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Eugenio, 5th Duke of Genoa


Eugenio, 5th Duke of Genoa

Prince Eugenio
Duke of Genoa
Duke of Ancona

Spouse Princess Lucia of the Two Sicilies
Princess Maria Isabella of Savoy
Full name
Italian: Eugenio Alfonso Carlo Maria Giuseppe
House House of Savoy
Father Thomas, 2nd Duke of Genoa
Mother Princess Isabella of Bavaria
Born (1906-03-13)13 March 1906
Died 8 December 1996(1996-12-08) (aged 90)
São Paulo
Burial Basilica of Superga, near Turin

Eugenio of Savoy-Genoa[1][2] (Eugenio Alfonso Carlo Maria Giuseppe; 13 March 1906 – 8 December 1996) was a Prince of Savoy-Genoa, Duke of Ancona from birth, and fifth and final Duke of Genoa. Eugenio was the sixth and youngest child of Prince Thomas of Savoy, 2nd Duke of Genoa and his wife Princess Isabella of Bavaria.[1][2]

Marriage and issue

Eugenio married Princess Lucia of the Two Sicilies, fifth child and fourth-eldest daughter of Prince Ferdinand Pius of the Two Sicilies, Duke of Calabria and his wife Princess Maria Ludwiga Theresia of Bavaria, on 29 October 1938 at Nymphenburg Palace in Munich, Germany.[1][2] Eugenio and Lucia had one daughter:[1][2]

∞ Alberto Frioli (born 7 April 1943 in Rimini); married on 29 April 1971 in Lausanne, Switzerland
  • Vittorio Eugenio Frioli (born 27 February 1972 in São Paulo)
∞ Soraia Barbosa Silva (born on 7 July 2007 in Caraguatatuba)
  • Maria Cristina Frioli (born and died in 1973 in São Paulo)
  • Carlo Alberto Frioli (born 18 July 1974 in São Paulo)
∞ Priscilla Raso on 28 April 2007 in São Paulo
  • Maria Luce Lydia Frioli (born 15 August 1978 in São Paulo)

Later life

After the dissolution of the Kingdom of Italy in 1946, Eugenio and his family relocated to Brazil where the Duke ran a farm. Upon his death on 8 December 1996, the male line of the Genoa branch of the House of Savoy became extinct as did the Royal Dukedom of Genoa. In 2006, the ashes of the Duke and Duchess of Genoa were transferred to the Royal Crypt of Superga near Turin.

Titles, styles, honours and arms




Prince Eugenio, Duke of Genoa
Born: 13 March 1906 Died: 8 December 1996
Italian nobility
Preceded by
Duke of Genoa
7 September 1990 – 8 December 1996
Succeeded by
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