Castell-Rüdenhausen

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Coat of Arms of the Counts of Castell

Castell-Rüdenhausen was a County in the region of Franconia in northern Bavaria of the Holy Roman Empire, ruled by a branch of the Counts of Castell. It was created as a partition of Castell and in 1806, it was mediatised to Bavaria.

Counts of Castell-Rüdenhausen (1597 - 1806)[edit]

Rüdenhausen Castle
  • Godfrey (1597 - 1635)
  • George Frederick (1635 - 1653)
  • Philip Godfrey (1653 - 1681)
  • John Frederick (1681 - 1749)
  • Frederick Louis (1749 - 1803)
  • Christian Frederick (previously Count of Castell-Castell) (1803 - 1806)

(Mediatized) Counts of Castell-Rüdenhausen[edit]

  • Christian Frederick (1806 - 1850)
  • Wolfgang (1850-1901)

(Mediatized) Princes of Castell-Rüdenhausen (1901)[edit]

  • Wolfgang, Count 1850-1901, 1st Prince 1901-1913 (1830-1913), m. Emma, Princess of Ysenburg and Büdingen
    • Casimir, 2nd Prince 1913-1933 (1861-1933), m. Mechtild, Countess of Bentinck
      • Rupert, 3rd Prince 1933-1944 (1910-1944)
      • Siegfried, 4th Prince 1944-2007 (1916-2007), m. Irene, Countess of Solms-Laubach
        • Johann-Friedrich, 5th Prince 2007-2014[1] (1948-2014), m. Maria, Countess of Schönborn-Wiesentheid
          • Otto, 6th Prince 2014-present (b.1985)
          • Prince Anton (b.1992)

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Coordinates: 49°45′59″N 10°20′22″E / 49.7665°N 10.3395°E / 49.7665; 10.3395