Hermann, Prince of Solms-Hohensolms-Lich

Prince Herman Adolf of Solms-Lich-Hohensolms-Lich (15 April 1838 in Brtnice – 16 September 1899 in Lich, Hesse) was a German nobleman from the House of Solms-Hohensolms-Lich and a politician.

Hermann of Solms-Hohensolms-Lich
Born(1838-04-15)15 April 1838
Brtnice
Died16 September 1899(1899-09-16) (aged 61)
Lich
Noble familySolms-Hohensolms-Lich
Spouse(s)Agnes of Stolberg-Wernigerode
FatherFerdinand of Solms-Lich-Hohensolms
MotherCaroline of Collalto and San Salvatore

LifeEdit

Hermann was the eldest son of Prince Ferdinand of Solms-Lich-Hohensolms (1806-1876) and his wife Caroline, Countess of Collalto and San Salvatore (1818-1855).

As a Hessian nobleman, Hermann of Solms-Lich-Hohensolms was a member of the first chamber of the Estates of the Grand Duchy of Hesse from 1872 to 1874 and from 1880 until his death in 1899. From 1881 to 1899, he was also a member of the Prussian House of Lords. He also was a member of the parliament of the Prussian Rhine province.

Marriage and issueEdit

He married in 1865 in Janowice Wielkie to Countess Agnes of Stolberg-Wernigerode (1842-1904), a daughter of Prussian General of the Cavalry Count Wilhelm zu Stolberg-Wernigerode. They had seven children:

Honours and awardsEdit

LiteratureEdit

  • Jochen Lengemann: MdL Hessen 1808-1996, 1996, ISBN 3-7708-1071-6, p. 361

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c "Landstände", Hof- und Staats-Handbuch des Großherzogtum Hessen (in German), Darmstadt: Im Verlag der Invalidenanstalt, 1898, p. 97 – via hathitrust.org
  2. ^ "Militär-Sanitäts-Kreuz", Hof- und Staats-Handbuch des Großherzogtum Hessen (in German), Darmstadt: Im Verlag der Invalidenanstalt, 1879, p. 158
  3. ^ a b Großherzoglich Hessische Ordensliste (in German), Darmstadt: Staatsverlag, 1898, pp. 10, 34 – via hathitrust.org
  4. ^ a b c Königlich Preussische Ordensliste (in German), vol. 1, Berlin, 1886, pp. 61, 631, 1002 – via hathitrust.org
  5. ^ "Rother Adler-orden", Königlich Preussische Ordensliste (supp.) (in German), vol. 1, Berlin, 1886, p. 9 – via hathitrust.org