and of Grand Duchess Maria Alexandrovna of Russia).

Prince Alvaro, succeeded to the title of Duke of Galliera on 14 July 1937. He died at the age of 87, making him the last surviving child of Infante Alfonso and Princess Beatrice, as well the last surviving grandchild of Prince Alfred and Grand Duchess Maria Alexandrovna.

As his son Alonso died in 1975 at the age of 34, his grandson Alfonso inherited the Dukedom of Galliera

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