Genealogy of the Ducal Family of Nassau

Genealogy of the Ducal Family of Nassau1

HSH Princess Marie and her descendants


HH Fürstin Marie zu Wied née Princess of NassauHDSH Princess Marie Wilhelmine Friederike Elisabeth of Nassau
(Since August 22nd, 1844:) HH Princess Marie Wilhelmine Friederike Elisabeth of Nassau
* Schloß Biebrich near Wiesbaden, January 29th, 1825
† Segenhaus, March 24th, 1902

Married:

HSH Fürst Hermann zu WiedSchloß Biebrich near Wiesbaden, June 20th, 1842:
HSH Fürst Wilhelm Hermann Karl zu Wied, Graf zu Isenburg
* Neuwied, May 22nd, 1814
† Neuwied, March 5th, 1864
4th Fürst zu Wied. Member of the House of Lords of Prussia.
Lieutenant-General of the Army of Prussia. Colonel of the 3rd Regiment Landwehr in the Rhine Province.

HM Queen Elisabeth of Romania née Princess zu WiedChildren from this marriage:

  1. HSH Elisabeth Princess zu Wied
    * Neuwied, December 29th, 1843
    † Curtea de Arges, March 3rd, 1916
    (Also known as the writer Carmen Sylva)

    HM King Carol I of RomaniaMarried:

    Neuwied, November 15th, 1869:
    HM King
    Carol I of Romania, Prince of Hohenzollern
    (Born as: HSH Prince Karl Eitel Friedrich Zephyrinus Ludwig of Hohenzollern-Sigmaringen)
    (Since April 20th, 1866:) HSH Prince Carol I of Romania, Prince of Hohenzollern-Sigmaringen
    (Since September 3rd, 1869:) HSH Prince Carol I of Romania, Prince of Hohenzollern
    * Sigmaringen, April 20th, 1839
    † Pelesch Castle, Sinaia, October 10th, 1914.
    Prince of Romania (elected: April 20th, 1866). King of Romania (proclaimed: March 26th, 1881).

  2. HSH Fürst Wilhelm Adolph Maximilian Carl zu Wied, Graf zu Isenburg
  3. HSH Prince Otto zu WiedHSH Prince Otto zu Wied
    * November 22nd, 1850
    † Neuwied, Fabruary 18th, 1862

HSH Fürst Wilhelm zu WiedHSH Fürst Wilhelm Adolph Maximilian Carl zu Wied, Graf zu Isenburg
(Born as: HSH Prince Wilhelm Adolph Maximilian Carl zu Wied)
* Neuwied, August 22nd, 1845
† Schloß Monrepos, Amt Heddesdorf near Neuwied, October 22nd, 1907
5th Fürst zu Wied, March 5th, 1864. Member of the House of Lords of Prussia. Member of the Colonial Council of Prussia.
Honorary General of the Cavalry of Prussia.
Knight of the Order of St. John.

HRH Fürstin Marie zu Wied née Princes of the NetherlandsMarried:

(civil) Huis "De Paauw" and (religious) Dorpskerk, Wassenaar, July 18th, 1871:
HRH Princess
Wilhelmina Frederica Anna Elisabeth Marie of the Netherlands, Princess of Orange-Nassau
* Huis "De Paauw", Wassenaar, July 5th, 1841
† Schloß Monrepos, Amt Heddesdorf near Neuwied, June 22nd, 1910

Children from this marriage:

  1. HSH Fürst Wilhelm Friedrich Hermann Otto Karl zu Wied, Graf zu Isenburg ("Fritz")
  2. HSH Prince Alexander Hermann zu Wied
    * Neuwied, May 28th, 1874
    † Neuwied, January 15th, 1877
  3. HH Prince Wilhelm of AlbaniaHSH Prince Wilhelm Friedrich Heinrich zu Wied
    (Since February 6th, 1914:) HH Prince Wilhelm Friedrich Heinrich of Albania, Prince zu Wied
    * Neuwied, March 26th, 1876
    † Predeal near Sinaia, April 18th, 1945
    Prince of Albania (elected: February 6th, 1914; fled from the country: September 5th, 1914).

    HH Princess Sophie of Albania née Princess von Schönburg-WaldenburgMarried:

    Waldenburg, November 30th, 1906:
    HSH Princess Sophie von Schönburg-Waldenburg
    * Potsdam, May 21st, 1885
    † Fontaneli Castle, Romania, February 3rd, 1936

    HH Princess Marie Eleonore von Schönburg-Waldenburg née Princess of AlbaniaChildren from this marriage:

    1. HSH Princess Marie Eleonore Elisabeth Cecilie Mathilde Lucie zu Wied
      (Since February 6th, 1914:) HH Princess Marie Eleonore Elisabeth Cecilie Mathilde Lucie of Albania, Princess zu Wied
      * Potsdam, February 19th, 1909
      † (in internment camp) Miercurea Ciuc, September 29th, 1956

      Married:

      1. Munich, November 16th, 1937:
        HSH Prince Alfred von Schönburg-Waldenburg
        * Droyssig, October 30th, 1905
        † (disease in military service) Reserve Hospital, Zeitz, March 10th, 1941
      2. Bucharest, February 5th, 1949:
        Ion Octavian Bunea
        * Galatz, November 13th, 1899
        † ...
    2. HSH Prince Karl Viktor Wilhelm Friedrich Ernst Günther zu Wied
      (Since February 6th, 1914:) HH Hereditary Prince Karl Viktor Wilhelm Friedrich Ernst Günther of Albania, Prince zu Wied
      * Potsdam, May 19th, 1913
      † Munich, December 8th, 1973
      Hereditary Prince of Albania, February 6th, 1914.

      Married:

      New York City, New York, September 8th, 1966:
      Eileen Johnston
      * Chester, September 3rd, 1922
      † New York City, New York, September 1st, 1985

  4. HSH Prince Wilhelm Friedrich Adolf Hermann Viktor zu Wied
  5. daughter
    * 1879
    † 1879
  6. HSH Princess Wilhelmine Friederike Auguste Alexandrine Marie Elisabeth Luise zu Wied ("Wissa")
    * Neuwied, October 24th, 1880
    † Schloß Monrepos, Amt Heddesdorf near Neuwied, August 29th, 1965
  7. HSH Princess Elisabeth zu Wied
    * Neuwied, January 28th, 1883
    † Neuwied, November 14th, 1938

HSH Fürst Friedrich zu WiedHSH Fürst Wilhelm Friedrich Hermann Otto Karl zu Wied, Graf zu Isenburg ("Fritz")
(Born as: HSH Hereditary Prince Wilhelm Friedrich Hermann Otto Karl zu Wied)
* Neuwied, June 27th, 1872
† Neuwied, June 18th, 1945
Hereditary Prince zu Wied, June 27th, 1872
6th Fürst zu Wied, October 22nd, 1907. Member of the House of Lords of Prussia (the House of Lords was abolished in 1918).

HRH Fürstin Pauline zu Wied née Princess of WürttembergMarried:

Stuttgart, October 29th, 1898:
HRH Princess
Pauline Olga Helene Emma of Württemberg
* Stuttgart, December 29th, 1877
† Schloß Ludwigsburg, Stuttgart, May 7th, 1965

Children from this marriage:

  1. HSH Hereditary Prince Hermann Wilhelm Friedrich zu Wied
  2. HSH Prince Dietrich Wilhelm Friedrich Karl Paul zu Wied

HSH Prince Viktor zu WiedHSH Prince Wilhelm Friedrich Adolf Hermann Viktor zu Wied
* Neuwied, December 7th, 1877
† Moosburg, March 1st, 1946

Married:

Schloß Wildenfels, June 6th, 1912:
Gisela Klementine Christophora Karola Gräfin zu Solms-Wildenfels
* Schloß Wildenfels, December 30th, 1891
† Oberammergau, August 20th, 1976

Children from this marriage:

  1. HSH Princess Marie Elisabeth Charlotte Sophie Anna Pauline Luise Solveig zu Wied
    * Christiania (today: Oslo), March 14th, 1913
    † Augsburg, March 30th, 1985
  2. HSH Princess Benigna-Viktoria Ingeborg Anna Wilhelmine zu Wied
    * Christiania (today: Oslo), July 23rd, 1918
    † Oberammergau, January 16th, 1972

    Married:

    Berlin, December 19th, 1939:
    Ernst Hartmann Günther Freiherr von Schlotheim
    * Wiesbaden, December 27th, 1914
    † Wiesbaden, October 31st, 1952

    Children from this marriage:

    1. Victoria Elisabeth Sibylla Agneta Freiin von Schlotheim
      * Wiesbaden, April 11th, 1948

      Married:

      1. Oberammergau, December 5th, 1973:
        Christiaan Zuidema
        * Kantens, September 20th, 1952
        (Divorced: Augsburg, December 30th, 1982)
      2. Bad Kohlgrub, November 30th, 1995:
        Günter Pfeffer
        * Königsberg (today: Kaliningrad), June 6th, 1930
    2. Christina Maria Gisela Freiin von Schlotheim
      * Wiesbaden, July 22nd, 1950

      Married:

      Fürstenfeldbruck, March 7th, 1974:
      Walter Deutsch
      * Schweidnitz, August 14th, 1945
      (Divorced: Fürstenfeldbruck, March 12th, 1996)


HSH Prince Hermann zu Wied with his brother HSH Prince Dietrich zu WiedHSH Hereditary Prince Hermann Wilhelm Friedrich zu Wied
(Born as: HSH Prince Hermann Wilhelm Friedrich zu Wied)
* Potsdam, August 18th, 1899
† (wounds received in battle) Res. Kriegslazaret 2/520, Rzeszów, November 5th, 1941
Hereditary Prince zu Wied, October 22nd, 1907.

Married:

Neuwied, April 29th, 1930:
H Ill H Countess Marie Antonia zu Stolberg-Wernigerode
* Várpalota, February 6th, 1909
† Dierdorf, January 24th, 2003

Children from this marriage:

  1. HSH Fürst Friedrich Wilhelm Heinrich Konstantin zu Wied, Graf zu Isenburg
  2. HSH Prince Metfried Alexander Wilhelm Friedrich zu Wied
  3. HSH Princess Wilhelmine Friederike Elisabeth Henriette Anastasia Osterlind zu Wied

HSH Prince Dietrich Wilhelm Friedrich Karl Paul zu Wied
* Potsdam, October 30th, 1901
† Ludwigsburg, January 8th, 1976

Married:

Berlin, July 18th, 1928:
Antoinette-Julia Marie-Amilia Ethel Amerika Thyra Gustava Gräfin Grote
* Berlin, October 9th, 1902
† Ludwigsburg, February 17th, 1988

Children from this marriage:

  1. HSH Prince Wilhelm Friedrich Otto Hermann Maximilian zu Wied
    * Hanover, May 30th, 1929
  2. HSH Prince Wilhelm Friedrich Ulrich zu Wied
  3. HSH Prince Wilhelm zu Wied
    * Stuttgart, August 24th, 1936
    † Stuttgart, April 24th, 1937
  4. HSH Prince Wilhelm Friedrich Dietrich Ludwig-Eugen zu Wied
    * Stuttgart, August 27th, 1938
    † Munich, May 12th, 2001

    Married:

    (civil) Munich, May 30th and (religious) Munich, June 8th, 1966:
    Helga Gemeinert
    * Sorau, Niederlausitz, May 7th, 1941

    Child from this marriage:

    1. HSH Prince Wilhelm Friedrich Dietrich Ludwig Karl Edzard zu Wied
      * Munich, January 16th, 1968

HSH Fürst Friedrich Wilhelm zu WiedHSH Fürst Friedrich Wilhelm Heinrich Konstantin zu Wied, Graf zu Isenburg
(Born as: HSH Prince Friedrich Wilhelm Heinrich Konstantin zu Wied)
(Since November 5th, 1941:) HSH Hereditary Prince Friedrich Wilhelm Heinrich Konstantin zu Wied
* Stuttgart, June 2nd, 1931
† Salmon Arm, British Columbia, August 28th, 2000
Hereditary Prince zu Wied, November 5th, 1941.
7th Fürst zu Wied, June 18th, 1945.

Married:

  1. (civil) Arolsen, August 31th and (religious) Arolsen, September 9th, 1958:
    HSH Princess Guda of Waldeck and Pyrmont
    * Arolsen, August 22nd, 1939
    (Divorced: Coblenz/Neuwied, January 3rd, 1967)
  2. (civil) Neuwied, July 14th and (religious) Schloß Runkel, Runkel and der Lahn, July 15th, 1967:
    HSH Princess Sophie Charlotte Agnes zu Stolberg-Stolberg
    * Nordhausen, October 4th, 1943

Children from the first marriage:

  1. HSH Hereditary Prince Johann Friedrich Alexander Hermann Josias Wilhelm zu Wied
    * Neuwied, September 29th, 1960
    Hereditary Prince zu Wied, September 29th, 1960 - August 28th, 2000
    2.
  2. HSH Fürst Friedrich August Maximilian Wilhelm Carl zu Wied, Graf zu Isenburg
    (Born as: HSH Prince Friedrich August Maximilian Wilhelm Carl zu Wied)
    * Neuwied, October 27th, 1961
    8th Fürst zu Wied, August 28th, 2000
    2.

    Married:

    Birstein, April 25th, 1998:
    HSH Princess Isabelle Sophie Gabrielle von Isenburg
    * Frankfurt am Main, April 26th, 1973

    Children from this marriage:

    1. HSH Prince Franz Alexander Friedrich Wilhelm Maximilian zu Wied
      (Since August 28th, 2000:) HSH Hereditary Prince Franz Alexander Friedrich Wilhelm Maximilian zu Wied
      * Neuwied, August 10th, 1999
      Hereditary Prince zu Wied, August 28th, 2000.
    2. HSH Prince Franz Alexander Heinrich Konstantin Friedrich Wilhelm zu Wied
      * Neuwied, June 12th, 2001
    3. HSH Princess Luise zu Wied
      * November 2nd, 2004

Children from the second marriage:

  1. HSH Princess Christina Elisabeth Sophie Wilhelmine Friederike zu Wied
    * Neuwied, June 9th, 1970

    Married:

    Neuwied, June 8th, 1996:
    Wolf-Eckart Caspar Freiherr von Gemmingen-Hornberg
    * Bamberg, October 21st, 1959

    Children from this marriage:

    1. Juliana Freiin von Gemmingen-Hornberg
      * Bad Rappenau, March 26th, 1997
    2. Emily Freiin von Gemmingen-Hornberg
      * Heilbronn, September 9th, 1998
    3. Alexander Freiherr von Gemmingen-Hornberg
      * Bad Rappenau, March 12th, 2000
    4. Philipp Freiherr von Gemmingen-Hornberg
      * Bad Rappenau, May 31st, 2002
  2. HSH Prince Wolff-Heinrich Friedrich Wilhelm Ello zu Wied
    * Neuwied, February 12th, 1979

HSH Prince Metfried Alexander Wilhelm Friedrich zu Wied
* Stuttgart, April 25th, 1935
Heir Pressumptive, June 18th, 1945 - September 29th, 1960.

Married:

(civil) Andernach, February 12th and (religious) Neuwied, February 17th, 1968:
Felicitas Gisela Sylvia Freiin von der Pahlen-Astrau ("Fairy"/"Fe")
* Linnich, December 31st, 1948

Wedding photo of HSH Prince Christian zu Wied and Sibylle GarbeChildren from this marriage:

  1. HSH Prince Friedrich Christian Hermann Wilhelm Alexis zu Wied ("Dickie")
    * Waldbröl, August 5th, 1968

    Married:

    (civil) Schloß Runkel, Runkel an der Lahn, June 28th and (religious) Schloß Runkel, Runkel an der Lahn, June 29th, 2002:
    Sibylle Garbe
    * Freiburg im Breisgau, June 29th, 1972

    Child from this marriage:

    1. HSH Prince Ferdinand Constantin Georg Friedrich Wilhelm zu Wied
      * Frankfurt am Main, October 9th, 2003
  2. HSH Prince Magnus zu WiedHSH Prince Magnus Alexander Wilhelm Friedrich zu Wied
    * Waldbröl, June 6th, 1972

    Married:

    (civil) Munich, September 23rd and (religious) Schloß Runkel, Runkel an der Lahn, October 2nd, 2005:
    Marie-Therese Schroth
    * ...


HSH Princess Wilhelmine Friederike Elisabeth Henriette Anastasia Osterlind zu Wied
* Stuttgart, April 8th, 1939

Married:

(civil) Neuwied, September 5th and (religious) Neuwied, September 7th, 1964:
Werner Manfred Fritz von Klitzing
* Hanover, August 3rd, 1934

Children from this marriage:

  1. Sophie Antonie Margarete von Klitzing
    * Frankfurt am Main, September 13th, 1965

    Married:

    Runkel an der Lahn, September 27th, 1994:
    Rüdiger Mackenthun
    * Hanover, May 7th, 1964

    Adopted children:

    1. Viktoria Alexandra Alicia Mackenthun
      * Mainz, June 22nd, 2000
    2. Elisabeth Alexandra Annabelle Mackenthun
      * September 17th, 2001

    Children from this marriage:

    1. Georg Reinhard Werner Mackenthun
      * Buenos Aires, May 8th, 2002
    2. Cosima Susanne Barbara Mackenthun
      * Buenos Aires, May 8th, 2002
  2. Franziska von Klitzing, Alexander Graf Lambsdorff and their children Helena and VictorFranziska Christiane Hilde Elisabeth von Klitzing
    * Frankfurt am Main, November 30th, 1966

    Married:

    Schloß Runkel, Runkel an der Lahn, July 1st, 1994:
    Alexander Sebastian Léonce Graf Lambsdorff
    * Cologne, November 5th, 1966

    Children from this marriage:

    1. Helena Virginia Gräfin Lambsdorff
      * Bonn, July 3rd, 1997
    2. Victor Caspar Léonce Graf Lambsdorff
      * Bonn, December 23rd, 1998
  3. Valeska Marie Natalie Henriette von Klitzing
    * Frankfurt am Main, July 3rd, 1970

    Married:

    Schloß Runkel, Runkel an der Lahn, May 23rd, 1998:
    Albrecht Adolf Hubertus von Harnier
    * Bonn, November 25th, 1970

    Children from this marriage:

    1. Friedrich Louis Konstantin von Harnier
      * Frankfurt am Main, November 10th, 2001
    2. Philippa von Harnier
      * Frankfurt am Main, February 23rd, 2003
  4. Kaspar Friedrich Florian von Klitzing
    * Frankfurt am Main, May 6th, 1973

HSH Prince Wilhelm Friedrich Ulrich zu Wied
* Stuttgart, June 12th, 1931

Married:

Munich, December 2nd, 1968:
Ilke Fischer
* Bonn, December 9th, 1936

HSH Prince Wilhelm zu Wied, his wife Clara and their son FriedrichChildren from this marriage:

  1. HSH Prince Wilhelm Friedrich Ulrich zu Wied ("Willi")
    * Munich, June 26th, 1970

    Married:

    St. John the Baptist's Church, Fladbury, Worcestershire, July 1st, 2000:
    Clarissa Elizabeth Makepeace-Massingham ("Clara")
    * Evesham, July 8th, 1971

    Children from this marriage:

    1. HSH Prince Wilhelm Friedrich Ulrich Maximilian George zu Wied
      * London, May 9th, 2001
    2. HSH Prince Georg zu Wied
      * London, March 7th, 2004
  2. TRH Duke Friedrich and Duchess Marie of Württemberg née Princess zu Wied with their childrenHSH Princess Wilhelmine Friederike Pauline Elisabeth Marie zu Wied ("Mariechen")
    * Munich, December 27th, 1973

    Married:

    (civil) Schloß Altshausen, November 11th and (religious) Schloß Altshausen, November 13th, 1994:
    HRH Duke
    Friedrich Philipp Carl Franz Maria of Württemberg
    * Friedrichshafen, June 1st, 1961


Footnotes:

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

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Last updated: December 1st, 2007.