The corpse of Queen Elena of Savoy He returned to Italy.
The family has demanded that the woman's body, which has so far rested Montpellier, where she died in 1952, in Cemetery Saint Lazare, He was exhumed and moved at home; today it is in Sanctuary of Vicoforte, near Mondovi, in Cuneo.
Maria Gabriella di Savoia has already publicly thanked the President of the Republic Sergio Mattarella for agreeing to the transfer and expressed gratitude on the part of all the house even the French town for having kept the beloved relative “with loving care”.
founded in 1871 a Cettigne, at the time the capital of the small Kingdom of Montenegro, Elena married 24 October 1896 Vittorio Emanuele, future King of Italy; She became queen in 1900, It always distinguished himself for countless charitable and philanthropic activities that not only made it worthy of the aspired Rosa d'Oro of Christianity, but they earned him the profound and unchanging affection of the population.
Following the dramatic events that led, Moreover, the abdication of the king, Elena followed her husband to Egypt and his death, which occurred in 1947, He moved beyond the Alps, where he remained until the end of his days after having established, during those years of exile, a relationship of deep and mutual affection with the local citizenship (Photo gives: www.gustosamente.it).