Georg Christian, Prince of Lobkowicz

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Georg Christian, Prince of Lobkowicz
His Serene Highness The Prince (Fürst) of Lobkowicz
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Georg Christian, Prince of Lobkowicz
Spouse(s) Princess Anna von und zu Liechtenstein
Noble family House of Lobkowicz
Father August, The Prince of Lobkowicz
Mother Sidonia, Countess Kinsky
Born (1835-05-14)14 May 1835
Died 22 December 1908(1908-12-22) (aged 73)

Georg Christian, The Prince of Lobkowicz (Czech: Jiří Kristián z Lobkovic) (May 14, 1835 - December 22, 1908) was a member of the old Bohemian aristocratic family of Lobkowicz and an influential politician of the late 19th century Bohemia and Austria-Hungary. He was the Prince (Fürst) of Lobkowicz.

Born in Vienna as son of August, the Prince of Lobkowicz, and his wife Sidonia, née Countess Kinsky, he was one of the political leaders of Conservative Bohemian nobility. He was a member of the Bohemian Diet in 1865 - 1872 and 1883 - 1907 (presiding over it during the periods of 1871 - 1872 and 1883 - 1907 as Land Marshall of Bohemia), and he served as deputy in the Abgeordnetenhaus of the Austrian Parliament (Reichsrat) in 1879 - 1883 and became a hereditary member of the Herrenhaus in 1883. In 1871, he was involved in negatiations concerning the relationship between Bohemia and Austria.

He married Princess Anna von und zu Liechtenstein, of the House of Liechtenstein, in Vienna on May 22, 1864, by whom he had 12 children. He died in Prague.[1]

Descendants[edit]

His daughter, Marie, Princess of Lobkowicz, married Karl, Count of Eltz, the grandfather of Christiane, Countess of Eltz, who is the mother of Karl-Theodor zu Guttenberg.

Ancestry[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Moritz Csáky (1985), "Lobkowitz, Georg Christian Fürst von", Neue Deutsche Biographie (NDB) (in German) (Berlin: Duncker & Humblot) 14: 735–736