Countess Georgina von Wilczek

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Georgina von Wilczek
Princess consort of Liechtenstein
Georgina von Wilczek.jpg
Tenure 7 March 1943 – 18 October 1989
Spouse Franz Joseph II of Liechtenstein
Issue Hans-Adam II of Liechtenstein
Prince Phillipp
Prince Nikolaus
Princess Nora, Marchioness of Marino
Prince Wenzel
Full name
Georgine Norberte Johanna Franziska Antonie Marie Raphaela
Father Count Ferdinand Maria of Wilczek
Mother Countess Norbertine Kinsky of Wchinitz and Tettau
Born (1921-10-24)24 October 1921
Graz, Styria, Republic of Austria
Died 18 October 1989(1989-10-18) (aged 67)
Grabs, Switzerland
Burial St. Florian Cathedral,
Vaduz, Liechtenstein
Religion Roman Catholicism

Georgine "Gina" Norberte Johanna Franziska Antonie Marie Raphaela von Wilczek (24 October 1921 – 18 October 1989) was the daughter of Ferdinand Maria, Count of Wilczek (1893–1977) and his wife, Countess Norbertine Kinsky of Wchinitz and Tettau (1888–1923). She was born in Graz, and was the mother of Prince Hans-Adam II of Liechtenstein.[1][2]

Marriage and children[edit]

On 7 March 1943, at Vaduz, she married Franz Joseph II, Prince of Liechtenstein, and by him became the mother of five children:

Georgina was founder and president of the Liechtenstein Red Cross, and was also active in many other charities.[3]

She died in Grabs, Switzerland, in October 1989, a month before her husband.[3][4] She had been hospitalized for an undisclosed illness leading up to her death.[4]

Titles and styles[edit]

  • 24 October 1921 – 7 March 1943: Countess Georgina of Wilczek.
  • 7 March 1943 – 18 October 1989: Her Serene Highness The Princess of Liechtenstein.

Honours[edit]

This article incorporates information from the Italian Wikipedia.

National honours[edit]

  • Liechtenstein Liechtenstein : Grand Star of the Order of Merit of the Principality of Liechtenstein.[5][6]
  • Liechtenstein Liechtenstein : Commemorative Medal on the Occasion of the 50th Birthday of His Serene Highness Prince Franz Joseph II (16/08/1956).[7]
  • Liechtenstein Liechtenstein : Commemorative Medal on the Occasion of the 70th Birthday of His Serene Highness Prince Franz Joseph II (16/08/1976).[7]

Foreign honours[edit]

Ancestry[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Dotson, Samuel C., Genealogie des Fürstlichen Hauses Liechtenstein seit Hartmann II. (1544–1585), Rosvall Royal Books, Falköping, Sweden, p. 68.
  2. ^ Willis, Daniel, The Descendants of Louis XIII, Clearfield Co., Inc., Baltimore, Maryland, 1999, ISBN 0-8063-4942-5, p. 510.
  3. ^ a b "Princess Gina, Liechtenstein Princess", The Washington Post, 19 October 1989 
  4. ^ a b "Princess Gina", The New York Times (Vaduz, Liechtenstein), 18 October 1989 
  5. ^ Badraie
  6. ^ Badraie
  7. ^ a b Military Collection
  8. ^ Equestrian Order of the Holy Sepulchre of Jerusalem
  9. ^ Wedding of Juan Carlos of Spain and Sophia of Greece
  10. ^ Wedding of Constantine of Greece and Anne-Marie of Denmark
  11. ^ Badraie
  12. ^ Badraie
Liechtensteiner royalty
Vacant
Title last held by
Elisabeth von Gutmann
Princess consort of Liechtenstein
1943–1989
Vacant
Title next held by
Marie Kinsky of Wchinitz and Tettau