10 July 2011

first Reqium for the late Archduke Otto

Yesterday on Saturday 08.07.2011 the first of 5 Reqiuems for the late Archduke Otto took place at Pöcking where he died. In the morning his coffin was brought in a procession from the St. Ulrich Church where he was lying in State to the Church of St. Pius where on 14h00 CEST a Reqium took place. 
At the procession all 7 children of the deceased and 2 of his sons-iin-law, Count Archiblad Douglas, and Hereditary Count Karl Eugen of Neipperg took part. Thje Reqium was also attened by several royal guest: Archduke Joseph with one of his sons, Archduke Michael and Archducess Christiane, Archduke Gerhard, Ptrince Rasso and Princess Therese of Bavaria wit their daughterMaria Theresa and her husband Count Tamas Kornis, Prince Christoph and Princess Gudila of Bavaria, Fürstin Gloria of Thurn and Taxis, the sports Reporter Fritz von Thurn and Taxis,. the actor Count Friedrich of Thun and Hohenstein, Archduess Maria Anna with her husband Prince Pjotr Galitzine. 

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