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  1. The ‘Empress of Eccentricity’ Dances into the Night

    Europe may never again see the likes of the Duchess of Alba, who died Thursday at 88. The Spanish beauty outlived two husbands and widowed a third. She was a billionaire who held the Guinness World Record for more royal titles. Her eldest son Carlos inherits her post at the family foundation — along with dozens of titles. But María del Rosario Cayetana Alfonsa Victoria Eugenia Francisca Fitz-James Stuart y de Silva won’t be easy to follow.

    NYT, The Daily Mail

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