Elisabeth, Princess of Schleswig-Holstein
|Princess Elisabeth of Lippe-Weissenfeld|
|Princess of Schleswig-Holstein|
Elisabeth at Grünholz in November 2010
|Spouse||Christoph, Prince of Schleswig-Holstein|
Prince Friedrich Ferdinand
|House||House of Lippe
House of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Glücksburg
|Father||Alfred, Prince of Lippe-Weissenfeld|
|Mother||Baroness Irmgard Julinka Wagner von Wehrborn|
28 July 1957 |
Munich, Bavaria, Germany
Elisabeth, Princess of Schleswig-Holstein (née Princess Elisabeth of Lippe-Weissenfeld; born 28 July 1957, Munich, Germany) is the princess consort to the current Head of the Ducal House of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Glücksburg, Christoph, Prince of Schleswig-Holstein. Elisabeth is the daughter of Alfred, Prince of Lippe-Weissenfeld and his wife Baroness Irmgard Julinka Wagner von Wehrborn.
Marriage and issue
HH The Prince
Elisabeth married Christoph, Prince of Schleswig-Holstein, son of Peter, Duke of Schleswig-Holstein and his wife Princess Marie Alix of Schaumburg-Lippe, on 23 September 1981 at Damp, Schwansen, Schleswig-Holstein in a civil ceremony. Elisabeth and Christoph were remarried in a religious ceremony on 3 October 1981 at Glücksburg, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany. On their marriage Elisabeth became The Princess of Schleswig-Holstein with the style of Highness.
- HH Princess Sophie of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Glücksburg (born 9 October 1983 in Eckernförde)
- HH Friedrich Ferdinand, Hereditary Prince of Schleswig-Holstein (born 19 July 1985 in Eckernförde)
- HH Prince Constantin of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Glücksburg (born 14 July 1986 in Eckernförde)
- HH Prince Leopold of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Glücksburg (born 5 September 1991 in Eckernförde)
The Princess currently runs a business designing silk scarves and fabrics from her studio in Grünholz, the family's residence.
Titles, styles, honours and arms
Titles and styles
- 28 July 1957 – 23 September 1981: Her Serene Highness Princess Elisabeth of Lippe-Weissenfeld
- 23 September 1981 – present: Her Highness The Princess of Schleswig-Holstein
- Darryl Lundy (20 July 2007). "Elisabeth Prinzessin zur Lippe-Weissenfeld". thePeerage.com. Retrieved 7 September 2008.
- Paul Theroff. "SCHLESWIG-HOLSTEIN". Paul Theroff's Royal Genealogy Site. Retrieved 2 September 2008.
- Schloss Glücksburg Foundation (2008). "Glücksburg Castle website". Schloss Glücksburg Foundation. Retrieved 7 September 2008.
Elisabeth, Princess of Schleswig-HolsteinBorn: 28 July 1957
|Titles in pretence|
Marie Alix of Schaumburg-Lippe
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Duchess consort of Schleswig-Holstein
23 September 1981 - present
Reason for succession failure:
Duchy annexed by Prussia in 1866