Prince William of Schaumburg-Lippe

Prince William of Schaumburg-Lippe (German: Prinz Wilhelm Karl August zu Schaumburg-Lippe; 12 December 1834 – 4 April 1906) was son of George William, Prince of Schaumburg-Lippe and member of the House of Lippe.

Prince William of Schaumburg-Lippe
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William of Schaumburg-Lippe in 1901
Born(1834-12-12)12 December 1834
Bückeburg, Schaumburg-Lippe
Died4 April 1906(1906-04-04) (aged 71)
Ratibořice, Kingdom of Bohemia
SpousePrincess Bathildis of Anhalt-Dessau
IssueCharlotte, Queen of Württemberg
Prince Franz Joseph
Prince Friedrich
Prince Albrecht
Prince Maximilian
Bathildis, Princess of Waldeck and Pyrmont
Adelaide, Duchess of Saxe-Altenburg
Princess Alexandra
Names
German: Wilhelm Karl August
HouseHouse of Lippe
FatherGeorge William, Prince of Schaumburg-Lippe
MotherPrincess Ida of Waldeck and Pyrmont

Early lifeEdit

William was born at Bückeburg, Schaumburg-Lippe, seventh child and third son of George William, Prince of Schaumburg-Lippe (1784–1860), (son of Philip II, Count of Schaumburg-Lippe and Landgravine Juliane of Hesse-Philippsthal) and his wife, Princess Ida of Waldeck and Pyrmont (1796–1869), (daughter of George I, Prince of Waldeck and Pyrmont and Princess Augusta of Schwarzburg-Sondershausen).

MarriageEdit

William married 30 May 1862 at Dessau to Princess Bathildis of Anhalt-Dessau (1837–1902), daughter of Prince Frederick Augustus of Anhalt-Dessau, and his wife, Princess Marie Luise Charlotte of Hesse-Kassel.

They had eight children:

He and his daughter-in-law Princess Louise of Denmark died five hours apart at the family castle in Nachod, Bohemia.[1]

HonoursEdit

AncestryEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Prince and Princess Dead", The New York Times, Vienna, 5 April 1906
  2. ^ Hof- und Staats-Handbuch des Herzogtum Anhalt (1867) "Herzoglicher Haus-orden Albrecht des Bären" p. 17
  3. ^ Staats- und Adreß-Handbuch des Herzogthums Nassau (1866), "Herzogliche Orden" p. 9
  4. ^ "Ritter-Orden", Hof- und Staatshandbuch der Österreichisch-Ungarischen Monarchie, 1906, pp. 58, 72, retrieved 7 September 2020 CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  5. ^ Staatshandbücher für das Herzogtum Sachsen-Coburg und Gotha (1890), "Herzogliche Sachsen-Ernestinischer Hausorden" p. 46
  6. ^ Hof- und Staats-Handbuch des Großherzogtum Baden (1896), "Großherzogliche Orden" pp. 62, 77
  7. ^ Hof- und Staats-Handbuch des Königreich Württemberg (1886/7), "Königliche Orden" p. 23

Notes and sourcesEdit

  • L'Allemagne dynastique, Huberty, Giraud, Magdelaine, Reference: II 269