Royal News of 2009, Section II

 

 

 

Last Update on 10 February 2010

 

 

 

ARENBERG

 

The Marquise de Vogüé, née Geneviève de Thomasson, died at Paris on 27 February.

 

[She was born at Paris on 6 November 1926, daughter of Paul de Thomasson and of his wife, née Thérèse Thureau-Dangin. Since 1947 she had been married to Pierre, Marquis de Vogüé (son of Melchior, Marquis de Vogüé [himself the son of Louis, Marquis de Vogüé, and of his wife, Princess and Duchess Louise d’Arenberg] and of his wife, née Geneviève Brincard). She is survived by him, their son, and four grandchildren.] (added 3 Mar 2009)

 

 

AUERSPERG

 

Mrs Eleonore Barber, née Princess von Auersperg, died at Vienna on 29 July.

 

[She was born at Friedland on 29 January 1924, daughter of Prince Eduard von Auersperg and of his wife, née Sophie Gräfin von Clam und Gallas. In 1953 she married Forest Ernest Barber (1922-1992). They had three sons.] (added 17 Aug 2009)

 

Anton Graf Széchényi de Sárvár-Felsövidék died at Martin im Innkreis on 17 August.

 

[He was born at Vienna on 31 March 1924, son of Friedrich Graf Széchényi de Sárvár-Felsövidék and of his wife, née Karoline Freiin von Schloissnigg. Since 1952 he was married to Princess Christiane von Auersperg (daughter of Adolf Erbprinz von Auersperg and of his wife, née Gabrielle Gräfin von Clam und Gallas. He is survived by her and their three children.] (added 26 Aug 2009)

 

The engagement was announced between Prince Alexander von Auersperg (son of Prince Johannes von Auersperg and of his wife, née Claudia Nilson) and Emma Feilden (daughter of Andrew Feilden). (added 24 Sep 2009).

 

 

CROY

 

Princess Cécile de Croy, née Dumont, died on 4 May.

 

[She was born on 3 March 1918, and in 1941 married Prince François-Emmanuel de Croy (1913-1993), son of Prince François de Croy and of his wife, née Simone de Chaponay. She is survived by their daughter Isabelle, Duchesse de Lévis-Mirepoix, and by grandchildren.] (added 6 May 2009)

 

Princess Elisabeth de Croy-Solre (born on 13 December 1921, daughter of Prince Léopold de Croy-Solre and of his wife, née Jacqueline de Lespinay) died at Thiernay on 18 May. (added 20 May 2009)

 

Eleonore Freifrau von Landsberg-Velen, née Freiin Ostman von der Leye, died in June.

 

[She was born at Honeburg on 24 October 1923. From 1946 to 1959 she was married to Emanuel Freiherr von Landsberg-Velen (son of Emanuel Freiherr von Landsberg-Velen [himself the son of Ignaz Freiherr von Landsberg-Velen and of his wife, née Princes Bertha von Croy] and of his wife, née Maria Freiin von Fürstenberg). She is survived by their three daughters.] (added 24 Jun 2009)

 

Mafalda de Croy de Freitas Branco (daughter of Silvano de Freitas Branco, Visconde do Porto da Cruz, and of his wife, née Princess Jacqueline Rose de Croy [herself the daughter of Prnce Léopold de Croy-Solre and of his wife, née Jacqueline de Lespinay]) and her husband Taheer Sacoor A. Saiyad are expecting their third child. (added 4 Nov 2009)

 

 

 

HOHENLOHE-JAGSTBERG

 

Prince Lamoral zu Hohenlohe-Jagstberg (son of Johannes Graf von Mirbach-Geldern-Egmont, Prince zu Hohenlohe-Jagstberg, and of his wife, née Andrea Vogel) and his wife, née Ruve Nevillia Watts, had their fourth child, Henrietta Maria Johanna Richarda, at Munich on 5 August. (added 10 Feb 2010)

 

 

HOHENLOHE-LANGENBURG

 

Thilo von Trotha (son of Thilo von Trotha and of his wife, née Princess Alexandra zu Hohenlohe-Langenburg) died on 16 March. (added 24 Mar 2009)

 

 

HOHENLOHE-OEHRINGEN

Kraft Erbprinz zu Hohenlohe-Oehringen (son of Kraft Fürst zu Hohenlohe-Oehringen and of his wife, née Katharina von Siemens) and his wife, née Carolin von Wendorff, had their second child, Carl Ferdinand, on 16 January. (added 5 Mar 2009)

                                               

HOHENLOHE-WALDENBURG-SCHILLINGSFÜRST

 

Baroness Senta-Maria Rubido-Zichy, née Prinzessin zu Hohenlohe-Waldenburg-Schillingsfürst, died at Buenos Aires on 13 August.

 

[She was born at Budapest on 15 April 1926, daughter of Prince Karl-Egon zu Hohenlohe-Waldenburg-Schillingsfürst and of his wife, née Edith Gáspár de Néver et Verebély. In 1971 she married Baron Ivan Rubido-Zichy (1908-1995).] (added 15 Aug 2009)

 

 

KHEVENHÜLLER-METSCH

 

Florian Graf von Hartig and his wife, née Isabel Gräfin von Khevenhüller-Metsch, are expecting their third child. (added 4 Nov 2009)

 

 

 

LOBKOWICZ

 

Marita Gräfin von Almeida (b.1927, daughter of Karl Graf von Almeida and of his wife, née Princess Gabriele von Lobkowicz) died at Starnberg on 22 February. (added 3 Mar 2009)

 

Princess Christian von Lobkowicz, née Marie-Thérèse Gräfin von und zu Trauttmansdorff-Weinsberg, died on 21 December.

 

[She was born at Prague on 1 August 1922, daughter of Ferdinand Joseh Graf von und zu Trauttmansdorff-Weinsberg and of his wife, Princess Marie zu Schwarzenberg. In 1954 she married Prince Christian von Lobkowicz (1924-2001). She is survived by their son and daughter, and grandchildren. Their elder son died in 2008.] (added 6 Jan 2010)

 

 

 

OETTINGEN-WALLERSTEIN

 

Prince Friedrich Alexander zu Oettingen-Oettingen und Oettingen-Wallerstein (son of Moritz Fürst zu Oettingen-Oettingen und Oettingen-Wallerstein and of his wife, née Princess Lioba zu Löwenstein-Wertheim-Rosenberg) and his wife, née Isabella Bonelli, had their first child, Filippa, on 9 November. (added 15 Nov 2009)

 

 

 

ORSINI und ROSENBERG

 

Zdenka Gräfin von Orsini und Rosenberg, née Princess von Auersperg, died on 29 May.

 

[She was born a Vienna on 7 October 1956, daughter of Prince Georg-Christian von Auersperg and of his wife, née Countess Eliane du Chastel de la Howarderie. Since 1982 she had been married to Ferdinand Graf von Orsini und Rosenberg (son of Heinrich Fürst von Orsini und Rosenberg and of his wife, née Eleonore Gräfin von Goëß). She is survived by him and by their three children.] (added 1 Jun 2009)

 

 

RATIBOR und CORVEY

 

Franz Albrecht Metternich-Sandor, Duke von Ratibor und Fürst von Corvey, Prince zu Hohenlohe-Schillingsfürst, died at Cetona, Italy, on the night of 24/25 June.

 

 

[He was born at Rauden on 23 October 1920, son of Viktor, Duke von Ratibor und Fürst von Corvey, Prinz zu Hohenlohe-Schillingsfürst-Breunner-Enkevoirth, and of his wife, née Princess Elisabeth zu Oettingen-Oettingen u.Oettingen-Spielberg. Since 1962 he had been married to Isabella Altgräfin zu Salm-Reifferscheidt-Krautheim u.Dyck (daughter of Franz Josef Fürst zu Salm-Reifferscheidt-Krautheim und Dyck ad of his wife, née Princess Cecilie zu Salm-Salm). He is survived by her and their five childen.] (added 26 Jun 2009)

 

 

 

SALM-REIFFERSCHEIDT-KRAUTHEIM und DYCK

 

Georg Graf von Bardeau died on 18 June.

 

[He was born at Graz on 9 May 1932, son of Karl Heinrich Graf von Bardeau and of his wife, née Eleonore Altgräfin zu Salm-Reifferscheidt-Krautheim u.Dyck. In 1957 he married Blanca de la Vega y Guttierez (1932-1972). Since 1976 he had been married to Maria Immaculata Solter y Reyes. He is survived by his six children from his first marriage, and several grandchildren.] (added 25 Jun 2009)

 

 

SALM-SALM

 

Isabelle Gräfin von Loë, née Princess zu Salm-Salm, died at Kevelaer on 10 January.

 

[She was born at Potsdam on 13 February 1903, daughter of Hereditary Prince Emanuel zu Salm-Salm and of his wife, née Archduchess Maria Christina of Austria. In 1925 she married Felix Graf von Loë. She is survived by six of their children and their families.] (added 15 Jan 2009)

 

 

SCHAESBERG

 

Elisabeth Gräfin von Schaesberg (daughter of Wolfgang Graf von Schaesberg and of his wife, née Margarethe Gräfin von Redern) died at Starnberg on 12 August, according to her nephew. She had been married from 1956 to 1959 to Pedro Botas Menendez. They had one son. (added 14 Aug 2009)

 

 

 

SOLMS-LAUBACH

 

Hans Günter Graf zu Solms-Laubach died at Munich on 5 April.

 

[He was born at Munich on 26 June 1927, son of Reinhard Graf zu Solms-Laubach and of his wife, née Emma Kreuter. In 1968 he married Anna Gräfin von Rechtern-Limpurg (1940-1994), daughter of Adolph Graf von Rechteren-Limpurg and of his first wife, née Princess Eleonore zur Lippe. He is survived by their son, their daughter having predeceased him.] (added 8 Apr 2009)

 

 

 

TRAUTTMANSDORFF-WEINSBERG

 

Aloysia Gräfin von Hoyos (b.at Liebichau on 7 April 1912, daughter of Felix Graf Hoyos and of his wife, née Maria Karoline Josephine Gräfin von Oppersdorff [herself the daughter of Johannes Anton Ludwig Graf von Oppersdorf and of his first wife, née Sophie Gräfin von Trauttmansdorff-Weinsberg (herself the daughter of Ferdinand Fürst von und zu Trauttmansdorff-Weinsberg and of his wife, née Princess Anna von und zu Liechtenstein)]) died at Regensburg on 29 January. (added 1 Feb 2009)

 

Johannes Maximilian Graf von Trauttmansdorff-Weinsberg and his wife, née Alison Davies, had their second child, Pia Charlotte

Elizabeth Sophia, in the UK on 22 Novmeber. (added 8 Dec 2009)

 

 

WINDISCH-GRÄTZ

 

Dermot Hugh Blundell-Hollinshead-Blundell died on 15 January. From 1967 to 1973 he had been married to Princess Stephanie Marie Eva zu Windisch-Grätz (daughter of Prince Franz Josef zu Windisch-Grätz and of his wife, née Comtesse Ghislaine d'Arschot Schoonhoven). (added 24 Jan 2009)

 

Prince Manfred zu Windisch-Grätz (son of Maximilian Fürst zu Windisch-Grätz and of his wife, née Maria Luisa Serra di Gerace) and his wife, née Maria Vittoria Lepri (daughter of Giuseppe dei Marchesi Lepri and of his wife, née Maria Luisa Cavallini) had their third child, a son, Brando, at Rome in January. (added 6 Mar 2009)

 

 

WURMBRAND-STUPPACH

 

Mme. Thomas de Wertheimer, née Leonora Gräfin von Wurmbrand-Stuppach, died at Paris on 3 December.

 

[She was born at New York on 11 April 1927, daughter of Degenhart Graf von Wurmbrand-Stuppach (1893-1965) and of his first wife, née Lawton Filer (1903-1998). She was married firstly to Robert Miller, and secondly, in 1965, to Thomas-Alfred Wertheimer Edler von Wertheimstein (1922-2004). She is survived by two children and two grandchildren from her first marriage.] (added 10 Dec 2009)