Princess Ida of Waldeck and Pyrmont

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 Ida
Ida, Princess of Schaumburg-Lippe.jpg
Princess consort of Schaumburg-Lippe
Reign23 June 1816 – 21 November 1860
Born(1796-09-26)26 September 1796
Rhoden, Principality of Waldeck and Pyrmont
Died12 April 1869(1869-04-12) (aged 72)
Menton, Alpes-Maritimes, France
SpouseGeorge William, Prince of Schaumburg-Lippe
IssueAdolf I
Mathilde, Duchess Eugen of Württemberg
Adelheid, Duchess of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Glücksburg
Prince Ernst
Princess Ida
Princess Emma
Prince William
Prince Hermann
Elisabeth, Princess Wilhelm of Hanau
Names
German: Ida Caroline Luise
HouseHouse of Waldeck-Pyrmont (by birth)
House of Lippe (by marriage)
FatherGeorge I, Prince of Waldeck and Pyrmont
MotherPrincess Auguste of Schwarzburg-Sondershausen

Early lifeEdit

Ida was born in Rhoden, Principality of 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:

AncestryEdit

ReferencesEdit

Princess Ida of Waldeck and Pyrmont
Born: 26 September 1796 Died: 12 April 1869
German royalty
Preceded by
Landgravine Juliane of Hesse-Philippsthal
Princess consort of Schaumburg-Lippe
23 June 1816 – 21 November 1860
Succeeded by
Princess Hermine of Waldeck and Pyrmont