His Royal Highness Prince Emanuele Filiberto
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HRH The Prince of Naples
HRH The Princess of Naples
HRH Princess Maria Pia
HRH Princess Maria Gabriella
HRH Princess Maria Beatrice
HI&RH The Dowager Archduchess of Austria-Este
HRH Princess Maria Cristina
HRH The Duke of Aosta
HRH The Duchess of Aosta
Emanuele Filiberto of Savoy, Prince of Venice (Emanuele Filiberto Umberto Reza Ciro René Maria di Savoia; born 22 June 1972), usually called Emanuele Filiberto di Savoia, is a member of the House of Savoy and the son and heir of Vittorio Emanuele di Savoia. He is the only male-line grandson of Umberto II, the last King of Italy. As one of the two heirs of the disputed headship of the House of Savoy, Emanuele Filiberto also styles himself as "Prince of Piedmont";
Emanuele Filiberto grew up as an exile from Italy, in accordance with the provision of the Italian constitution prohibiting the male issue of the Savoy kings of Italy from entering or staying on Italian territory. Since returning to Italy he has made many appearances on national television, including his participation as a contestant in Ballando con le stelle (the Italian version of Dancing with the Stars), and the Sanremo Music Festival.
He is married to French actress Clotilde Courau.
He is a second cousin of King Philippe of Belgium, as both are great-grandchildren of King Albert I and Queen Elisabeth of Belgium.