Bruno, 3rd Prince of Ysenburg and Büdingen

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Bruno
Prince of Ysenburg and Büdingen
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Prince of Ysenburg and Büdingen
Reign 16 February 1861 – 26 January 1906
Predecessor Ernst Casimir II
Successor Wolfgang
Born (1837-06-14)14 June 1837
Büdingen, (Hesse), Germany
Died 26 January 1906(1906-01-26) (aged 68)
Büdingen, (Hesse), Germany
Spouse Princess Mathilde of Solms-Hohensolms-Lich
Countess Bertha of Castell-Rüdenhausen
Issue Princess Hedwig
Princess Elisabeth
Princess Emma
Princess Marie
Wolfgang, 4th Prince of Ysenburg and Büdingen
Princess Thekla
Princess Mathilde
Princess Helene
Princess Hertha
Princess Anna
Full name
Bruno Casimir Albert Emil Ferdinand
House House of Ysenburg-Büdingen
Father Ernst Casimir II, 2nd Prince of Ysenburg and Büdingen
Mother Countess Thekla of Erbach-Fürstenau
Bruno, 3. Fürst zu Ysenburg und Büdingen

Bruno Casimir Albert Emil Ferdinand of Ysenburg and Büdingen[1][2] (14 June 1837[1][2] – 26 January 1906[1][2]) was the third[1][2] Prince of Ysenburg and Büdingen. Bruno was the eldest son of Ernst Casimir II, 2nd Prince of Ysenburg and Büdingen and his wife Countess Thekla of Erbach-Fürstenau.[1][2]

Political career[edit]

As a nobleman, Bruno was a member of the First Chamber of the Estates of the Grand Duchy of Hesse from 1861 to 1906. He served as its president first between 1878 and 1889, and second between 1889 and 1900.

Marriage and issue[edit]

First, Bruno married Mathilde of Solms-Hohensolms-Lich, daughter of Ferdinand, Prince of Solms-Hohensolms-Lich and his wife Countess Caroline of Collalto and San Salvatore, on 31 July 1862 in Lich.[1][2] Bruno and Mathilde had two daughters before Mathilde's death on 11 September 1867:[1][2]

∞ Botho, Prince of Stolberg-Rossla (1850-1893) on 27 September 1883 in Büdingen; had issue.
∞ Count Kuno of Stolberg-Rossla (1862-1921) on 31 August 1902 in Rossla; no issue.
∞ Rudolf, Baron of Thüngen (1855-1929) on 25 September 1889 in Büdingen; had issue.

Bruno married secondly to Countess Bertha of Castell-Rüdenhausen, daughter of Adolf, Hereditary Count of Castell-Rüdenhausen and his wife Baroness Marie of Thüngen, on 30 September 1869 in Rüdenhausen.[1][2] Bruno and Bertha had eight children:[1][2]

∞ Count Otto of Solms-Laubach (1860-1904) on 14 April 1898 in Büdingen; had issue, among which George Frederick, Count of Solms-Laubach (father of Countess Monika of Solms-Laubach, wife of Prince Ernest Augustus of Hanover, and maternal grandfather of Countess Donata of Castell-Rüdenhausen).
∞ Countess Adelheid of Rechteren-Limpurg (1881-1970) on 26 September 1901 in Sommerhausen; no issue.
∞ Manfred V, Prince of Collalto and San Salvatore (1870-1940) on 9 May 1901 in Büdingen; had issue.
  • Princess Mathilde of Ysenburg and Büdingen (26 March 1880 Büdingen - 25 April 1947 Herrnsheim)[1][2]
∞ Cornelius, Baron Heyl of Herrnsheim (1874-1954) on 11 April 1907 in Büdingen; had issue.
Prince Albrecht of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Glücksburg (1863-1948) on 15 September 1920 in Büdingen; had issue.
∞ Count Ernst of Lippe-Weissenfeld (1870-1914) on 21 November 1911 in Büdingen; had issue.
Leopold IV, Prince of Lippe (1871-1949) on 26 April 1922 in Büdingen; had issue.

Life[edit]

Bruno studied law at the University of Göttingen. In 1857, he became a member of fraternity Saxonia Göttingen Corps. After graduationg, he was Imperial and Royal.

Titles, styles, honours and arms[edit]

Titles and styles[edit]

Ancestry[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s Darryl Lundy (18 February 2007). "Bruno 3rd Fürst zu Ysenburg und Büdingen in Büdingen". thePeerage.com. Retrieved 2008-11-08.  External link in |publisher= (help)
  2. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s Paul Theroff. "ISENBURG". Paul Theroff's Royal Genealogy Site. Archived from the original on 2009-04-30. Retrieved 2008-11-08. 

External links[edit]

Media related to Bruno zu Ysenburg-Büdingen at Wikimedia Commons

Bruno, 3rd Prince of Ysenburg and Büdingen
Cadet branch of the House of Ysenburg
Born: 14 June 1837 Died: 26 January 1906
German nobility
Preceded by
Ernst Casimir II
Prince of Ysenburg and Büdingen
16 February 1861 – 26 January 1906
Succeeded by
Wolfgang