The Imperial House of Brazil is happy to announce the engagement between Princess Alix of Ligne and Count Guillaume of Dampierre.

Princess Alix is the daughter of Michel, 14th Prince of Ligne, and D. Eleonora de Orleans e Bragança, Princess of Brazil, sister of H.I. & R.H. The Prince D. Luiz de Orleans e Bragança, Head of the Imperial House of Brazil. Her Highness is the ninth in the Line of Succession to the Brazilian Throne.

Count Guillaume is the son of Count Audoin of Dampierre and his wife, Madame the Countess, née Roseline de Castejá, of the Counts of Castejá. He and his parents come from the French Aristocracy.