: Quite right to, the case was a nonsense and VE's arguments ridiculous. Prince Eugene, of
: the Carignano branch, was always called Principe di Savoia. There was never a formal
: adoption or creation of a name "Savoy-Aosta" as, say, with
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: The Duke of Aosta (Amedeo) has been recognised
: by an Italian court as having a right to the
: surname "Savoia" (and not merely "Savoia-Aosta").
: In 2007 the Duke of Savoy (Vittorio Emanuele) took his cousin to court for using
: the surname "Savoia". In 2010 the court found in favour of the Duke of Savoy
: and ordered that the Duke of Aosta and his son the Duke of Apulia each pay 50,000 euros
: to the Duke of Savoy and to his son the Prince of Piedmont (a total of 200,000 euros).
: The Duke of Aosta appealed the judgement which has now been overturned.
: Amedeo d'Aosta: ho vinto io la guerra del cognome con Vittorio Emanuele (La Nazione,
: January 19, 2018)