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Leopoldo O'Donnell

Leopoldo O'Donnell About Spanish general and statesman who is known for being the first Duke of Tetuan and the first Count of Lucena. He is also known for being a strong endorser of the liberal Cristinos and the regency of Maria Cristina in the 1830’s. Later recognition came when it was revealed he commanded the …


Duarte Pio

Duarte Pio About Duke of Braganza and Prince Royal of Portugal, where the monarchy no longer exists. His marriage to Isabel Inês de Castro Curvelo de Herédia was the first royal wedding to occur in Portugal since King Carlos I.   Other Informations He was a helicopter pilot in the Portuguese Air Force. He often …


Douglas Douglas-Hamilton, 14th Duke of Ha

Douglas Douglas-Hamilton, 14th Duke of Ha About Scottish nobleman, pilot, and aviation executive who piloted the first flight over Mount Everest.  Other Informations He worked on a dock repairing ships. He was imprisoned after parachuting into Scotland in 1941 on a top-secret mission designed to bring peace. He married Lady Elizabeth Ivy Percy in 1937. …