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Friedrich, Prince of Waldeck and Pyrmont

Friedrich, Prince of Waldeck and Pyrmont

German prince
The basics
About
A.K.A. Friedrich, Friedrich Adolf Hermann
Gender male
Birth January 20, 1865 (Bad Arolsen, Waldeck-Frankenberg, Kassel Government Region, Hesse)
Death May 26, 1946 (Bad Arolsen, Waldeck-Frankenberg, Kassel Government Region, Hesse)
Family
Mother: Princess Helena of Nassau
Father: George VictorPrince of Waldeck and Pyrmont
Siblings: Princess Elisabeth of Waldeck and PyrmontEmma of Waldeck and PyrmontPrincess Helena of Waldeck and PyrmontPrincess Marie of Waldeck and PyrmontPrincess Pauline of Waldeck and Pyrmont
Spouse: Princess Bathildis of Schaumburg-Lippe
Children: JosiasHereditary Prince of Waldeck and PyrmontPrincess Helena of Waldeck and PyrmontMaximilian of Waldeck and Pyrmont
The details
Biography

Friedrich, Prince of Waldeck and Pyrmont (Friedrich Adolf Hermann Prinz zu Waldeck und Pyrmont; 20 January 1865 – 26 May 1946) was the last reigning Prince of Waldeck and Pyrmont from 12 May 1893 to 13 November 1918.

Family

He was the son of George Victor, Prince of Waldeck and Pyrmont and Princess Helena of Nassau. He was a brother of the Dutch Queen consort Emma and Princess Helena, Duchess of Albany.

His maternal grandparents were William, Duke of Nassau and his second wife Princess Pauline of Württemberg. Pauline was a daughter of Prince Paul of Württemberg and his wife Charlotte of Saxe-Hildburghausen.

Paul was a son of Frederick I of Württemberg and his wife Duchess Augusta of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel. Augusta was the eldest daughter of Karl Wilhelm Ferdinand, Duke of Brunswick-Lüneburg and Princess Augusta of Great Britain, elder sister of George III of the United Kingdom.

Marriage and children

He married Princess Bathildis of Schaumburg-Lippe, daughter of Prince William of Schaumburg-Lippe and Princess Bathildis of Anhalt-Dessau, in Náchod on 9 August 1895. They had three sons and one daughter:

  • Josias, Hereditary Prince of Waldeck and Pyrmont (b. 13 May 1896, d. 30 November 1967)
  • Prince Maximilian William Gustav Herman of Waldeck and Pyrmont (b. 13 September 1898, d. 23 February 1981)
  • Princess Helena of Waldeck and Pyrmont (b. 22 December 1899, d. 18 February 1948)
  • Prince Georg Wilhelm Karl Victor of Waldeck and Pyrmont (b. 10 March 1902, d. 14 November 1971)

Honours

  • Kingdom of Romania Romania: Extra Royal Knight Grand Cross of the Order of the Crown

Ancestry

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
16. Karl August, Prince of Waldeck and Pyrmont
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
8. George I, Prince of Waldeck and Pyrmont
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
17. Countess Palatine Christiane of Zweibrücken-Birkenfeld
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
4. George II, Prince of Waldeck and Pyrmont
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
18. August II, Prince of Schwarzburg-Sondershausen
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
9. Princess Auguste of Schwarzburg-Sondershausen
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
19. Princess Christine of Anhalt-Bernburg
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
2. George Victor, Prince of Waldeck and Pyrmont
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
20. Karl Louis, Prince of Anhalt-Bernburg-Schaumburg-Hoym
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
10. Victor II, Prince of Anhalt-Bernburg-Schaumburg-Hoym
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
21. Princess Eleonore of Solms-Braunfels
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
5. Princess Emma of Anhalt-Bernburg-Schaumburg-Hoym
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
22. Charles Christian, Prince of Nassau-Weilburg
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
11. Princess Amelia of Nassau-Weilburg
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
23. Princess Carolina of Orange-Nassau
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
1. Friedrich, Prince of Waldeck and Pyrmont
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
24. Charles Christian, Prince of Nassau-Weilburg
(= 22)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
12. Frederick William, Prince of Nassau-Weilburg
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
25. Princess Carolina of Orange-Nassau (= 23)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
6. William, Duke of Nassau
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
26. Burgrave William George of Kirchberg, Count of Hachenburg
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
12. Burgravine Louise Isabelle of Kirchberg
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
27. Princess Isabella Auguste Reuss of Greiz
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
3. Princess Helena of Nassau
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
28. Frederick of Württemberg
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
14. Prince Paul of Württemberg
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
29. Duchess Augusta of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
7. Princess Pauline of Württemberg
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
30. Frederick, Duke of Saxe-Altenburg
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
15. Princess Charlotte of Saxe-Hildburghausen
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
31. Duchess Charlotte Georgine of Mecklenburg-Strelitz
 
 
 
 
 
 
Friedrich, Prince of Waldeck and Pyrmont
House of Waldeck and Pyrmont
Cadet branch of the House of Waldeck
Born: 20 January 1865 Died: 26 May 1946
Regnal titles
Preceded by
Prince Georg Victor
Prince of Waldeck and Pyrmont
12 May 1893 – 13 November 1918
Vacant
Monarchy abolished
Titles in pretence
Loss of title
Republic declared
— TITULAR —
Prince of Waldeck and Pyrmont
13 November 1918 – 26 May 1946
Succeeded by
Hereditary Prince Josias

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