Princess Yolanda of Savoy

This article is about a member of the Italian royal family. For the ocean liner, see Principessa Jolanda.
Princess Yolanda
Countess of Bergolo
Born (1901-06-01)1 June 1901
Rome, Italy
Died 16 October 1986(1986-10-16) (aged 85)
Rome, Italy
Burial Monumental Cemetery, Turin
Spouse Giorgio Carlo Calvi, Count of Bergolo
Issue Maria Ludovica Calvi di Bergolo
Giorgio Calvi di Bergolo
Vittoria Calvi di Bergolo
Guia-Anna Calvi di Bergolo
Pier Francesco Calvi, Count of Bergolo
Full name
Iolanda Margherita Milena Elisabetta Romana Maria di Savoia
House Savoy
Father Victor Emmanuel III of Italy
Mother Elena of Montenegro
Religion Roman Catholic

Princess Yolanda of Savoy (1 June 1901 16 October 1986) was the eldest daughter of King Victor Emmanuel III of Italy and his wife Princess Elena of Montenegro, and the sister of Umberto II, the last king of Italy.


She was born Principessa Iolanda Margherita Milena Elisabetta Romana Maria di Savoia (English: Princess Yolanda Margaret Milena Elizabeth Romaine Mary of Savoy) in Rome, Italy. As a young woman she was a great sportswoman, particularly interested in swimming and riding.

After her marriage Yolanda lived in the town of Pinerolo, southwest of Turin.

In 1946, Yolanda and her family went into voluntary exile with her father in Alexandria, Egypt. After King Victor Emmanuel's death, Yolanda and her family returned to Italy, where they lived at Castelporziano.

Yolanda died in a hospital in Rome and is buried in Turin.

Marriage and children

On 9 April 1923 at the Quirinal Palace in Rome, she married Giorgio Carlo Calvi, Count of Bergolo (15 March 1887, Athens 25 February 1977, Rome). They had five children:

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