BURIAL CHURCHES OF SOVEREIGNS OF LUCCA FROM A TO Z
BURIED IN THE BASILICA OF ST PETRONIUS (Bologna, Basilica di San Petronio, Piazza Maggiore):
1. Princess ELISA BONAPARTE (+1820)
2. Prince FELIX (+1841)
BURIED IN THE VERANO CEMETERY (Roma, Cimitero del Verano, Piazzale del Verano):
Duchess MARIA THERESA OF SAVOY (+1879), consort of Duke Charles I Louis
SAN LORENZO DE EL ESCORIAL (SPAIN)
BURIED IN THE MONASTERY OF SAN LORENZO (El Monasterio de El Escorial, Avenida Juan De Borbón Y Battemberg):
Duchess MARIA LOUISA OF SPAIN (+1824),
BURIED IN THE CHAPEL OF THE VILLA BORBONE (Viareggio, la Capellina Sepolcreto di San Carlo Borromeo, Viale dei Tigli):
Duke CHARLES I LOUIS (+1883)
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LIST OF SOVEREIGNS OF LUCCA 1805-1847
PRINCIPALITY OF LUCCA AND PIOMBINO 1805-1809:
HOUSE OF BONAPARTE (Casa Bonaparte)
1805-1809: ELISA BONAPARTE (Grand Duchess of Tuscany) AND FELIX
Born in 1777 in Ajaccio, Corsica.
Father: Carlo Maria Bonaparte. Mother: Maria Letizia née Ramolino.
Married in 1797 in Marseille Felix Bacciochi, later Prince FELIX I of Lucca (*1762 Ajaccio,+1841 Bologna).
Elisa Bonaparte became sovereign of the Grand Duchy of Tuscany in 1809 and Lucca was annexed to Tuscany.
Died in 1820 at St Andrea near Trieste.
Buried with her consort Prince Felix in the Basilica of St Petronius in Bologna.
1809-1815: LUCCA ANNEXED TO THE GRAND DUCHY OF TUSCANY
DUCHY OF LUCCA 1815-1847:
HOUSE OF BOURBON (Casa Borbone)
1815/17-1824: MARIA LOUISA
Born in 1782 at San Ildefonso, Spain.
Father: King Charles IV of Spain. Mother: Queen Maria Louisa of Parma.
Married in 1795 at San Ildefonso Prince Louis of Parma, later King Louis I of Etruria (*1773 Piacenza,+1803 Florence).
Her issue who reigned: CHARLES I LOUIS (*1799,+1883).
Died in 1824 in Rome.
Buried together with her consort King Louis I of Etruria in the Monastery of San Lorenzo de El Escorial, Spain.
1815/24-1847: CHARLES I LOUIS (Carlo I; King of Etruria as Louis II; Duke of Parma as Charles II)
Born in 1799 in Madrid.
Father: King Louis I of Etruria. Mother: Queen Maria Louisa of Spain.
Married in 1820 in Turin Princess MARIA THERESA of Savoy (*1803 Rome,+1879 San Martino in Vignale).
His issue who reigned: Charles III (*1823,+1854; Duke of Parma).
Abdicated in 1847 to rule Parma as Charles II.
Died in 1883 at Nice.
Buried in the Chapel of the Villa Borbone at Viareggio.
His consort Duchess Maria Theresa was buried in the Verano Cemetery in Rome.
1847: LUCCA ANNEXED TO THE GRAND DUCHY OF TUSCANY
The tomb of Princess ELISA BONAPARTE and Prince FELIX in the Basilica of St Petronius in Bologna (Italy)
The tomb of Duchess MARIA LOUISA OF SPAIN, consort of King Louis I of Etruria, in the Monastery of San Lorenzo de El Escorial (Spain)
The tomb of Duke CHARLES I LOUIS in the Chapel of the Villa Borbone at Viareggio (Italy)
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