King Zog I of the Albanians marries Countess Geraldine Apponyi de Nagy-Apponyi, 27 April 1938

King Zog I of the Albanians marries Countess Geraldine Apponyi de Nagy-Apponyi, 27 April 1938

Eighty years ago, on 27th April 1938 King Zog I married Countess Geraldine Apponyi de Nagy-Apponyi, a Roman Catholic aristocrat who was half-Hungarian and half-American. The ceremony was broadcast throughout Tirana via Radio Tirana that was officially launched by the monarch five months later. Their only child, HRH Crown Prince Leka, was born in Albania on 5 April 1939.