Prince Jaime de Bourbon de Parme, 40, married Viktória Cservenyák, 31, in a civil ceremony at the townhall of the Dutch town of Wijk van Duurstede, Thursday. Only a small group of family and witnesses were present, a spokeswoman for the Bourbon-Parma royal family said. No pictures will be released she added. The church wedding is on Saturday.
Prince Jaime, a diplomat and special envoy natural resources, met Viktória, a lawyer and writer, a little over a year ago en route to Paris. They announced their engagement in August, on the same day Prince Friso passed away.
Prince Jaime is the second and youngest son of the late Prince Carlos Hugo of Bourbon-Parma, carlist pretender to the throne of Spain and duke of Parma and Piacenza, and Princess Irene of the Netherlands, daughter of the late Queen Juliana and sister of former Queen Beatrix. He is twin brother of Princess Margarita. His father created him Count of Bardi and Duke of San Jaime.
Viktória is better known as the fiction writer Victoria Delano, author of the book 'Jet Set Summer', published in 2012. The Dutch business magazine Quote described the book as 'autobiographical', giving a vivid account of life among the jet set. Quote voted Viktória 'business babe' of the month, citing her good looks as ex-model, sporting skills (tennis) and brains (studied at 3 universities).
Viktória was born in 1982 in Budapest and is ten years younger than Prince Jaime. Her parents divorced and she has lived in the Netherlands since she was eight. As writer Victoria Delano she has her own Facebook page.
The wedding ceremony will be in the Church of the Assumption of Our Lady in Apeldoorn. King Willem-Alexander and Queen Máxima and other members of the royal family are said to attend. © Royalblog, Hans Jacobs; Photo: © BP Reinier RVDA
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