Royal News of 2013, Section II

 

 

 

Last Update on 27 December 2013

 

 

 

BENTHEIM und STEINFURT

 

Sylvia Fürstin zu Bentheim und Steinfurt, née Gräfin von Pückler, died on 15 November.

 

[She was born at Burkersdorf on 16 May 1930, daughter of Sylvius Heinrich Gustav Erdmann Graf von Pückler-Burghauss and his wife, Alice Frn von Richthofen. She married in 1950 Christian Fürst zu Bentheim und Steinfurt, and is survived by him and by their adopted daughters.] (added 19 Nov 2013)

 

 

CROY

 

Prince Clemens von Croy died on 21 March.

 

[He was born at Berlin on 5 July 1934, son of Karl Rudolf, Duke von Croy (1889-1974) and of his third wife, Marie Louise Wiesner (1904-1945). He married firstly in 1962 Madeleine Gfn Kottulinsky (1941-1999), and married secondly in 2001 Mrs Ilse Lilly Beck, née Hofmann (1937-2011). He is survived by his two sons and daughter, and their families.] (added 29 Mar 2013)

 

Prince Hadrien de Croÿ-Roeulx (b.1983, son of Prince Olivier de Croÿ-Roeulx and of his wife, née Isabelle Bochholz) will marry Jacqueline-Ariadne Desmarais (daughter of André Desmarais and of his wife, née France Chrétien [herself the daughter of Jean Chrétien, former prime minister of Canada]) in Montréal (Québec, Canada ) on 7 September. (added 26 Aug 2013)

 

Prince Rodolphe de Croÿ-Roeulx et de Solre died at Rhode Saint Genèse on 25 November.

 

[He was born at Paris on 8 April 1924, son of Etienne-Gustave Emmanuel Antoine Engelbert Marie, Pr de Croy du Roeulx (1898-1990) and his wife, Alyette de Pomereu (1903-1998). He was married firstly from 1945 to 1954 to Odile Marie Emmanuele de Bailleul. He married secondly in 1967 Hélène Marie Jeanne Léone de Pierre de Bernis-Calvière (1937-1995). He married thirdly in 1998 Bérengère Marie Catherine Solange de Nattes, who survives him along with his children.] (added 26 Nov 2013)

 

 

FÜRSTENBERG

 

Christian Erbprinz zu Fürstenberg (son of Heinrich Fürst zu Fürstenberg and of his wife, née Princess Maximiliane zu Windisch-Grätz) and his wife, née Jeanette Griesel, had their first child, Tassilo Heinrich Christian, on 24 December. (updated 24 Dec 2013)

 

 

HOHENLOHE-BARTENSTEIN

 

Maximilian Erbprinz zu Hohenlohe-Bartenstein (b.1972, son of Ferdinand Fst zu Hohenlohe-Bartenstein and his wife, née Princess Franziska zu Oettingen-Oettingen und Oettingen-Spielberg) is engaged to marry Cristina Vozzi Castriota Scanderbeg (b.Rome 8 Apr 1980) at Rome on 25 May. (added 30 Mar 2013)

 

 

KUEFSTEIN

 

Christoph-Joseph Barelli will marry Marie-Eleonor Gräfin von Kuefstein (b.1990, daughter of Andreas Graf von Kuefstein and his wife, née Princess Elisabeth Pss of Bavaria) on 12 July 2013. (added 2 Mar 2013)

 

 

LOBKOWICZ

 

Mathieu de Schietere de Lophem will marry Princess Ludmilla de Lobkowicz (b.1986, daughter of Prince Ladislas de Lobkowicz and his wife, née Comtesse Anne de Briey) on 25 May 2013. (added 2 Mar 2013)

 

The engagement was announced between Baron Guerric de Crombrugghe de Looringhe (son of baron Eric de Crombrugghe de Looringhe and of his wife, née jonkvrouw Katheline van Rijckevorsel) and Princess Ysaline de Lobkowicz (daughter of Prince Ladislas de Lobkowicz and of his wife, née comtesse Anne de Briey). (added 12 Jun 2013)

 

 

ORTENBURG

 

Isabelle Adrienne Gfn zu Ortenburg, née Gfn von Bentinck, died on 8 March.

 

[She was born at Middachten on 3 July 1925, daughter of Wilhelm Gf von Bentinck und Waldeck-Limpurg, Graaf Aldenburg Bentinck (1880-1958) and of his wife, Jkvr Adrienne Vegelin van Claerbergen (1891-1982). In 1951 she married Aurel Gf zu Ortenburg (1927-2001). She is survived by their two sons and daughter, and their families.] (added 29 Mar 2013)

 

 

RECHBERG

 

Albert Graf von Rechberg u.Rothenlöwen zu Hohenrechberg, head of that mediatized house, died on 17 January, aged 100.

 

[He was born at Herringhausen on 29 Nov 1912, son of Albert Gf von Rechberg (1887-1983) and of his wife, née Theresia Frn von Schorlemer (1887-1955). He married in 1951 Monika Gfn zu Königsegg-Aulendorf (1923-2002) and is survived by four of their children.] (added 22 Jan 2013)

 

Albrecht Graf von Rechberg u.Rothenlöwen zu Hohenrechberg died on 30 May.

 

[He was born at Schräbsdorf on 23 September 1920, son of  Wolfgang Graf von Rechberg u.Rothenlöwen zu Hohenrechberg (1883-1971) and of his wife, née Maria Franziska Gräfin Strachwitz v.Groß-Zauche u.Camminetz (1896-1974). In 1962 he married Freude-Marie Freiin Varnbüler v.u.zu Hemmingen, and is survived by her and two of their three children.] (added 8 Jun 2013)

 

 

SALM-REIFFERSCHEIDT-KRAUTHEIM und DYCK

 

Peter Graf Wolff Metternich zur Gracht died on 26 May.

 

[He was born at Göttingen on 5 Mar 1929, son of Wolfgang Graf Wolff Metternich zur Gracht (1894-1967) and of his wife, Adelheid von Adelebsen (1898-1987). In 1955 he married Marie Christine Altgräfin zu Salm-Reifferscheidt-Krautheim und Dyck (1932-2010). He is survived by their four children and their families.] (added 29 May 2013)

 

 

SAYN-WITTGENSTEIN-BERLEBURG

 

Pieter Haitsma Mulier and his wife, née Princess Vanessa zu Sayn-Wittgenstein-Berleburg, had their third child, Louis-Gaspard Otto George Haitsma Mulier, on 14 August. (added 15 Aug 2013)

 

 

SCHÖNBORN-BUCHHEIM

 

Marchesa Maria Luisa Pallavicino died in Civitella d'Agliano, near Viterbo, Italy, on 5 April.

 

[She was born in 1927, daughter of Marchese Alessandro Pallavicino (1898-1965) and of Marie Henriette Gfn von Schönborn-Buchheim (1897-1992). She was unmarried and adopted her nephew, Balthazar Bellos-Pallavicino (b. 1963), son of Christos Bellos and of Marchesa Gabriella Pallavicino, sister of Marchesa Maria Luisa.] (added 23 Apr 2013)

 

 

SCHWARZENBERG

 

Princess Amalie zu Schwarzenberg, née Princess von Lobkowicz, died at Vienna on 3 April.

 

[She was born at Unterberkovic on 25 January 1921, daughter of Prince Leopold von Lobkowicz (1888-1933) and of his wife, née Princess Franziska von Montenuovo (1893-1972). In 1944 she married Prince Franz zu Schwarzenberg (1913-1992). She is survived by her three children, and by her sister.] (added 3 Apr 2013)

 

 

SOLMS-BRAUNFELS

 

Princess Elisabeth zu Solms-Braunfels died at Baden-Baden on 18 May.

 

[She was born at Dresden-Blasewitz on 23 January 1916, daughter of Prince Julius zur Lippe and of his wife, Duchess Marie of Mecklenburg-Strelitz. (She was thus a first cousin of Prince Bernhard of the Netherlands.) In 1939 she married Prince Ernst August zu Solms-Braunfels (1892-1968). She is survived by their daughter, Maria Angela.] (added 26 May 2013)

 

 

TRAUTTMANSDORFF-WEINSBERG

 

Josef Graf von Trauttmansdorff-Weinsberg (son of the late Adolph Graf von Trauttmansdorff-Weinsberg and of the late Sophie Gräfin von Arco-

Zinneberg) married in May 2013 Alexandra Lobmeyr von Hohenleiten, née Noe, Edle von Nordberg (daughter of the late Mario Noe, Edler von Nordberg, and of the late Elisabeth Ramm.) (added 26 Sep 2013)

 

Comte Alexandre de Lalaing (son of Josse Comte de Lalaing and of his wife Elisabeth, née Silverstolpe) married Sophie Gräfin von und zu Trauttmansdorff-Weinsberg (daughter of Peter Graf von und zu Trauttmansdorff-Weinsberg and of his wife Jutta, née Khaelss von Kaelsberg) at Laxenburg on 5 October. (added 10 Oct 2013)

 

 

WALDBURG-WOLFEGG-WALDSEE

 

The engagement was announced in Svenska Dagbladet between Georg Graf von Waldburg zu Wolfegg und Waldsee (son of Karl Graf von Waldburg zu Wolfegg und Waldsee and of his former wife, née Dorothea von Boch-Galhau) and Friherrinnan Anna Gyllenkrok (daughter of Friherre Gustav Gyllenkrok and of his wife, née Ingela Uhlén). (added 17 Sep 2013)

 

Gebhard Graf von Waldburg zu Wolfegg und Waldsee died at Munich on 14 November.

 

[He was born at Waldsee on 8 December 1930, son of Franz Fst von Waldburg zu Wolfegg und Waldsee (1892-1989) and of his wife, Adelheid Gfn von Schönburg-Glauchau (1900-1987). He married in 1968 Birgit Riedesel Frn zu Eisenbach and is survived by her and their children.] (added 15 Nov 2013)

 

Hubert Graf von Waldburg zu Wolfegg und Waldsee (b.Heinrichsburg 25 June 1956, son of Heinrich Graf von Waldburg zu Wolfegg und Waldsee (1911-1972) and of his wife, Princess Maria Antonia von Hohenzollern (1921-2011) died on 8 November. (added 16 Nov 2013)

 

 

WALDBURG-ZEIL-HOHENEMS

 

Maximilian Graf von Waldburg-Zeil-Hohenems (b.1976, son of Franz Josef Graf von Waldburg-Zeil-Hohenems and his wife, née Priscilla Gräfin von Schönborn-Wiesentheid) will marry Clementine Gräfin von Althann (b.1979, daughter of Alexander Graf von Althann and his wife, née Maria Kammerlander) on 27 April 2013. (added 2 Mar 2013)

 

 

WALDBURG-ZEIL-TRAUCHBURG

 

Eberhard Gf von Waldburg zu Zeil u.Trauchburg died on 3 March.

 

[He was born at Schloß Zeil on 30 April 1940, son of Erich Fst von Waldburg zu Zeil u.Trauchburg (1899-1953) and of his wife, Princess Monika zu Löwenstein-Wertheim-Rosenberg (1905-1992). In 1966 he married Johanna Gfn von Harrach zu Rohrau u.Thannhausen and is survived by her and their four children.] (added 29 Mar 2013)