George II, Prince of Waldeck and Pyrmont

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George II
Prince of Waldeck and Pyrmont
Georg II. Fürst zu Waldeck und Pyrmont.jpg
Reign 9 September 1813 – 15 May 1845
Predecessor George I
Successor George Victor
Spouse Princess Emma of Anhalt-Bernburg-Schaumburg-Hoym
Issue Augusta, Princess of Stolberg-Stolberg
Prince Josef
Princess Hermine of Waldeck and Pyrmont
George Victor, Prince of Waldeck and Pyrmont
Prince Wolrad
House House of Waldeck and Pyrmont
Father George I, Prince of Waldeck and Pyrmont
Mother Princess Augusta of Schwarzburg-Sondershausen
Born (1789-09-20)20 September 1789
Weil am Rhein, Baden
Died 15 May 1845(1845-05-15) (aged 55)
Arolsen, Waldeck and Pyrmont

George II, Prince of Waldeck and Pyrmont (German: Georg Friedrich Heinrich Fürst zu Waldeck und Pyrmont; 20 September 1789 – 15 May 1845) was Prince of Waldeck and Pyrmont from 1813 to 1845.

He was the son of George I, Prince of Waldeck and Pyrmont and Countess Princess Augusta of Schwarzburg-Sondershausen.

Marriage and children[edit]

He married Emma, daughter of Victor II, Prince of Anhalt-Bernburg-Schaumburg-Hoym, and Princess Amalie of Nassau-Weilburg, in Schaumburg on 26 June 1823 .[1] They had three sons and two daughters:

Ancestry[edit]

Notes and sources[edit]

  1. ^ C. Arnold McNaughton, The Book of Kings: A Royal Genealogy, in 3 volumes (London, U.K.: Garnstone Press, 1973), volume 1, page 232. Hereinafter cited as The Book of Kings.
George II, Prince of Waldeck and Pyrmont
Cadet branch of the House of Waldeck
Born: 20 September 1789 Died: 9 March 1845
Regnal titles
Preceded by
George I
Prince of Waldeck and Pyrmont
9 September 1813 – 15 May 1845
Succeeded by
George Victor