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King Umberto Savoy, II
Birth: Sep. 15, 1904
Death: Mar. 18, 1983

The Royal House of Savoy. His Majesty was the last King of Italy. His parents were King Victor Emmanuel III and Queen Eleana. Crown Prince Umberto married Princess Maire of the Belgians in 1930. In 1944, King Victor Emmanuel III appointed Crown Prince Umberto the Lieutenant-General of the realm. On May 9, 1946, the King abdicated in favor of the Crown Prince who became King Umberto II. In June, 1946 a referendum voted to abolish the monarchy by a close margin. King Umberto II did not abdicate, but left Italy to live in exile. King Umberto II lived for many years in Lisbon, Portugal. Queen Marie-Jose lived for many years in Geneva, Switzerland. King Umberto II is buried at the Abbey in Hautecombie, France beside Queen Marie-Jose Savoy(bio by: John Hinkle) 
 
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Abbaye de Hautecombe
Saint-Pierre-de-Curtille
Departement de la Savoie
Rhône-Alpes, France
 
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Originally Created by: John Hinkle
Record added: Dec 23, 2002
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