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Princess Pauline of Waldeck and Pyrmont

German princess
The basics
About
Date of birth Bad Arolsen
Date of death Jul 03, 1925
Family
Spouse: Alexis Prince of Bentheim and Steinfurt
Mother: Princess Helena of Nassau
Father: George Victor Prince of Waldeck and Pyrmont
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The details
Biography

Princess Pauline Emma Auguste Hermine of Waldeck and Pyrmont (German: Pauline Emma Auguste Hermine Prinzessin zu Waldeck und Pyrmont; 19 October 1855 – 3 July 1925) was a member of the House of Waldeck and Pyrmont and a Princess of Waldeck and Pyrmont. Through her marriage to Alexis, Prince of Bentheim and Steinfurt, Pauline was also a member of the Princely House of Bentheim and Steinfurt and Princess consort of Bentheim and Steinfurt from 28 September 1890 to 21 January 1919.

Early life

Pauline was born in Arolsen, Principality of Waldeck and Pyrmont on 19 October 1855 and was the second-eldest child and daughter of George Victor, Prince of Waldeck and Pyrmont and his first wife Princess Helena of Nassau. Pauline was an elder sister of Marie, Crown Princess of Württemberg, Emma, Queen of the Netherlands, Helena, Duchess of Albany, Friedrich, Prince of Waldeck and Pyrmont, and Elisabeth, Princess of Erbach-Schönberg.

Marriage and issue

Pauline married Alexis, Hereditary Prince of Bentheim and Steinfurt, fourth child and eldest son of Ludwig Wilhelm, Prince of Bentheim and Steinfurt and his wife Landgravine Bertha of Hesse-Philippsthal-Barchfeld, on 7 May 1881 in Arolsen, Principality of Waldeck and Pyrmont. Pauline and Alexis had eight children:

  • Prince Eberwyn of Bentheim and Steinfurt (10 April 1882 – 31 July 1949)
∞ 1906–1914 Pauline Langenfeld (1884–1970)
∞ 1918–1919 Ellen Bischoff-Korthaus (1894–1936)
∞ 1920 Anne-Louise Husser (1891–1951)
  • Viktor Adolf, Prince of Bentheim and Steinfurt (18 July 1883 – 4 June 1961)
∞ 1920 Princess Stephanie of Schaumburg-Lippe (1899–1925)
∞ 1931 Princess Rosa Helene of Solms-Hohensolms-Lich (1901–1963)
  • Prince Karl Georg of Bentheim and Steinfurt (10 December 1884 – 14 February 1951)
∞ 1914 Princess Margarete of Schönaich-Carolath (1888–1980)
  • Princess Elisabeth of Bentheim and Steinfurt (12 July 1886 – 8 May 1959)
  • Princess Viktoria of Bentheim and Steinfurt (18 August 1887 – 30 January 1961)
  • Princess Emma of Bentheim and Steinfurt (19 February 1889 – 25 April 1905)
  • Prince Alexis Rainer of Bentheim and Steinfurt (16 December 1891 – 30 June 1923)
  • Prince Friedrich of Bentheim and Steinfurt (27 May 1894 – 17 May 1981)
∞ 1934 Louise von Gülich (1893-1949)
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Titles, styles, honours and arms

Titles and styles

  • 19 October 1855 – 7 May 1881: Her Serene Highness Princess Pauline of Waldeck and Pyrmont
  • 7 May 1881 – 28 September 1890: Her Serene Highness The Hereditary Princess of Bentheim and Steinfurt, Princess of Waldeck and Pyrmont
  • 28 September 1890 – 21 January 1919: Her Serene Highness The Princess of Bentheim and Steinfurt, Princess of Waldeck and Pyrmont
  • 21 January 1919 – 3 July 1925: Her Serene Highness The Dowager Princess of Bentheim and Steinfurt, Princess of Waldeck and Pyrmont

Ancestry

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