Princess Maria da Glória, Duchess of Segorbe

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Princess Dona Maria da Glória Henriqueta Dolores Lúcia Miguela Rafaela Gabriela Gonzaga of Orléans-Braganza, Duchess of Segorbe, Countess of Rivadavia (Portuguese: Dona Maria da Glória Henriqueta Dolores Lúcia Miguela Rafaela Gabriela Gonzaga de Orléans e Bragança e Bourbon, princesa de Orléans e Bragança, duquesa de Segorbe, condesa de Rivadavia; Serbian: Марија да Глорија од Орлеана и Браганце; born 13 December 1946) is a descendant of the Brazilian Imperial Family and the second wife of the Duke of Segorbe. She is also the former wife of Alexander, Crown Prince of Yugoslavia.

Born at Petrópolis, Brazil, she is the daughter of Prince Pedro Gastão of Orléans-Braganza (1913–2007) and Princess Maria de la Esperanza of Bourbon-Two Sicilies (1914–2005). She is the first cousin of Juan Carlos I of Spain.

On 1 July 1972, she married Alexander, former Crown Prince of Yugoslavia at Villamanrique de la Condesa, near Seville, Spain. They divorced on 19 February 1985. She has three sons from her first marriage:

On 24 October 1985, she married Ignacio de Medina y Fernández de Córdoba, 19th Duke of Segorbe (in 2003 20th Count of Rivadavia), son of Victoria Eugenia Fernández de Córdoba, 18th Duchess of Medinaceli at Seville. With him, she has two daughters:

Dynastically, the Duchess of Segorbe is a great-great-granddaughter of Emperor Pedro II of Brazil. Patrilineally, she is a great-great-great-granddaughter of Louis Philippe, King of the French. She is also a matrilineal 9th-generation descendant of Marie Leszczyńska, Queen consort of Louis XV of France, through an almost-three-century-long unbroken line of eight Bourbon princesses, each of whom married into their own dynasty, as follows: Marie Leszczyńska, Queen of FranceLouise Élisabeth of France, Duchess of ParmaMaria Luisa of Parma, Queen of SpainMaria Isabella of Spain, Queen of the Two SiciliesMaria Cristina of the Two Sicilies, Queen Regent of SpainInfanta Luisa Fernanda of Spain, Duchess of MontpensierPrincess Marie Isabelle d'Orléans, Infanta of Spain, Countess of ParisPrincess Louise d'Orléans, Princess of the Two SiciliesPrincess Maria de la Esperanza of the Two Sicilies, Princess of Orléans-Braganza → Princess Maria da Glória of Orléans-Braganza, sometime Crown Princess of Yugoslavia, Duchess of Segorbe.

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