H.R.H. Prince Charles of Bourbon Two Sicilies, Duke of Castro.

His Royal Highness Prince Charles of Bourbon Two Sicilies, Duke of Castro, was born in Saint Raphaël in France, on 24 February 1963 son of H.R.H. Prince Ferdinand of Bourbon Two Sicilies, Duke of Castro, and HRH Princess Chantal of Bourbon Two Sicilies, Duchess of Castro (Née de Chevron Villette).

The Duke of Castro completed his studies at the Institute of the Marist Fathers in Toulon, at the Collège Stanislas in Nice and later studied at the Université Internationale Libre in Paris.

The work experiences of His Royal Highness include three years as head of a major public relations firm in New York. On his return to Europe, he worked at an executive for various large Italian industries and firms.

On 31 October 1998 he married Her Royal Highness Princess Camilla of Bourbon Two Sicilies, Duchess of Castro. (born Crociani).

From the marriage two daughters were born: H.R.H. Princess Maria Carolina of Bourbon Two Sicilies, Duchess of Calabria and Palermo (23 June 2003) and H.R.H. Princess Maria Chiara of Bourbon Two Sicilies, Duchess of Capri (1 January 2005), both born in Rome.

The Royal Family lives between Monte Carlo and Paris.

The Duke of Castro is fluent in Italian, French and English.

As Grand Master of the Sacred Military Constantinian Order of Saint George he promotes and coordinates the humanitarian and cultural activities of this ancient knightly order.

 

H.R.H. Prince Charles of Bourbon Two Sicilies is the:

rep_ita18th Duke of Castro

 

rep_ita10th Grand Master of the Illustrious Royal Order of Saint Januarius

 

rep_ita9th Grand Master of the Illustrious Royal Order of Saint Ferdinand and of Merit

 

rep_ita59th Grand Master of the Sacred Military Constantinian Order of Saint George

 

rep_ita9th Grand Master of the Royal Military Order of Saint George of the Reunion

 

rep_ita8th Grand Master of the Royal Order of Francis I

 

The Duke of Castro has also many honours, among which:

rep_itaKnight Grand Cross of Merit of the Italian Republic (Italian Republic)

santi_maurizio_lazzaroKnight Grand Cross of the Order of Saint Maurice and Saint Lazarus (Royal House of Savoy)

bali_maltaBailiff Knight Grand Cross of Honour and Devotion (Sovereign Military Order of Malta)

balboa_panamaKnight Grand Cross of the Order of Vasco Nunez Balboa (Republic of Panama)

juan_mora_fernandezKnight Grand Cross of the National Order of Juan Mora Fernandez (Republic of Costa Rica)

libanoLebanese Order of Merit (Extraordinary Class) (Lebanese Republic)

yemenOrder of Unification – 22 May (First Class with Collar) (Republic of Yemen)

danilo_iKnight Grand Cross with Silver Star of the Royal Order of Danilo I (Royal House of Montenegro)

santagataKnight Grand Cross of the Equestrian Order of Saint Agatha (Serene Republic of San Marino)

tongaKnight Grand Cross of the Most Devoted Royal Household Order (Kingdom of Tonga)

san_carloKnight Grand Cross of the Order of San Carlos (Republic of Colombia)

gerusalemmeKnight Grand Cross of the Patriarchal Order of the Holy Cross of Jerusalem (Melkite Greek Catholic Church)

Ordine_di_SkanderbergThe George Kastrioti Scanderbeg Order (Republic of Albania)

merito_melitenseKnight Grand Cross pro Merito Melitensi – Special Class

villa_vicosaKnight Grand Cross of the Order of the Immaculate Conception of Vila Viçosa (Royal House of Bragança)

grimaldiGrand Officer of the Order of Grimaldi (Principality of Monaco)

antiguaKnight Grand Cross (KGCN) of the Most Distinguished Order of the Nation (Antigua e Barbuda)

  • The Dominica Award of Honour (Dominica)