Princess Pauline of Waldeck and Pyrmont

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Princess Pauline
Princess of Bentheim and Steinfurt
Pauline av Waldeck och Pyrmont.jpg
Princess consort of Bentheim and Steinfurt
Tenure 28 September 1890 – 21 January 1919
Predecessor Landgravine Bertha of Hesse-Philippsthal-Barchfeld
Successor Princess Stephanie of Schaumburg-Lippe
Spouse Alexis, Prince of Bentheim and Steinfurt
Issue Prince Eberwyn
Viktor Adolf, Prince of Bentheim and Steinfurt
Prince Karl Georg
Princess Elisabeth
Princess Viktoria
Princess Emma
Prince Alexis Rainer
Prince Friedrich
Full name
German: Pauline Emma Auguste Hermine
House House of Bentheim and Steinfurt (by marriage)
House of Waldeck and Pyrmont (by birth)
Father George Victor, Prince of Waldeck and Pyrmont
Mother Princess Helena of Nassau
Born (1855-10-19)19 October 1855
Arolsen, Principality of Waldeck and Pyrmont
Died 3 July 1925(1925-07-03) (aged 69)
Schloss Wittgenstein, Bad Laasphe, German Reich

Princess Pauline Emma Auguste Hermine of Waldeck and Pyrmont[1][2] (German: Pauline Emma Auguste Hermine Prinzessin zu Waldeck und Pyrmont; 19 October 1855 – 3 July 1925)[1][2] was a member of the House of Waldeck and Pyrmont and a Princess of Waldeck and Pyrmont.[1][2] Through her marriage to Alexis, Prince of Bentheim and Steinfurt, Pauline was also a member of the Princely House of Bentheim and Steinfurt and Princess consort of Bentheim and Steinfurt from 28 September 1890 to 21 January 1919.[1][2]

Early life[edit]

Pauline was born in Arolsen, Principality of Waldeck and Pyrmont on 19 October 1855 and was the second-eldest child and daughter of George Victor, Prince of Waldeck and Pyrmont and his first wife Princess Helena of Nassau.[1][2] Pauline was an elder sister of Marie, Crown Princess of Württemberg, Emma, Queen of the Netherlands, Helena, Duchess of Albany, Friedrich, Prince of Waldeck and Pyrmont, and Elisabeth, Princess of Erbach-Schönberg.[1][2]

Marriage and issue[edit]

Pauline married Alexis, Hereditary Prince of Bentheim and Steinfurt, fourth child and eldest son of Ludwig Wilhelm, Prince of Bentheim and Steinfurt and his wife Landgravine Bertha of Hesse-Philippsthal-Barchfeld, on 7 May 1881 in Arolsen, Principality of Waldeck and Pyrmont.[1][2] Pauline and Alexis had eight children:[1][2]

∞ 1906–1914 Pauline Langenfeld (1884–1970)
∞ 1918–1919 Ellen Bischoff-Korthaus (1894–1936)
∞ 1920 Anne-Louise Husser (1891–1951)
∞ 1920 Princess Stephanie of Schaumburg-Lippe (1899–1925)
∞ 1931 Princess Rosa Helene of Solms-Hohensolms-Lich (1901–1963)
  • Prince Karl Georg of Bentheim and Steinfurt (10 December 1884 – 14 February 1951)[1][2]
∞ 1914 Princess Margarete of Schönaich-Carolath (1888–1980)
  • Princess Elisabeth of Bentheim and Steinfurt (12 July 1886 – 8 May 1959)[1][2]
  • Princess Viktoria of Bentheim and Steinfurt (18 August 1887 – 30 January 1961)[1][2]
  • Princess Emma of Bentheim and Steinfurt (19 February 1889 – 25 April 1905)[1][2]
  • Prince Alexis Rainer of Bentheim and Steinfurt (16 December 1891 – 30 June 1923)[1][2]
  • Prince Friedrich of Bentheim and Steinfurt (27 May 1894 – 17 May 1981)[1][2]
∞ 1934 Louise von Gülich (1893-1949)

Titles, styles, honours and arms[edit]

Titles and styles[edit]

  • 19 October 1855 – 7 May 1881: Her Serene Highness Princess Pauline of Waldeck and Pyrmont
  • 7 May 1881 – 28 September 1890: Her Serene Highness The Hereditary Princess of Bentheim and Steinfurt, Princess of Waldeck and Pyrmont
  • 28 September 1890 – 21 January 1919: Her Serene Highness The Princess of Bentheim and Steinfurt, Princess of Waldeck and Pyrmont
  • 21 January 1919 – 3 July 1925: Her Serene Highness The Dowager Princess of Bentheim and Steinfurt, Princess of Waldeck and Pyrmont

Ancestry[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p Darryl Lundy (19 Oct 2003). "Pauline Emma Augusta Hermine Prinzessin zu Waldeck und Pyrmont". thePeerage.com. Retrieved 2010-02-17. 
  2. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p Paul Theroff. "WALDECK". Paul Theroff's Royal Genealogy Site. Retrieved 2010-02-17. 
Princess Pauline of Waldeck and Pyrmont
Cadet branch of the House of Waldeck
Born: 19 October 1855 Died: 3 July 1925
German royalty
Preceded by
Landgravine Bertha of Hesse-Philippsthal-Barchfeld
Princess consort of Bentheim and Steinfurt
28 September 1890 – 21 January 1919
Succeeded by
Princess Stephanie of Schaumburg-Lippe