Friedrich Magnus, Prince of Schwarzburg

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Friedrich Magnus
Prince of Schwarzburg
Count of Solms-Wildenfels
Schwarzburg-Solms-Wildenfels Coat of arms 1.png
Spouse Katharina Duerst
Gisela Paroll
Issue Prince Michael
Prince Konstantin
House House of Schwarzburg
House of Solms-Wildenfels
Father Friedrich Magnus V, Count of Solms-Wildenfels
Mother Princess Marie Antoinette of Schwarzburg
Born (1927-01-18)18 January 1927
Wildenfels, Saxony

Friedrich Magnus VI, Prince of Schwarzburg, Count of Solms-Wildenfels (18 Jan 1927) is the head of the House of Schwarzburg as heir to the principalities of Schwarzburg-Rudolstadt and Schwarzburg-Sondershausen and head of the House of Solms-Wildenfels. Both Houses are combined in a personal union following the inheritance to the headship of the House of Schwarzburg under Semi-Salic primogeniture by his mother.[1][2]

Early life[edit]

He was born in Wildenfels in the Saxony the son of Friedrich Magnus V, Count of Solms-Wildenfels (1886–1945) and his wife Princess Marie Antoinette of Schwarzburg (1898–1984).

Marriage[edit]

Prince Friedrich Magnus married first on February 7, 1948 at Esslingen am Neckar in Baden-Württemberg, to Katharina Duerst (1923-1970), daughter of Harald Eduard Duerst and Käthe Saile. The couple were divorced in 1954 and remarried in 1966. Prince Friedrich Magnus married for a third time on September 30, 1994 at Bonn Gisela Ursula Maria Paroll (1957).

Issue[edit]

Prince Friedrich Magnus has two sons, his direct heir, Prince Michael, born at Esslingen am Neckar January 10, 1949, and Prince Konstantin, born there on March 9, 1950.

Ancestry[edit]

Titles, styles, honours, and arms[edit]

Titles and styles[edit]

  • 18 January 1927 – 6 September 1945: His Serene Highness The Hereditary Count of Solms-Wildenfels
  • 6 September 1945 – 4 November 1984: His Serene Highness The Count of Solms-Wildenfels
  • 4 November 1984 – present: His Serene Highness The Prince of Schwarzburg, The Count of Solms-Wildenfels

References[edit]

  1. ^ The House of Schwarzburg on Heraldica.org
  2. ^ James, John Almanach de Gotha, Volume I, 2013.

External links[edit]

Friedrich Magnus, Prince of Schwarzburg
Born: 18 January 1927
Titles in pretence
Preceded by
Princess Marie Antoinette
— TITULAR —
Prince of Schwarzburg-Rudolstadt
Prince of Schwarzburg-Sondershausen

1984-
Reason for succession failure:
Principalities abolished in 1918
Current holder
Preceded by
Friedrich Magnus V
— TITULAR —
Count of Solms-Wildenfels
1945-
Current holder