Infanta Maria Cristina of Spain

Infanta Maria Cristina of Spain

Born Dec 12, 1911
Hometown Madrid
Died Dec 23, 1996
Death Place Madrid

Infanta Maria Cristina of Spain, Countess of Marone (12 December 1911 – 23 December 1996) was the fourth child of Alfonso XIII of Spain and Victoria Eugenie of Battenberg and paternal aunt of the current King Juan Carlos I.

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Infanta Maria Cristina of Spain
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1911 Birth Born on December 12, 1911.


1933 21 Years Old By 1933 King Alfonso and his daughters, the Infantas Beatriz and Maria Cristina, had moved to Rome. … Read More
1940 28 Years Old She renounced her succession rights to the throne of the defunct Spanish crown and, on 10 June 1940, morganatically married Enrico Eugenio Marone-Cinzano (15 March 1895 Turin – 23 October 1968 Geneva) in Rome. … Read More


1996 85 Years Old Infanta Maria Cristina returned to Spain and spent periods of time there, but never lived there permanently. She died in Madrid of a heart attack on 23 December 1996 during a Christmas reunion of the royal family at the Villa Giralda, the residence of her sister-in-law the Countess of Barcelona. … Read More
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