Genealogy of the Royal Family of the Netherlands1

HRH Princess Sophie and her descendants


HRH Grand Duchess Sophie of Saxe-Weimar and Eisenach née Princess of the Netherlands and HRH Grand Duke Karl Alexander of Saxe-Weimar and EisenachHRH Princess Wilhelmina Marie Sophie Louise of the Netherlands, Princess of Orange-Nassau
* Palace at the Lange Voorhout, The Hague, April 8th, 1824
† Weimar, March 23rd, 1897
Heir Pressumptive to the Dutch Throne, November 23rd, 1890

Married:

Gothic Hall, Palace at the Kneuterdijk, The Hague, October 8th, 1842:
HRH Grand Duke Karl Alexander August Johann of Saxe-Weimar and Eisenach, Duke of Saxony, Herzog zu Jülich, Kleve und Berg und zu Engern und Westfalen, Landgraf in Thuringen, Markgraf von Meißen, Gefürstete Graf zu Henneberg, Graf der Mark und zu Ravensberg, Herr zu Ravenstein und Tonna, phil.doct. h.c. ("Sascha")
(Born as: HH Prince Karl Alexander August Johann of Saxe-Weimar and Eisenach, Duke of Saxony)
(Since June 14th, 1828:) HRH Hereditary Grand Duke Karl Alexander August Johann of Saxe-Weimar and Eisenach, Duke of Saxony
* Weimar, June 24th, 1818
† Weimar, January 5th, 1901
Hereditary Grand Duke of Saxe-Weimar and Eisenach, June 14th, 1828
Grand Duke of Saxe-Weimar and Eisenach, July 8th, 1853 (crowned: August 20th, 1853); Chancellor of the University of Jena, 1853
Colonel of the Infantry of Austria; Colonel of the Infantry of Saxony, General of the Cavalry of Saxony; Colonel of the Cavalry of Prussia, General-Colonel with the rank of General-Fieldmarshal of the Army of Prussia, 1889; General of the Cavalry of Russia

Children from this marriage:

  1. HRH Hereditary Grand Duke Carl August Wilhelm Nicolaus Alexander Michael Bernhard Heinrich Friedrich Stephan of Saxe-Weimar and Eisenach, Duke of Saxony
  2. HH Princess Marie Anna Alexandrine Sophie Auguste Helene of Saxe-Weimar and Eisenach, Duchess of Saxony ("Zitta")
  3. HH Princess Maria Anna Sophia Elisabeth Bernhardine Ida Auguste Helene of Saxe-Weimar and Eisenach, Duchess of Saxony
    * Weimar, March 29th, 1851
    † Weimar, April 26th, 1859
  4. HH Duchess Elisabeth von Mecklenburg née Princess of Saxe-Weimar and Eisenach HH Duke Johann Albrecht von MecklenburgHH Princess Elisabeth Sibylle Maria Dorothea Anna Amalie Luise of Saxe-Weimar and Eisenach, Duchess of Saxony ("Elsie")
    * Weimar, February 28th, 1854
    † Willigrad near Schwerin, July 10th, 1908

    Married:

    Weimar, November 6th, 1886:
    HH Duke Johann Albrecht Ernst Konstantin Friedrich Heinrich von Mecklenburg, Fürst der Wenden, zu Schwerin und Ratzeburg, Graf zu Schwerin, Herr der länder Rostock und Stargard, usw., usw. ("Abby")
    * Schwerin, December 8th, 1857
    † Willigrad near Schwerin, February 16th, 1920
    Prince-Regent of Mecklenburg-Schwerin, April 10th, 1897 - April 9th, 1900 (for his nephew HRH Grand Duke
    Friedrich Franz IV); Prince-Regent of Brunswick, June 5th, 1907 - November 1st, 1913


HRH Hereditary Grand Duke Carl August Wilhelm Nicolaus Alexander Michael Bernhard Heinrich Friedrich Stephan of Saxe-Weimar and Eisenach, Duke of Saxony
(Born as: HH Prince Carl August Wilhelm Nicolaus Alexander Michael Bernhard Heinrich Friedrich Stephan of Saxe-Weimar and Eisenach, Duke of Saxony)
* Weimar, July 31st, 1844
† Cap Saint-Martin, November 20th, 1894
Hereditary Grand Duke of Saxe-Weimar and Eisenach, July 8th, 1853

Married:

Friedrichshafen, August 26th, 1873:
HH Princess Pauline Ida Marie Olga Henriette Catharina of Saxe-Weimar and Eisenach, Duchess of Saxony
* Stuttgart, July 25th, 1852
† Orte, May 17th, 1904

Children from this marriage:

  1. HRH Grand Duke Wilhelm Ernst Carl Alexander Friedrich Heinrich Bernhard Albert Georg Hermann of Saxe-Weimar and Eisenach, Duke of Saxony, Herzog zu Jülich, Kleve und Berg und zu Engern und Westfalen, Landgraf in Thuringen, Markgraf von Meißen, Gefürstete Graf zu Henneberg, Graf der Mark und zu Ravensberg, Herr zu Ravenstein und Tonna
  2. HH Prince Bernhard Carl Alexander Hermann Heinrich Wilhelm Oscar Friedrich Franz Peter of Saxe-Weimar and Eisenach, Duke of Saxony
    * Weimar, April 18th, 1878
    † Weimar, October 1st, 1900

HH Princess Alexandrine Reuß zu Köstritz née Princess of Saxe-Weimar and EisenachHH Princess Marie Anna Alexandrine Sophie Auguste Helene of Saxe-Weimar and Eisenach, Duchess of Saxony ("Zitta")
* Weimar, January 20th, 1849
† Trebschen, May 6th, 1922

HSH Prince Heinrich VII Reuß zu KöstritzMarried:

Weimar, February 6th, 1876:
HSH Prince Heinrich VII Reuß zu Köstritz ("Septimus")
* Klipphausen, July 14th, 1825
† Trebschen, May 2nd, 1906

HSH Prince Heinrich XXXII Reuß zu KöstritzChildren from this marriage:

  1. Stillborn son
    * January 16th, 1877
  2. HSH Prince Heinrich XXXII Reuß zu Köstritz ("Heino")
    * Constantinople (today: Istanbul), March 4th, 1878
    † Bad Tölz, May 6th, 1935
    Herr von Trebschen, 1922

    Married:

    Drogelwitz, May 19th, 1920:
    HSH Princess Marie Adelheid Mathilde Karoline Elise Alexe Auguste Albertine zur Lippe
    (Since October 22nd, 1936:) HSH Princess Marie Adelheid Mathilde Karoline Elise Alexe Auguste Albertine Reuß zur Lippe
    * Drogelwitz, August 30th, 1895
    † Tangstedt, December 25th, 1993
    (Divorced: Gruben, February 18th, 1921)

  3. HSH Prince Heinrich XXXIII Reuß zu Köstritz ("Henry")
  4. HSH Princess Johanna Sophie Karoline Viktoria Marie Elisabeth Reuß zu Köstritz
    * Mauer, June 8th, 1882
    † Schloß Belvedere, June 15th, 1883
  5. HSH Princess Sophie Renate Reuß zu Köstritz
  6. HSH Prince Heinrich XXXV Reuß zu Köstritz ("Enrico")

HRH Grand Duke Wilhelm Ernst of Saxe-Weimar and Eisenach and HRH Grand Duchess Feodora of Saxe-Weimar and Eisenach née Princess of Saxe-MeiningenHRH Grand Duke Wilhelm Ernst Carl Alexander Friedrich Heinrich Bernhard Albert Georg Hermann of Saxe-Weimar and Eisenach, Duke of Saxony, Herzog zu Jülich, Kleve und Berg und zu Engern und Westfalen, Landgraf in Thuringen, Markgraf von Meißen, Gefürstete Graf zu Henneberg, Graf der Mark und zu Ravensberg, Herr zu Ravenstein und Tonna
(Born as: HH Prince Wilhelm Ernst Carl Alexander Friedrich Heinrich Bernhard Albert Georg Hermann of Saxe-Weimar and Eisenach, Duke of Saxony)
(Since November 20th, 1894:) HRH Hereditary Grand Duke Wilhelm Ernst Carl Alexander Friedrich Heinrich Bernhard Albert Georg Hermann of Saxe-Weimar and Eisenach, Duke of Saxony
* Weimar, June 10th, 1876
† Heinrichau, April 24th, 1923
Hereditary Grand Duke of Saxe-Weimar and Eisenach, November 20th, 1894; Heir Pressumptive to the Dutch Throne, March 23rd, 1897 - April 30th, 1909
Grand Duke of Saxe-Weimar and Eisenach, January 5th, 1901 (abdicated and adopted the title Count of Wettin: November 9th, 1918)

HRH Grand Duchess Karoline of Saxe-Weimar and Eisenach née Princess Reuß zu GreizMarried:

  1. Bückeburg, April 30th, 1903:
    HSH Princess Karoline Elisabeth Ida Reuß zu Greiz
    * Greiz, July 13th, 1884
    † Weimar, January 17th, 1905
  2. Meiningen, January 21st, 1910:
    HH Princess Feodore Karola Charlotte Marie Adelheid Auguste Mathilde of Saxe-Meiningen, Duchess of Saxony
    * Hanover, May 29th, 1890
    † Freiburg im Breisgau, March 12th, 1972

HH Princess Sophie of Saxe-Weimar and EisenachChildren from the second marriage:

  1. HH Princess Sophie Luise Adelheid Marie Olga Carola of Saxe-Weimar and Eisenach, Duchess of Saxony
    * Weimar, March 20th, 1911
    † Hamburg, November 21st, 1988

    Married:

    Heinrichau, March 7th, 1938:
    Prince Friedrich Günther zu Schwarzburg
    * Großharthau, March 5th, 1901
    † Munich, November 9th, 1971
    (Divorced: Bautzen, November 1st, 1938)

  2. HRH Hereditary Grand Duke Carl-August Wilhelm Ernst Friedrich Georg Johann Albrecht of Saxe-Weimar and Eisenach, Duke of Saxony
  3. HH Prince Bernhard Friedrich Viktor Rupprecht Adalbert Ernst Ludwig Hermann Heinrich of Saxe-Weimar and Eisenach, Duke of Saxony
  4. HH Prince Georg Wilhelm Albert Bernhard of Saxe-Weimar and Eisenach, Duke of Saxony

HSH Prince Heinrich XXXIII Reuß zu Köstritz, HRH Princess Viktoria Margarete Reuß zu Köstritz née Princess of Prussia and their children Marie Luise and Heinrich IIHSH Prince Heinrich XXXIII Reuß zu Köstritz ("Henry")
* Mauer, July 26th, 1879
† Stonsdorf, November 15th, 1942
Herr von Trebschen, 1935

Married:

  1. Neues Palais, Potsdam, May 17th, 1913:
    HRH Princess
    Viktoria Margarete Elisabeth Marie Adelheid Ulrike of Prussia
    * Potsdam, April 17th, 1890
    † Jagdschloß Klein Glienicke, September 9th, 1923
    (Divorced: Berlin, July 14th, 1922)
  2. Paris, April 10th, 1929:
    Allene Tew
    * Janesville, Wisconsin, July 7th, 1876
    † Paris, May 1st, 1955
    (Divorced: Paris, October 31st, 1935)

Children from the first marriage:

  1. HSH Princess Marie Luise Friederike Viktoria Wilhelmina Renata Charlotte Reuß zu Köstritz ("Marlisa")
  2. HSH Prince Heinrich II Reuß zu Köstritz ("Heiner")
    * Cassel, November 24th, 1916
    † Menton, December 24th, 1993

HSH Princess Sophie Reuß zu Köstritz and her brother HSH Prince Heinrich XXV Reuß zu KöstritzHSH Princess Sophie Renate Reuß zu Köstritz
* Mauer, June 27th, 1884
† Giessen, January 19th, 1968

Married:

Trebschen, December 12th, 1909:
HSH Prince Heinrich XXXIV Reuß zu Köstritz
* Stonsdorf, June 4th, 1887
† Frankfurt am Main, April 30th, 1956

Children from this marriage:

  1. HSH Prince Heinrich I Reuß zu Köstritz ("Harry")
  2. HSH Princess Felizitas Anna Eleonore Cecilie Reuß zu Köstritz
  3. HSH Prince Heinrich III Reuß zu Köstritz

HSH Prince Heinrich XXXV Reuß zu Köstritz ("Enrico")
* Mauer, August 1st, 1887
† Dresden-Loschwitz, January 17th, 1936

Married:

  1. Altenburg, April 20th, 1911:
    HH Princess Marie of Saxe-Altenburg, Duchess of Saxony
    * Schloß Albrechtsberg, June 6th, 1888
    † Hamburg, November 12th, 1947
    (Divorced: March 4th, 1921)
  2. Bremen, April 12th, 1921:
    HSH Princess Marie Adelheid Mathilde Karoline Elise Alexe Auguste Albertine zur Lippe
    (Since October 22nd, 1936:) HSH Princess Marie Adelheid Mathilde Karoline Elise Alexe Auguste Albertine Reuß zur Lippe
    * Drogelwitz, August 30th, 1895
    † Tangstedt, December 25th, 1993
    (Divorced: Berlin, June 23rd, 1923)

Child from the first marriage:

  1. HSH Princess Marie Helene Reuß zu Köstritz
    * Reichen, February 23rd, 1912
    † Serrahn, August 1st, 1933

Child from the second marriage:

  1. HSH Prince Heinrich V Reuß zu Köstritz

HRH Hereditary Grand Duke Carl-August of Saxe-Weimar and EisenachHRH Hereditary Grand Duke Carl-August Wilhelm Ernst Friedrich Georg Johann Albrecht of Saxe-Weimar and Eisenach, Duke of Saxony
* Schloß Wilhelmsthal, July 28th, 1912
† Schienen am Bodensee, October 14th, 1988
Hereditary Grand Duke of Saxe-Weimar and Eisenach, July 28th, 1912
Head of the Grand-Ducal Family of Saxe-Weimar and Eisenach (with the title Count of Wettin), April 24th, 1923

Married:

Wartburg, October 4th, 1944:
Elisabeth Freiin von Wangenheim-Winterstein
* Tübingen, January 16th, 1912
† February 14th, 1985

HH Princess Elisabeth of Saxe-Weimar and EisenachChildren from this marriage:

  1. HH Princess Elisabeth Sophie Feodora Mathilde Dorothea Louise Adelaide Vera Renate of Saxe-Weimar and Eisenach, Duchess of Saxony
    * Burgellern near Bamberg, July 22nd, 1945

    Married:

    Munich, July 10th, 1981:
    Meindert Diederik de Kant
    * Leeuwarden, August 6th, 1934
    (Divorced: Munich, July 5th or 10th, 1983)

  2. TRH Prince Michael and Princess Dagmar of Saxe-Weimar and Eisenach with HRH Princess Elisabeth of Saxe-Weimar and Eisenach (right)HRH Prince Michael Benedikt Georg Jobst Carl Alexander Bernhard Claus Friedrich of Saxe-Weimar and Eisenach, Duke of Saxony, Count of Wettin
    (Born as: HRH Prince Michael Benedikt Georg Jobst Carl Alexander Bernhard Claus Friedrich of Saxe-Weimar and Eisenach, Duke of Saxony)
    * Bamberg, November 15th, 1946
    Heir Apparent, November 15th, 1946
    Head of the Grand-Ducal Family of Saxe-Weimar and Eisenach, October 14th, 1988

    Married:

    1. (civil) Hamburg-Eimsbüttel, June 9th and (religious) Linnep near Breitscheid, July 4th, 1970:
      Renate Henkel
      Heidelberg, September 17th, 1947
      (Divorced: Düsseldorf, March 9th, 1974)
    2. London, November 15th, 1980:
      Dagmar Hennings
      * Niederpöcking, June 24th, 1948

    HRH Princess Leonie of Saxe-Weimar and Eisenach with her fatherChild from the second marriage:

    1. HH Princess Leonie Mercedes Augusta Silva Elisabeth Margarethe of Saxe-Weimar and Eisenach, Duchess of Saxony
      * Frankfurt am Main, October 30th, 1986
  3. HH Princess Beatrice Maria Margareta Dorothea Felicitas Virginie of Saxe-Weimar and Eisenach, Duchess of Saxony
    * Bamberg, March 11th, 1948

    Married:

    London, December 9th, 1977:
    Martin Charles Davidson
    * London, September 23rd, 1940

    Child:

    1. Bettina Maude Elisabeth Anna Amalia von Sachsen-Weimar-Eisenach
      * London, March 11th, 1979

HH Prince Bernhard Friedrich Viktor Rupprecht Adalbert Ernst Ludwig Hermann Heinrich of Saxe-Weimar and Eisenach, Duke of Saxony
* Weimar, March 3rd, 1917
† Wiesbaden, March 23rd, 1986
Heir Pressumptive, April 24th, 1923 - November 15th, 1946

Married:

Heinrichau, March 12th, 1943:
HSH Princess Felicitas Sophie Katharine Margarethe Hermine Irene zu Salm-Horstmar, Wild- und Rheingräfin
* Potsdam, March 31st, 1920
(Divorced: Munich, September 24th, 1956)

Children from this marriage:

  1. HH Princess Katharina-Feodora Adelheid Sabine Sophie Felicitas Sieglinde of Saxe-Weimar and Eisenach, Duchess of Saxony
  2. HH Prince Alexander Georg Emich Ernst Heinrich Ralph of Saxe-Weimar and Eisenach, Duke of Saxony
    * Jagdschloß Zillbach, April 12th, 1945
    † Meiningen, June 7th, 1945
  3. HH Prince Wilhelm Ernst Emich Georg Rudolf of Saxe-Weimar and Eisenach, Duke of Saxony
    * Höxter, August 10th, 1946
    Heir Pressumptive, October 14th, 1988

    Married:

    (civil) Munich, May 30th and (religious) Munich, June 1st, 1973:
    Éva Katalin Kovarcz de Kovarczfalva
    * Obervellach, November 10th, 1945
    (Divorced: 1985)

    Children from this marriage:

    1. HH Princess Désirée Elisabeth Katharina Felicitas Sophie of Saxe-Weimar and Eisenach, Duchess of Saxony
      * Munich, July 19th, 1974

      Married:

      (civil) Pleinfeld, July 6th and (religious) Sankt Georg Kirche, Ellingen, July 8th, 2000:
      Faustus Florian Graf von und zu Hoensbroech
      * Schloß Kellenberg near Jülich, March 1st, 1969

    2. HH Prince Georg-Constantin Friedrich Eilhelm Johannes of Saxe-Weimar and Eisenach, Duke of Saxony
      * Munich, April 13th, 1977

HH Prince Georg Wilhelm Albert Bernhard of Saxe-Weimar and Eisenach, Duke of Saxony
(Since January 22nd, 1953:) Jörg Brena
* Heinrichau, November 24th, 1921
Renounced his right of succession and took the name Jörg Brena, Südbaden, January 22nd, 1953

Married:

(civil) Freiburg im Breisgau, February 5th and (religious) Calascino near Brissago, March 8th, 1953:
Gisela Jänisch
* Hamburg, May 5th, 1930
† Freiburg im Breisgau, July 26th, 1989

Children from this marriage:

  1. Luise Ariane Brena
    * Freiburg im Breisgau, January 17th, 1954
  2. Adelheid Cornelie Brena
    * Freiburg im Breisgau, June 22nd, 1955

    Married:

    1. Freiburg im Breisgau, December 14th, 1976:
      Thomas August Landsberg
      * Göttingen, May 17th, 1945
      (Divorced)
    2. Freiburg im Breisgau, April 19th, 1984:
      Dietmar Berron
      (Assumed the surname Berron-Brena)
      * Stuttgart, March 6th, 1956

    Children from the first marriage:

    1. Friedemann Landsberg
      * Freiburg im Breisgau, July 17th, 1977
    2. Kaija Landsberg
      * Freiburg im Breisgau, December 12th, 1978

    Children from the second marriage:

    1. Nicholas Fabien Brena
      * February 6th, 1982
    2. Leonard Raphael Brena
      * November 9th, 1986
  3. Isabel Magdalena Brena
    * Freiburg im Breisgau, October 14th, 1959

HSH Princess Marie Luise Friederike Viktoria Wilhelmina Renata Charlotte Reuß zu Köstritz ("Marlisa")
* Cassel, January 9th, 1915
† Munich, June 17th, 1985

Married:

  1. (civil) Berlin-Charlottenburg, June 5th and (religious) Berlin-Charlottenburg, June 7th, 1941:
    Eric Theisen
    * Kastellaun, June 7th, 1905
    † Berlin, May 7th, 1954
    (Divorced: Berlin, September 28th, 1946)
  2. (civil) Berlin-Charlottenburg, March 23rd and (religious) Berlin-Charlottenburg, March 27th, 1954:
    Alexander Bodey
    * Fürstenwalde an der Spree, December 28th, 1920
    (Divorced: Mannheim, January 13th, 1956)

Child from the first marriage:

  1. Viktoria Sibylle Theisen
    * Berlin-Charlottenburg, December 31st, 1942

    Married:

    Munich, September 22nd, 1969:
    Wolfgang Schäfer
    * Hamburg, August 5th, 1942

    Children from this marriage:

    1. Annika-Katharina Schäfer
      * Munich, February 5th, 1974
    2. Moritz-Fabian Schäfer
      * Munich, December 29th, 1976
    3. Marie-Caroline Schäfer
      * Munich, January 17th, 1979

HSH Prince Heinrich I Reuß zu Köstritz ("Harry")
* Krietern, October 8th, 1910
† Büdingen, March 10th, 1982

Married:

Bad Doberan, September 15th, 1939:
HH Duchess Woizlawa-Feodora Elise Marie Elisabeth von Mecklenburg, Fürstin der Wenden, zu Schwerin und Ratzeburg, Gräfin zu Schwerin, Frau der länder Rostock und Stargard, usw., usw.
* Rostock, December 17th, 1918

Children from this marriage:

  1. HSH Princess Feodora Elisabeth Sophie Reuß zu Köstritz
    * Gera, February 5th, 1942

    Married:

    (civil) Schlitz, August 28th and (religious) Herrnhaag, September 10th, 1967:
    H Ill H Count Gisbert zu Stolberg-Wernigerode
    * Radenz, May 2nd, 1942

    Children from this marriage:

    1. H Ill H Count Constantin Hermann Heinrich zu Stolberg-Wernigerode
      * Frankfurt am Main, May 6th, 1969
    2. H Ill H Count Friedrich Christian Heinrich zu Stolberg-Wernigerode
      * Frankfurt am Main, June 5th, 1972
  2. HSH Prince Heinrich VIII Reuß zu Köstritz
    * Gera, August 30th, 1944

    Married:

    (civil) Schwarzenbek, June 14th and (religious) Kirche, Basthorst, June 16th, 1973:
    Dorit Freiin von Ruffin
    * Hamburg, January 8th, 1948

    Children from this marriage:

    1. HSH Prince Heinrich XX Reuß zu Köstritz
      * Hamburg, November 24th, 1975
    2. HSH Prince Heinrich XXIII Reuß zu Köstritz
      * Hamburg, March 1st, 1979
  3. HSH Prince Heinrich IX Reuß zu Köstritz
    * Büdingen, June 30th, 1947

    Married:

    (civil) Rimsting am Chiemsee, October 5th and (religious) Rimsting am Chiemsee, October 6th, 1984:
    Amelie Freiin Besserer von Thalfingen
    * Munich-Pasing, February 20th, 1959

    Children from this marriage:

    1. HSH Princess Johanna Woizlawa Maria Anna Gaudete Reuß zu Köstritz
      * Frankfurt am Main, December 15th, 1985
    2. HSH Prince Heinrich XXVI Reuß zu Köstritz
      * Frankfurt am Main, November 30th, 1988
  4. HSH Prince Heinrich X Reuß zu Köstritz
    * Büdingen, July 28th, 1948

    Married:

    1. (civil) Büdingen, September 11th and (religious) Herrnhaag, September 11th, 1976:
      Elisabeth Barones Åkerhielm af Margrethelund
      * Stockholm, April 7th, 1946
      (Divorced: Frankfurt am Main, April 20th, 1990)
    2. (civil) Wiesbaden, May 7th and (religious) Wiesbaden, May 11th, 1991:
      Antoinette Gräfin von Arnim
      * Hebenshausen, August 15th, 1949

    Children from the first marriage:

    1. HSH Princess Benigna Cecilia Anastasia Elisabeth Sophie Reuß zu Köstritz
      * Frankfurt am Main, December 29th, 1980
    2. HSH Prince Heinrich XXIV Reuß zu Köstritz
      * Frankfurt am Main, May 23rd, 1984
  5. HSH Prince Heinrich XIII Reuß zu Köstritz
    * Büdingen, December 4th, 1951

    Married:

    (civil) Frankfurt am Main, August 1st, 1989:
    Susan Doukht Jaladi
    * ...

    From this marriage children are born, however no information is known about them.

  6. HSH Prince Heinrich XV Reuß zu Köstritz
    * Büdingen, October 9th, 1956

HSH Princess Felizitas Anna Eleonore Cecilie Reuß zu Köstritz
* Öls, July 5th, 1914
† Giessen, June 25th, 1989

Married:

Stonsdorf, September 3rd, 1935:
HSH Fürst Otto Friedrich Viktor Ferdinand Maximilian Gustav Richard Bogislav zu Ysenburg und Büdingen
* Halberstadt, September 16th, 1904
† Büdingen, September 25th, 1990
Fürst zu Ysenburg und Büdingen, May 15th, 1941

HSH Fürst Wolfgang-Ernst zu Ysenburg und Büdingen and HSH Fürstin Leonille zu Ysenburg und Büdingen née Princess zu Sayn-Wittgenstein-BerleburgChildren from this marriage:

  1. HSH Fürst Wolfgang-Ernst Ferdinand Heinrich Franz Karl Georg Wilhelm zu Ysenburg und Büdingen
    (Born as: HSH Prince Wolfgang-Ernst Ferdinand Heinrich Franz Karl Georg Wilhelm zu Ysenburg und Büdingen in Wächtersbach)
    (Since May 15th, 1941:) HSH Hereditary Prince Wolfgang-Ernst Ferdinand Heinrich Franz Karl Georg Wilhelm zu Ysenburg und Büdingen
    * Frankfurt am Main, June 20th, 1936
    Hereditary Prince zu Ysenburg und Büdingen, May 15th, 1941
    Fürst zu Ysenburg und Büdingen, September 25th, 1990

    Married:

    (civil) Haubenmühle, January 27th and (religious) Rodheim vor der Höhe, January 28th, 1967:
    HSH Princess Leonille Elisabeth Victoria Barbara Margarete zu Sayn-Wittgenstein-Berleburg
    * Hamburg, July 6th, 1941

    Children from this marriage:

    1. HSH Hereditary Prince Casimir-Alexander Lucian Friedrich Peter Franz Ferdinand Benedikt Wittekind zu Ysenburg und Büdingen
      (Born as: HSH Prince Casimir-Alexander Lucian Friedrich Peter Franz Ferdinand Benedikt Wittekind zu Ysenburg und Büdingen in Wächtersbach)
      * Frankfurt am Main, December 30th, 1967
      Hereditary Prince zu Ysenburg und Büdingen, September 25th, 1990
    2. HSH Prince Ferdinand-Maximilian zu Ysenburg und Büdingen in Wächtersbach and Sophie De BoisHSH Prince Ferdinand-Maximilian Philipp Heinrich Richard Tom zu Ysenburg und Büdingen in Wächtersbach
      * Frankfurt am Main, July 28th, 1969

      Married:

      Pessoux near Château de Jannée, August 30th, 2003:
      Sophie De Bois
      * ...

    3. HSH Princess Felizitas-Magdalena Anita Ida Elisabeth zu Ysenburg und Büdingen in Wächtersbach
      * Basel, February 22nd, 1980
  2. HRH Princess Alexandra of Hanover née Princess zu Ysenburg und Büdingen in WächtersbachHSH Princess Alexandra Sophie Cecilie Anna Maria Friederike Benigna Dorothea zu Ysenburg und Büdingen in Wächtersbach
    * Frankfurt am Main, October 23rd, 1937

    Married:

    (civil) Büdingen, September 20th and (religious) Marienkirche, Büdingen, September 21st, 1960:
    HRH Prince
    Welf-Heinrich Ernst August Georg Christian Berthold Friedrich Wilhelm Louis Ferdinand of Hanover, Duke of Brunswick and Lüneburg, Prince of Great Britain and Ireland ("Welfi")
    * Gmünden am Traunsee, March 11th, 1923
    † Frankfurt am Main, July 12th, 1997

  3. HSH Prince Ferdinand-Heinrich Karl August Hermann Gotthard zu Ysenburg und Büdingen in Wächtersbach
    * Frankfurt am Main, October 19th, 1940
    † Büdingen, March 8th, 1989

    Married:

    (civil) Glücksburg, January 2nd and (religious) Glücksburg, January 5th, 1975:
    HH Princess
    Elisabeth Marie Alexandra zu Schleswig-Holstein
    * Schleswig, September 10th, 1945

    Children from this marriage:

    1. HSH Prince Johann-Georg Gerd Max Alexander Sylvester Gisbert zu Ysenburg und Büdingen in Wächtersbach ("Hans")
      * Frankfurt am Main, July 8th, 1976
    2. HSH Prince Ludwig-Ferdinand Wittekind Heinrich Friedrich-August Joachim zu Ysenburg und Büdingen in Wächtersbach
      * Frankfurt am Main, February 6th, 1979
  4. HSH Prince Christian-Albrecht Franz Nikolaus Heinrich Wolfgang zu Ysenburg und Büdingen in Wächtersbach
    * Frankfurt am Main, January 3rd, 1943

    Married:

    Büdingen, February 18th, 1966:
    Monika Freiin von Pleßen
    * Rome, January 29th, 1940

    Children from this marriage:

    1. HSH Princess Margita Octavia Alexandra Silvia Felizitas Irmgard Madeleine zu Ysenburg und Büdingen in Wächtersbach
      * Frankfurt am Main, November 7th, 1966
    2. HSH Prince Johann Albrecht Philipp Alexander Stefan Axel Wittekind Leonille zu Ysenburg und Büdingen in Wächtersbach
      * Frankfurt am Main, July 10th, 1968

      Married:

      (civil) Büdingen, September 5th and (religious) Büdingen, September 6th, 1997:
      Alexandra Pohle
      * Heidelberg, August 14th, 1967

    3. HSH Princess Donata Elisabeth Verena Franziska zu Ysenburg und Büdingen in Wächtersbach
      * Basel, February 22nd, 1970
  5. HSH Prince Johann-Ernst Friedrich Karl Diether Franz Alexander Heinrich Sylvester zu Ysenburg und Büdingen in Wächtersbach
    * Gelnhausen, December 31st, 1949

    Married:

    Ebenthal, June 3rd, 1983:
    Hemma-Christiane Gräfin von Goëß
    * Ebenthal, March 12th, 1957

    Children from this marriage:

    1. HSH Prince Friedrich-Leopold Christian Ulrich Pierot zu Ysenburg und Büdingen in Wächtersbach
      * Frankfurt am Main, November 6th, 1983
    2. HSH Princess Dorothea Cecilie Henriette zu Ysenburg und Büdingen in Wächtersbach
      * Frankfurt am Main, May 23rd, 1986

HSH Prince Heinrich III Reuß zu Köstritz
* Breslau (today: Wroclaw), July 27th, 1919
† Vienna, June 7th, 1993

Married:

  1. Frohnleiten, March 13th, 1944:
    Franziska Maria Freiin Mayr von Melnhof
    * Vienna, December 12th, 1919
    † Munich, April 11th, 1964
    (Divorced: Leoben, May 13th, 1955)
  2. Utrecht, September 5th, 1964:
    H Ill H Countess Odylia zu Castell-Castell
    * Arnhem, October 26th, 1939

Children from the first marriage:

  1. HSH Princess Antoinette Maria Anna Magdalena Cecilie Georgine Reuß zu Köstritz
    * Feldkirch, January 11th, 1945

    Married:

    1. Kitzbühel, May 21st, 1976:
      Otto Vogl
      * Halle, March 22nd, 1932
      (Divorced: 1984)
    2. New York City, New York, November 1984:
      Peter Michael de Scheel
      * Hellerup near Copenhagen, January 9th, 1946

    Child from the second marriage:

    1. Alexandra de Scheel
      * New York City, New York, March 30th, 1985
  2. HSH Princess Felizitas Maria Gertrud Katharina Reuß zu Köstritz
    * Mauritzen, October 26th, 1946

    Married:

    1. (civil) Rabertshausen, July 1st and (religious) Graz, July 9th, 1967:
      HSH Prince Christian Peter August Richard Udo Maria Casimir zu Sayn-Wittgenstein-Berleburg
      * Hamburg, February 5th, 1940
      (Divorced: Munich, June 3rd, 1974)
    2. Munich, October 25th, 1974:
      H Ill H Count Franz Clemens Karl Alexander Hubertus von Schönborn-Wiesentheid
      * Breslau (today: Wroclaw), October 3rd, 1939
      (Divorced: March 10th, 1992)

    Children from the first marriage:

    1. HSH Prince Carl-Constantin Heinrich Egbert Franz Welf Casimir zu Sayn-Wittgenstein-Berleburg
      * Düsseldorf, June 2nd, 1968
    2. HSH Prince Johann-Philipp Friedrich Benedikt Heinrich Franz Richard zu Sayn-Wittgenstein-Berleburg
      * Munich, November 10th, 1970

    Child from the second marriage:

    1. H Ill H Count Gregor Franz Friedrich Karl Teilhard von Schönborn-Wiesentheid
      * Geneva, April 18th, 1977
  3. HSH Prince Heinrich XII Reuß zu Köstritz
    * Mautern, October 13th, 1950

    Married:

    1. (civil) Mautern, May 30th and (religious) Bad Aussee, June 3rd, 1973:
      Henriette Gräfin von Meran
      * Pöchlarn, March 3rd, 1951
      (Divorced: Leoben, September 1980)
    2. (civil) Saalfelden and (religious) Wald am Schoberpaß, September 26th, 1983:
      Henriette Paula Ignatia Maria Gräfin von Seilern und Aspang
      * Vienna, January 9th, 1961

    Children from the first marriage:

    1. HSH Princess Anna Franziska Irina Reuß zu Köstritz
      * Munich, January 20th, 1975
    2. HSH Prince Heinrich XXI Reuß zu Köstritz
      * Leoben, July 27th, 1976
    3. HSH Princess Maximiliana Maria Paula Reuß zu Köstritz
      * Leoben, July 31st, 1977

    Children from the second marriage:

    1. HSH Prince Heinrich XXV Reuß zu Köstritz
      * Leoben, October 7th, 1984
    2. HSH Princess Maria Concetta Sieglinde Alexandra Marina Reuß zu Köstritz
      * Leoben, December 15th, 1988
    3. HSH Princess Viktoria Reuß zu Köstritz
      * ...

Child from the second marriage:

  1. HSH Prince Heinrich XVII Reuß zu Köstritz
    * Salzburg, November 9th, 1968
    Heer van Beverweerd

    Married:

    Vienna, September 22nd, 2001:
    Letizia Hoffmann
    * Geneva, August 31st, 1969


HSH Prince Heinrich V Reuß zu Köstritz
* Erpen, May 26th, 1921
† Hamburg, October 28th, 1980

Married:

(morganatic) Hamburg-Blankensee, June 22nd, 1961:
Ingrid Dora Jobst
* Hamburg, March 9th, 1936
† Hamburg, February 15th, 1991

Children from this marriage:

  1. Marie Alexandra Luise Hermine Dora Helene Prinzessin Reuß
    * Hamburg, September 1st, 1963

    Married:

    (civil) Erbach, July 11th and (religious) Erbach, July 13th, 1985:
    H Ill H Hereditary Count Franz Eberhard Wittekind Botho Heinrich Nikolaus Georg Wilhelm zu Erbach-Erbach
    * Erbach, June 2nd, 1958

    Children from this marriage:

    1. H Ill H Countess Felicitas Alexandra Magita Elena zu Erbach-Erbach
      * Erbach, June 27th, 1987
    2. H Ill H Count Franz Georg-Albrecht Wittekind Karl-Emich Raimund Kraft Carl zu Erbach-Erbach
      * Erbach, June 6th, 1989
    3. H Ill H Count Franz Konrad Ludwig Heinrich Gustav zu Erbach-Erbach
      * Erbach, December 12th, 1991
  2. Heinrich Ico Prinz Reuß
    * Hamburg, October 18th, 1964
  3. Caroline Marie Adelheid Freia Gabriele Elisabeth Prinzessin Reuß
    * Hamburg, December 30th, 1968

HH Princess Katharina-Feodora Adelheid Sabine Sophie Felicitas Sieglinde of Saxe-Weimar and Eisenach, Duchess of Saxony
* Breslau (today: Wroclaw), November 30th, 1943

Married:

(civil) Hechingen, May 25th and (religious) Schloß Hohenzollern, Hechingen, May 25th, 1968:
HSH Prince Emanuel Joseph Maria Wilhelm Ferdinand Burkhard von Hohenzollern
* Munich, February 23rd, 1929
† Hechingen, February 8th, 1999
(Divorced: Hechingen, July 1st, 1985)

Children from this marriage:

  1. HSH Princess Eugenia Maria Margarete Adelheid Felicitas Luise Henriette von Hohenzollern
    * Hechingen, March 13th, 1969

    Married:

    November 15th, 1991:
    Alexander Sautter
    * ...

    Child from this marriage:

    1. Angelina Sabrina Amanda von Hohenzollern
      * June 26th, 1988
      (Born out of wedlock)
  2. HSH Prince Carl Alexander von HohenzollernHSH Prince Carl Alexander Franz Joseph Wilhelm Ernst Meinrad von Hohenzollern
    * Hechingen, October 26th, 1970

    Married:

    1. Gebrazhofen, April 19th, 1991:
      Angela Stölzle
      * ca 1940
      (Divorced: June 1997)
    2. Azlet N.2002:
      Azlet N.
      * ...
      (Annulled after six weeks)

Footnotes:

  1. With special thanks to Hein Bruins, Brigitte Gastel Lloyd, Netty Leistra and Paul Theroff.

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