Princess Adelheid of Schaumburg-Lippe

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Princess Adelheid of Schaumburg-Lippe
Duchess of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Glücksburg
Duchess consort of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Glücksburg
Reign 24 October 1878 – 27 November 1885
Predecessor Vilhelmine Marie of Denmark
Successor Karoline Mathilde of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Augustenburg
Spouse Friedrich, Duke of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Glücksburg
Issue Princess Auguste
Friedrich Ferdinand, Duke of Schleswig-Holstein
Louise, Princess of Waldeck and Pyrmont
Princess Marie
Prince Albrecht
House House of Lippe
House of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Glücksburg
Father George William, Prince of Schaumburg-Lippe
Mother Princess Ida of Waldeck and Pyrmont
Born (1821-03-09)9 March 1821
Bückeburg, Schaumburg-Lippe
Died 30 July 1899(1899-07-30) (aged 78)
Itzehoe, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany

Princess Adelheid of Schaumburg-Lippe[1][2] (9 March 1821, Bückeburg, Schaumburg-Lippe[1][2] – 30 July 1899, Itzehoe, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany[1][2]) was a member of the House of Schaumburg-Lippe and a Princess of Schaumburg-Lippe by birth.[1][2] Through her marriage to Friedrich, Duke of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Glücksburg, Adelheid was a sister-in-law of Christian IX of Denmark and Duchess consort of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Glücksburg from 14 October 1878 to 27 November 1885.[1][2]

Family[edit]

Adelheid was the second-eldest daughter of George William, Prince of Schaumburg-Lippe and Princess Ida of Waldeck and Pyrmont.[1][2] Adelheid was a younger sister of Adolf I, Prince of Schaumburg-Lippe.[1][2]

Marriage and issue[edit]

Adelheid married Prince Friedrich of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Glücksburg (later Duke of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Glücksburg), the second-eldest son of Friedrich Wilhelm, Duke of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Glücksburg and Princess Louise Caroline of Hesse-Kassel, on 16 October 1841 in Bückeburg, Schaumburg-Lippe.[1][2] Friedrich and Adelheid had five children:[1][2]

Titles, styles, honours and arms[edit]

Titles and styles[edit]

  • 9 March 1821 – 16 October 1841: Her Serene Highness Princess Adelheid of Schaumburg-Lippe
  • 16 October 1841 – 19 December 1863: Her Serene Highness Princess Friedrich of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Glücksburg, Princess of Schaumburg-Lippe
  • 19 December 1863 – 24 October 1878: Her Highness Princess Friedrich of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Glücksburg, Princess of Schaumburg-Lippe
  • 24 October 1878 – 27 November 1885: Her Highness The Duchess of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Glücksburg, Princess of Schaumburg-Lippe
  • 27 November 1885 – 30 July 1899: Her Highness The Dowager Duchess of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Glücksburg, Princess of Schaumburg-Lippe

Ancestry[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i Darryl Lundy (26 Jan 2003). "Adelheid Prinzessin zu Schaumburg-Lippe". thePeerage.com. Retrieved 2010-02-17. 
  2. ^ a b c d e f g h i Paul Theroff. "LIPPE". Paul Theroff's Royal Genealogy Site. Retrieved 2010-02-17. 
Princess Adelheid of Schaumburg-Lippe
Born: 9 March 1821 Died: 30 July 1899
German royalty
Preceded by
Vilhelmine Marie of Denmark
Duchess consort of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Glücksburg
14 October 1878– 27 November 1885
Succeeded by
Karoline Mathilde of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Augustenburg