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Alessandro Torlonia, 5th Prince of Civitella-Cesi

Alessandro Torlonia
Prince di Civitelli-Cesi
Spouse(s) Infanta Beatriz of Spain (m. 1935)
Donna Sandra, Countess Lequio di Assaba
Marco Torlonia, 6th Prince di Civitella-Cesi
Don Marino Torlonia
Donna Olimpia, Mrs. Weiller
Noble family House of Torlonia
Father Marino Torlonia, 4th Prince di Civitella-Cesi
Mother Mary Elsie Moore
Born 7 December 1911
Rome, Italy
Died 1 or 12 May 1986(1986-05-12) (aged 74)
Palazzo Torlonia, Rome, Italy

Don Alessandro Torlonia (7 December 1911 – 1 May/12 May 1986) was the 5th Prince di Civitella-Cesi.

He was the son of Marino Torlonia, 4th Prince di Civitella-Cesi and his American wife, Mary Elsie Moore. He was born in Rome and died in the Palazzo Torlonia, Rome.


  • Marriage 1
  • Relations 2
  • Ancestry 3
  • Notes and references 4


Arms of Don Alessandro Torlonia, 5th Prince di Civitella-Cesi.

On 14 January 1935, Don Alessandro

  1. ^ Tourtchine, Jean-Fred. Le Royaume d'Espagne. Collection "Les manuscrits du CEDRE, dictionnaire historique et généalogique", Paris: Cercle d’études des dynasties royales européennes (CEDRE), 1996. ISSN 0993-3964. Volume III, p. 166.
  2. ^ Eilers, Marlene. Queen Victoria's Descendants. Rosvall Royal Books, Falkoping, Sweden, 1997, pp.117-118.
  3. ^ Zorilla, Francisco. Genealogia de la Casa de Borbon de Espana. Editora Nacional, Madrid, 1971, pp. 204-205.
  4. ^ Muere Sandra Torlonia

Notes and references


Don Alessandro's youngest sister was Donna Marina Torlonia di Civitella-Cesi, grandmother of the American actress Brooke Shields. He was also a first cousin of Bettine Moore, the mother of the actress Glenn Close.


  1. Donna Alessandra ("Sandra") Vittoria Torlonia (1936–2014),[4] married to Count Clemente Lecquio di Assaba (1925–1971); their son is Alessandro Lecquio.
  2. Marco Torlonia, 6th Prince di Civitella-Cesi, (1937–2014) who married firstly Donna Orsetta Caracciolo dei principi di Castagneto, secondly Philippa Catherine McDonald and thirdly Blažena Anna Helena Svitáková.
  3. Don Marino Riccardo Francesco Giuseppe Torlonia (1939–1995)
  4. Donna Olimpia Emmanuela Enrichetta Maria Torlonia (born 1943), who married the French millionaire Paul-Annik Weiller. She is the mother of Sibilla Weiller, the wife of Prince Guillaume of Luxembourg.

Don Alessandro and Infanta Beatriz had four children:

. Victoria Eugenie of Battenberg and of Princess Alfonso XIII of Spain (1909–2002), a daughter of King Infanta Beatriz of Spain the Rome married in [3][2][1]

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