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Frederick, Prince of Hohenzollern

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Frederick, Prince of Hohenzollern[1][2] (German: Friedrich Viktor Pius Alexander Leopold Karl Theodor Ferdinand Fürst von Hohenzollern[1][2]) (30 August 1891 in Heiligendamm, Mecklenburg-Schwerin[1][2] – 6 February 1965 in Krauchenwies, Baden-Württemberg, Germany)[1][2] was the eldest son[1][2] of William, Prince of Hohenzollern and Princess Maria Teresa of Bourbon-Two Sicilies.[1][2] He had a twin brother, Franz Joseph, Prince of Hohenzollern-Emden, who was born a few minutes after he was.

Prince of Hohenzollern
Head of the Princely House of Hohenzollern
SuccessorFrederick William
Born(1891-08-30)30 August 1891
Heiligendamm, Mecklenburg-Schwerin, Germany
Died6 February 1965(1965-02-06) (aged 73)
Krauchenwies, Baden-Württemberg, Germany
SpousePrincess Margarete Karola of Saxony
IssuePrincess Maria Antonia
Princess Maria Adelgunde
Princess Maria Theresia
Friedrich Wilhelm, Prince of Hohenzollern
Prince Franz Josef
Prince Johann Georg
Prince Ferfried
Full name
German: Friedrich Viktor Pius Alexander Leopold Karl Theodor Ferdinand
FatherWilliam, Prince of Hohenzollern
MotherPrincess Maria Teresa of Bourbon-Two Sicilies


Marriage and childrenEdit

Frederick, Prince of Hohenzollern with his wife Princess Margarethe Karola of Saxony, 1920s.

He married Princess Margarete Karola of Saxony, daughter of Frederick Augustus III of Saxony and Archduchess Luise, Princess of Tuscany,[1][2] on 2 June 1920 in Schloss Sibyllenort, Silesia, Germany.[1][2] Margarete's sister Princess Maria Alix of Saxony subsequently married his twin brother, Francis Joseph.

Frederick and Margarete Karola had seven children:[1][2]

Romanian successionEdit

In 1948, soon after the deposition of king Michael of Romania the line of succession was discussed during a meeting between Michael, his uncle Prince Nicholas of Romania, and Prince Frederick. Shortly after this meeting, the spokesman of King Carol II, in an interview with the French paper Le Figaro, expressed his strong support for Prince Frederick, additionally asserting that Michael would never regain the throne.[3]

Titles, styles, honours and armsEdit

Titles and stylesEdit

  • 30 August 1891 – 8 June 1905: His Serene Highness Prince Friedrich of Hohenzollern
  • 8 June 1905 – 22 October 1927: His Serene Highness The Hereditary Prince of Hohenzollern
  • 22 October 1927 – 6 February 1965: His Royal Highness The Prince of Hohenzollern




  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i Darryl Lundy (10 May 2003). "Friedrich Viktor Prinz von Hohenzollern-Sigmaringen". Retrieved 28 December 2008.
  2. ^ a b c d e f g h i Paul Theroff. "HOHENZOLLERN". Paul Theroff's Royal Genealogy Site. Archived from the original on 28 April 2009. Retrieved 28 December 2008.
  3. ^ Michael of Romania: The King and the Country by Ivor Porter, page 195, ISBN 0-7509-3847-1
  4. ^ a b Trodni

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Frederick, Prince of Hohenzollern
Cadet branch of the House of Hohenzollern
Born: 30 August 1891 Died: 6 February 1965
German nobility
Preceded by
Prince of Hohenzollern
22 October 1927 – 6 February 1965
Succeeded by
Frederick William