Princess Élida of Ebenthal
|Princess of Ebenthal|
|Heitor, Prince of Bruges|
|Élida Roberta da Costa Brum|
|Father||Armando, Baron of Roches|
|Mother||Wanda da Costa|
|Born||23 April 1981|
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
|Ebenthali Royal Family|
|Armando, 5th Baron of Roches|
Élida, Princess of Belmonte
|Reference style||Her Illustrious Highness|
|Spoken style||Your Illustrious Highness|
Princess Élida (born in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 23 April 1981) is a Princess of Ebenthal, sister of King Arthur II and former heiress to her brother's throne as Princess of Belmonte, being the last holder of the title to be heir to the Ebenthali throne. She had been also heiress to her brother when he was King of Roschfallen under the title of Princess of Iriland. Born in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, she is the first of the six children of Armando, Baron of Roches, head of the barional Clan Brum, and his first wife Wanda da Costa.
In 2011 Princess Élida married the Brazilian Filipe Schlotterbeck, from São Paulo, with whom she had a son, Heitor, Prince of Bruges, in favor of whom she resigned her dynastical rights in 11 April 2021.
Élida was born in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on 1981, as the first daughter of Armando, then Hereditary Baron of Roches to his first wife, Ms. Wanda da Costa Brum, both aged 20 when she was born. Through her father, she is a member of the Clan Brum, a Dutch-Portuguese family, which go back to the nobility of Scotland and the Holy Roman Empire. She is great-great-great-great-granddaughter of King Victor Emmanuel II of Italy through a bastard line.
Education and career
She began her studies at the St. Ignatius College in Rio de Janeiro where she graduated. At the age of 11 she startet a ballet course, being so successful she was invited to the Royal Ballet School, an offer she declined because of her grandparents, who raised her, and which she didn't want to leave. She later presented to Mikhail Baryshnikov and was invited to take part at the Bolshoi Ballet, which she also declined.
In 2001 she joined the ballet company of the Rio de Janeiro Municipal Theatre, under the guidance of Ana Botafogo. She rose inside the company to be nowadays the number one ballet dancer, succeeding Ana.
Marriage and children
In 2009 she began to date Mr. Filipe Schlotterback, a Paulistan ballet dancer who moved to Rio to work at the National Theatre, where he become the number one ballet dancer as well. The two moved together and in 2011 they have a son, born Prince Heitor of Ebenthal. The couple and child took residence in the Santa Teresa, Rio de Janeiro, currently the city of Gillisburgh.
Titles, styles and honours
Titles and styles
- 28 January 2014 – 29 December 2019: Her Serene Highness The Princess of Iriland
- 29 December 2019 – 11 April 2021: Her Gracious Highness The Princess of Belmonte
- 29 December 2019 – 11 April 2021: Her Royal Highness Princess Élida of Ebenthal
As Princess of Ebenthal, Élida is recipient of the following orders:
- Grand Cross of the Order of the Swiss Prince
- Grand Cross of the Order of the Silver Cat
- Grand Cross of the Order of Saint Arnald
- Dame of the Order of Dagon
- Dame of the Order of Lady Mary
- Schneeblutig: Grand Cross of the Order of Peterstad
- Soviet Union: Bolshoi Honor Prize 1991 Edition by the Bolshoi Theatre Ballet
- United Kingdom: Gold Award by the The Royal Ballet of London
- Federative Republic of Brazil: Zilka Sallaberry Prize by the CEPETIN
- Empire of Karnia-Ruthenia: Dame of the Order of the Queen
- Kingdom of Roschfallen: Grand Cross of the Order of Blue Blood
- Kingdom of Roschfallen: Grand Cross of the Order of the Crowned White Lion
- Kingdom of Roschfallen: Grand Cross of the Order of the Golden Triumph
- Kingdom of Roschfallen: Grand Cross of the Order of the Magnum Heart
- State of Vishwamitra: Companion of the Order for Merit and Public Service
The ancestry of Élida, Princess of Iriland:
|Ancestors of Princess Élida of Ebenthal|
- Dhrubajyoti Roy (1 August 2021). "ROYAL DECREE No. – 198/2021".
Princess Élida of EbenthalBorn: 23 April 1981
|Princess of Belmonte
29 December 2019 – present
|Princess of Roschfallen
28 January 2014 – 29 December 2019