Princess Ida Caroline of Waldeck and Pyrmont (German: Ida Caroline Prinzessin zu Waldeck und Pyrmont; 26 September 1796 – 12 April 1869) was a member of the House of Waldeck and Pyrmont and a Princess of Waldeck and Pyrmont. Through her marriage to George William, Prince of Schaumburg-Lippe, Ida was also a member of the House of Lippe and Princess consort of Schaumburg-Lippe.
|Princess consort of Schaumburg-Lippe|
|Tenure||23 June 1816 – 21 November 1860|
|Born||26 September 1796|
Rhoden, Waldeck and Pyrmont, Holy Roman Empire
|Died||12 April 1869 (aged 72)|
Menton, Alpes-Maritimes, France
|Spouse||George William, Prince of Schaumburg-Lippe|
Mathilde, Duchess Eugen of Württemberg
Adelheid, Duchess of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Glücksburg
Elisabeth, Princess Wilhelm of Hanau
|House||House of Waldeck-Pyrmont (by birth)|
House of Lippe (by marriage)
|Father||George I, Prince of Waldeck and Pyrmont|
|Mother||Princess Auguste of Schwarzburg-Sondershausen|
Ida was born in Rhoden, Waldeck and Pyrmont and was the second-eldest child and eldest daughter of George I, Prince of Waldeck and Pyrmont and his first wife Princess Auguste of Schwarzburg-Sondershausen.
Marriage and issueEdit
Ida married George William, Prince of Schaumburg-Lippe, son of Philip II Ernest, Count of Schaumburg-Lippe and his second wife Princess Juliane of Hesse-Philippsthal, on 23 June 1816 in Arolsen, Principality of Waldeck and Pyrmont. Ida and George William had nine children:
- Adolphus I, Prince of Schaumburg-Lippe (1 August 1817 – 8 May 1893)
- Princess Mathilde of Schaumburg-Lippe (11 September 1818 – 14 August 1891) married Duke Eugen of Württemberg (1820–1875)
- Princess Adelheid, Duchess of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Glücksburg (9 March 1821 – 30 July 1899)
- Prince Ernst of Schaumburg-Lippe (12 December 1822 – 2 April 1831)
- Princess Ida of Schaumburg-Lippe (26 May 1824 – 5 March 1894)
- Princess Emma of Schaumburg-Lippe (24 December 1827 – 23 January 1828)
- Prince William of Schaumburg-Lippe (12 December 1834 – 4 April 1906); married Princess Bathildis of Anhalt-Dessau.
- Prince Hermann of Schaumburg-Lippe (31 October 1839 – 23 December 1839)
- Princess Elisabeth of Schaumburg-Lippe (5 March 1841 – 30 November 1926); married Prince Wilhelm of Hanau and Horowitz, a morganatic son of Frederick William, Elector of Hesse.
|Ancestors of Princess Ida of Waldeck and Pyrmont|