Maria Isabel Francisca (1851–1931)

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Maria Isabel Francisca (1851–1931)

Princess of Spain. Name variations: Princess Isabel, the infanta; Maria Isabel Francisca; Isabella of Spain; countess of Girgenti. Born Dec 20, 1851; died April 23, 1931; dau. of Isabella II (1830–1904), queen of Spain, and probably a young officer, José Ruíz de Arana; tutored by Frances Calderón de la Barca (1804–1882); m. Gaetano also known as Caetano de Borbón (1846–1871), count of Girgenti (distant cousin), May 13, 1868.

See also Women in World History.