sexta-feira, 21 de novembro de 2014

Duchess of Alba, the aristocrat par excellence

Doña Cayetana was born on 28 March 1926, in the Palacio da Líria, in Madrid. She is the daughter of Jacoco Fitz-Stuart y Falcó, the Duke of Alba, and Maria del Rosario de Silva and Gurtubay, who died when he was only 6-year-old Cayetana a circumstance that would make your hectic life forever. In 1953 his father died too, and Caytana became, at the age of 27 years, in the 18th Duchess of Alba. He studied in Paris, after leaving Spain, with the arrival of the Republic in 1931. Also lived in London, but his real home was in Seville, where he had the most precious of its beautiful probriedades: the Palacio de Dueñas.

Considered an early woman to his time, the goddaughter of Alfonso XIII became the 18TH Duchess of Alba after the death of his father, devoting much of his life to maintenance and conservation of the heritage of the House of Alba.

Had a heritage valued at approximately 3,000 million-according to Forbes magazine â€" which includes palaces, castles, fields and farmland, investments in the stock market, artworks and other goods.

Royalist and defender of the Crown, a friend of Juan Carlos and Sofia, and "happy" with the arrival of Felipe VI to the throne, the Duchess has always been a woman in love for life.

Doña Cayetana was 20 times Great of Spain, had a wider list of titles than any other Aristocrat in Europe. Was a Countess, Marchioness and Viscountess, in addition to being the favorite daughter of Andalusia and Seville's adoptive daughter. Above all, for all, was despite the line descended from Spanish Duchess be of an illegitimate son, Jacobo Fitz-James Stuart, Cayetana is considered a descendant of Stuart, the main Scottish Royal House.

Considered an early woman to his time, the goddaughter of Alfonso XIII, has devoted much of his life to maintenance and conservation of the heritage of the House of Alba.

He married three times: the first, with Luis Martinez de Irujo, with whom he had six children. Martínez de Irujo died in 1972. Married with the Jesuit Jesus Aguirre-a marriage that aroused a lot of discussions in society by ' perky ' photographic poses â€" and, finally, with Alfonso Diez.

With the death of Cayetana de Alba goes away a woman who represents an unprecedented era, with figures of great historic importance, advance the soial media in Spain.

As a child played with Queen Elizabeth II of England, met Churchill, Onassis and the Kennedys and received in your House Sofia Loren, Claudia Cardinale and Audrey Hepburn.

One of the most recognizable figures of the nobility and of the ' jet-set ' Spanish, Cayetana has always been distinguished by how they related to the citizens of Seville and the rest of Spain, following a motto that it advocated: "live and let live".

María del Rosario Cayetana Alfonsa Victoria Eugenia Paloma Fernanda Teresa Francisca de Paula Lourdes Antonia Josefa Fausta Rita Castor Dorotea Santa Esperanza Fitz-James Stuart y de Silva y Gurtubay Falcó or, simply, Cayetana de Alba said always have had a life lived with intensity, as if there were no tomorrow, enjoying the maximum ".

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