Duke Friedrich of Württemberg

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Duke Friedrich of Württemberg (Friedrich Philipp Carl Franz Maria Herzog von Württemberg; born 1 June 1961) is the heir to the headship of the House of Württemberg.

Born in Friedrichshafen he is the eldest son of Duke Carl of Württemberg and his wife Princess Diane of Orléans.[1]

Duke Friedrich married his distant cousin and descendant of the last king of Wurtemberg William II of Wuerttemberg, Princess Marie of Wied (born 27 December 1973 Munich), daughter of Prince Ulrich of Wied and Ilke Fischer at Altshausen in a civil marriage on 11 November 1993 followed by a religious ceremony two days later. They have one son and two daughters:[1]

  • HRH Duke Wilhelm Friedrich Carl Philipp Albrecht Nikolaus Erich Maria of Württemberg (b. Ravensburg, 13 August 1994), his godmother is Sophie, Hereditary Princess of Liechtenstein
  • HRH Duchess Marie Amelie Diane Katherine Beatrix Philippa Sophie of Württemberg (b. Ravensburg, 11 March 1996)
  • HRH Duchess Sophie-Dorothea Martina Johanna Henriette Charitas Maria of Württemberg (b. Ravensburg, 19 August 1997)

Ancestry[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Almanach de Gotha (182nd ed.). Almanach de Gotha. 2003. p. 395. ISBN 0-9532142-0-6. 
Duke Friedrich of Württemberg
Born: 1 June 1961
Lines of succession
First
Line of succession to the former Württembergian throne
1st position
Succeeded by
Duke Wilhelm of Württemberg