Monarchs, Consorts, and Heirs of the German Empire, 1871

StateRulerBornAccededConsort (born)Heir (born)

Duchy of Anhalt

Duke Leopold IV
1 Oct 17949 Aug 1817
(Anhalt-
Dessau)

30 Aug 1863
(Anhalt)


Her. Duke Friedrich (1831)


Duchy of Brunswick

Duke Wilhelm
25 Apr 18069 Sept 1830

Principality of
Schwarzburg-Sondershausen

Prince Günther Friedrich
Carl II
24 Sept 180119 Aug 1835Princess Carolina (1809)Her. Prince Karl Günther
(1830)

Grand Duchy of
Mecklenburg-Schwerin


Grand Duke
Friedrich Franz II
28 Feb 18237 Mar 1842
Grand Duchess Marie (1850)
Her. Grand Duke
Friedrich Franz (1851)

Duchy of Saxe-Coburg
and Gotha

Duke Ernst II
21 Jun 181829 Jan 1844
Duchess Alexandrine (1820)

Prince Alfred of the
United Kingdom,
Duke of Edinburgh (1844)

Principality of
Waldeck and Pyrmont

Prince Georg Victor
14 Jan 183115 May 1845
Princess Helena (1831)
Her. Prince Friedrich (1865)

Grand Duchy of Hesse

Grand Duke Ludwig III
9 Jun 18065 Mar 1848
Prince Karl (1809)

Principality of Lippe

Prince Leopold III
1 Sept 18211 Jan 1851Princess Elisabeth (1833)Prince Woldemar (1824)

Grand Duchy of Oldenburg

Grand Duke Peter II
8 Jul 182727 Feb 1853
Grand Duchess Elisabeth
(1826)
Her. Grand Duke
Friedrich August (1852)

Grand Duchy of
Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach

Grand Duke Carl Alexander
24 Jun 18188 Jul 1853
Grand Duchess Sophie (1824)
Her. Grand Duke
Karl August (1844)

Duchy of Saxe-Altenburg

Duke Ernst I
16 Sept 18263 Aug 1853
Duchess Agnes (1824)
Prince Moritz (1829)

Kingdom of Saxony

King Johann I
12 Dec 18019 Aug 1854
Queen Amalie Auguste (1801)

Crown Prince Albert (1828)

Grand Duchy of Baden

Grand Duke Friedrich I
9 Sept 182623 Jan 1858
Grand Duchess Luise (1838)
Her. Grand Duke Friedrich
(1857)

Principality of Reuss-Greiz
Prince Heinrich XXII28 Mar 18468 Nov 1859

Grand Duchy of
Mecklenburg-Strelitz

Grand Duke
Friedrich Wilhelm
17 Oct 18196 Sept 1860
Grand Duchess Augusta
(1822)
Her. Grand Duke
Adolf Friedrich (1848)

Principality of
Schaumburg-Lippe

Prince Adolf I
1 Aug 181721 Nov 1860Princess Hermine (1827)Her. Prince Georg (1846)

Kingdom of Prussia
German Empire

Emperor Wilhelm I
22 Mar 17972 Jan 1861
(Prussia)

18 Jan 1871
(Germany)


Empress Auguste (1811)

Crown Prince Friedrich (1831)

Kingdom of Bavaria

King Ludwig II
25 Aug 184510 Mar 1864
Prince Otto (1848)

Kingdom of Württemberg

King Karl I
6 Mar 182325 Jun 1864
Queen Olga (1822)

Prince Friedrich (1808)

Duchy of Saxe-Meiningen

Duke Georg II
2 Apr 182620 Sept 1866
Duchess Feodora (1839)
Her. Duke Bernhard (1851)

Principality of Reuss-Gera
Prince Heinrich XIV28 May 183211 Jul 1867
Princess Agnes (1835)
Her. Prince Heinrich XXVII
(1858)

Principality of
Schwarzburg-Rudolstadt

Prince Georg Albert
23 Nov 183826 Nov 1869Prince Adolf (1801)

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