Heads of the Ruling Families of the German Empire & their Wives and Heirs Apparent

Kingdoms
Head or HeirBornInherited ClaimWifeBornMarried (rel.)
HRH Prince Georg Friedrich of PRUSSIA 10 Jun 1976 25 Sep 1994HSH Princess Sophie of Isenburg7 Mar 197827 Aug 2011
HRH Prince Carl Friedrich of Prussia20 Jan 2013
HRH Franz, Duke of BAVARIA14 Jul 19338 Jul 1996
HRH Prince Alexander of SAXONY, Margrave of Meissen (?)12 Feb 195423 Jul 2012
(disputed)
HRH Princess Gisela of Bavaria 10 Sep 1964 29 Aug 1987
HRH Prince Georg-Philipp of Saxony24 May 1988
HRH Prince Ruediger of SAXONY, Margrave of Meissen (?)23 Dec 19536 Oct 2012
(disputed)
HRH Prince Daniel of Saxony23 Jun 1975Sandra Scherer197730 Jul 2011
HRH Carl, Duke of WüRTTEMBERG1 Aug 193615 Apr 1975HRH Princess Diane d'Orléans24 Mar 194021 Jul 1960
HRH Duke Friedrich of Württemberg1 Jun 1961HSH Princess Marie of Wied27 Dec 197313 Nov 1993
HRH Duke Wilhelm of Württemberg13 Aug 1994

Grand Duchies
HRH Maximilian, Margrave of BADEN3 Jul 193327 Oct 1963HIRH Archduchess Valerie of Austria23 May 194130 Sep 1966
HGDH Bernhard, Hereditary Prince of Baden27 May 1970Stephanie Kaul27 Jun 196622 Jun 2001
HGDH Prince Leopold of Baden18 May 2002
HRH Heinrich Donatus, Landgrave of HESSE17 Oct 196623 May 2013Countess Floria von Faber-Castell14 Oct 197417 May 2003
HH Prince Moritz, Hereditary Prince of Hesse26 Mar 2007
HH Georg-Borwin, Duke of MECKLENBURG10 Jun 195626 Jan 1996Alice Wagner2 Aug 195919 Jul 1986
HH Duke Alexander of Mecklenburg17 Jul 1991
HRH Christian, Duke of OLDENBURG1 Feb 195520 Sep 2014Countess Caroline zu Rantzau10 Apr 196226 Sep 1987
HH Duke Alexander of Oldenburg17 Mar 1990
HRH Michael, Prince of SAXE-WEIMAR-EISENACH15 Nov 194614 Oct 1988Dagmar Hennings24 Jun 194815 Nov 1980

Duchies
HH Eduard, Duke of ANHALT3 Dec 194118 Feb 1947Corinna Krönlein19 Aug 19617 Jun 1986
HRH Ernst August, Prince of Hanover, Duke of BRUNSWICK & Lüneburg26 Feb 19549 Dec 1987(1) Chantal Hochuli2 Jun 195524 Aug 1981 (div. 1997)
(2) HSH Princess Caroline of Monaco23 Jan 195723 Jan 1999
HRH Prince Ernst August of Hanover19 Jul 1983
HH Andreas, Prince of SAXE-COBURG & GOTHA21 Mar 194324 Jan 1998Carin Dabelstein16 Jul 194618 Jun 1971
HH Prince Hubertus of Saxe-Coburg & Gotha16 Sep 1975
HH Friedrich-Konrad, Duke of SAXE-MEININGEN14 Apr 19524 Oct 1984

Principalities
HSH Armin, Prince of LIPPE18 Aug 192430 Dec 1949Traute Becker16 Feb 192529 Mar 1953
HSH Prince Stephan of Lippe24 May 1959Countess Maria zu Solms-Laubach12 Aug 196815 Oct 1994
HSH Prince Bernhard of Lippe9 Sep 1995
HSH Heinrich XIV, Prince REUSS14 Jul 195520 Jun 2012 Baroness Johanna Raitz von Frentz12 Sep 197130 Apr 1995
HSH Prince Heinrich XXIX Reuss2 Apr 1997
HSH Alexander, Prince of SCHAUMBURG-LIPPE25 Dec 195828 Aug 2003(1) HSH Princess Marie Louise of Sayn-Wittgenstein-Berleburg25 Sep 197229 Aug 1993 (div. 2002)
(2) Nadja Anna Zsoeks20 Feb 197528/30 Jun 2007
HSH Heinrich-Donatus, Hereditary Prince of Schaumburg-Lippe13 May 1994
HSH Friedrich Magnus, Prince of SCHWARZBURG18 Jan 19274 Nov 1984Gisela Parroll19571994
HSH Prince Michael of Schwarzburg10 Jan 1949
HSH Wittekind, Prince of WALDECK & PYRMONT9 Mar 193630 Nov 1967Countess Cäcilia von Goëss-Saurau23 Aug 195619 May 1988
HSH Carl-Anton, Hereditary Prince of Waldeck & Pyrmont31 Dec 1991

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