Obituary of Otto Habsburg (1912-2011)

Otto Habsburg-Lothringen, son of the last Austrian Emperor Karl and his wife, Empress Zita, passed away on July 4, 2011.

We sadly announce the passing of a great European: Otto Habsburg-Lothringen, born 1912 in Reichenau, Lower Austria, died 4 July 2011. Otto Habsburg-Lothringen was a Member of the European Parliament from 1979 to 1999 and a President of the International Pan-Europe Movement for more than 30 years.

The last official crown prince of the Austrian imperial family will be laid to rest in the Vienna Emperor's Tomb beside his wife, Regina, who died in 2010.

The date and proceedings of the Funeral Ceremony will be announced as soon as they have been finalised.