Princess Henriette Reuss of Plauen

Princess Henriette Anna-Bess Helle Mette Reuss (German: Henriette Prinzessin Reuss; born 2 June 1977 in Oslo) is a princess of the formerly sovereign German House of Reuss, rulers of the principalities of Reuss for almost a thousand years.[1] Her branch of the family reigned over the Principality of Reuss-Gera until 1918,[1] although she is not directly descended from any of the rulers. She is the daughter of Prince Heinrich Ruzzo Reuss, a native of Switzerland and Sweden, and his wife, Princess Mette Reuss, (née Rinde), a native of Norway.[1]

Princess Reuss
Born (1977-06-02) 2 June 1977 (age 45)
Oslo, Norway
SpouseJan Herud
FatherPrince Heinrich Ruzzo Reuss of Plauen
MotherMette Rinde

She is a step-daughter of pop singer Anni-Frid Lyngstad, who married her father in 1992.[2] Henriette lives in Switzerland, and is married to German businessman Jan Herud. During the first decade of the 21st century, Princess Henriette lived in Boston, while her twin sister, Princess Pauline, lived in London.[1]


  1. ^ a b c d Genealogisches Handbuch des Adels, Fürstliche Häuser, XIX. "Reuß". C.A. Starke Verlag, 2001. pp. 127–128, 139–140, 592–593. ISBN 9783798008496.
  2. ^ "BBC News | Entertainment | Abba's Frida mourns husband".