Princess Maria Galitzine of Austria Dead at 31

Princess Maria Galitzine, also known as Maria Singh, has passed away at the age of 31.

Per an obituary published by the Houston Chronicle, the Austrian royal died on May 4 from a “sudden cardiac aneurysm” days before her 32nd birthday.

The fourth daughter of Prince Piotr Galitzine and Princess Maria-Anna Galitzine was laid to rest at Forest Park Westheimer Cemetery in Houston on May 8.

She leaves behind her husband Rishi Singh, a chef, and their son, Maxim, 2.

Maria, a descendant of Archduke Rudolf of Austria, was born in Luxembourg in 1988 and later moved to Russia with her family.

After attending the German School of Moscow, Maria attended the College of Art & Design in Belgium.

She married Rishi in September 2017, and the two welcomed their child the following February.

Maria recently lived in Houston, where she worked in interior design and furnishing.

In addition to her husband and son, Singh is survived by her parents, sisters Tatiana Galitzine Sierra, Xenia Galitzine de Matta, and Princess Alexandra Galitzine, and brothers Prince Dmitri Galitzine and Prince Ioann Galitzine.

May she rest in peace.


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