Princess Helene of Hohenlohe-Langenburg

Princess Helene of Hohenlohe-Langenburg (22 November 1807 – 5 September 1880) was a member of the House of Hohenlohe-Langenburg and a Princess of Hohenlohe-Langenburg by birth and a member of the House of Württemberg and a Duchess of Württemberg as the second wife of Duke Eugen of Württemberg

Princess Helene of Hohenlohe-Langenburg
Duchess Eugen of Württemberg
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Born(1807-11-22)22 November 1807
Langenburg, Principality of Hohenlohe-Langenburg
Died5 September 1880(1880-09-05) (aged 72)
Schleiz, Thuringia
SpouseDuke Eugen of Württemberg (1788–1857)
IssueDuke William
Duchess Alexandrine
Duke Nicholas
Agnes, Princess Reuss Younger Line
German: Helene
HouseHouse of Hohenlohe-Langenburg
House of Württemberg
FatherKarl Ludwig III, Prince of Hohenlohe-Langenburg
MotherCountess Amalie Henriette of Solms-Baruth


Helene was the twelfth child and the ninth daughter of Karl Ludwig III, Prince von Hohenlohe-Langenburg and his wife Countess Amalie Henriette of Solms-Baruth. She was a younger sister of Ernst I, Prince of Hohenlohe-Langenburg, brother-in-law of Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom.

Marriage and issueEdit

On 11 September 1827 Princess Helene married Duke Eugen of Württemberg (1788–1857), son of Duke Eugen of Württemberg (1758–1822) and Princess Luise of Stolberg-Gedern (1764–1828), first cousin of the better known Countess of Albany. Duke Eugen was a widower of Princess Mathilde of Waldeck and Pyrmont (1801–1825), daughter of George I, Prince of Waldeck and Pyrmont by whom he had had three children. By Helene, Duke Eugen had other four children: