Comments for the name Mafalda

Comments for MAFALDA:

A famous bearer would be the Argentinian comic Book, Mafalda.
-- frangg23  11/16/2005
Malfada Hopkirk is the name of the Head of the Improper Use of Magic department in the Harry Potter books. I think this name is really pretty and unique.
-- claraelizabethann  8/1/2006
Princess Mafalda Maria Elisabetta Anna Romana of Savoy (November 2, 1902, Rome – August 27, 1944, Buchenwald) was the second child of King Victor Emmanuel III of Italy and of his wife Princess Elena Petrovich of Montenegro.

On September 23, 1925, at Racconigi Castle in Piedmont, near Turin, she married Philip of Hesse, Landgrave of Hesse-Kassel (1896-1980). They had the following children:

Moritz (born 1926)
Heinrich (1927-1999)
Otto (1937-1998)
Elizabeth (born 1940); married Count Friedrich Carl von Oppersdorff
Mafalda's husband was a Nazi party loyalist. His brother Christoph was part of the Nazi hierarchy and who was married to Princess Sophie of Greece and Denmark, sister of Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh. Princess Mafalda 's marriage resulted in her husband being in a position to act as intermediary between the Nazis in Germany and the Fascist regime in Italy. However, during World War II Hitler believed Princess Mafalda was working against the Nazis, referring to her as the "blackest carrion in the Italian royal house."
-- sweetbabe  12/31/2006
Mafalda of Savoy, an Italian princess, was the wife of the first King of Portugal, Afonso I. Her granddaughter, Infanta Mafalda of Portugal, married briefly Henry I of Castille - she later became a nun and was beatified.
-- Aki  7/18/2007
Mafalda was a character written out of Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire by J. K. Rowling. She was an extremely nosy Slytherin but a distant cousin of the Weasley's who attends the Quidditch World Cup with them. (The daughter of that "second cousin who's a stockbroker") She was later replaced by the character Rita Skeeter who Rowling believed could do the nosy job better.
-- rory  4/19/2008
August 7th is the nameday and in memory of the Blessed Mafalda, queen of Portugal (died 1256).
-- Francesca  12/1/2010
Mafalda (1148-1160) was the oldest daughter of King Afonso I of Portugal and his wife Mafalda of Savoy.
-- CarolinW  6/21/2012

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