Counts, dukes and grand dukes of Oldenburg

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Monarchy of Oldenburg
Provincial/State
Wappen Deutsches Reich - Grossherzogtum Oldenburg.png
August II von Oldenburg 1902.jpg
Details
Style His Royal Highness
First monarch Elimar I (As Count)
Last monarch Frederick Augustus II (As Grand Duke)
Formation 1101
Abolition 9 November 1918
Residence Rastede Castle
Pretender(s) Christian
See also: List of consorts of Oldenburg
Shield of the Counts of Oldenburg
Shield of the Counts of Oldenburg-Delmenhorst
Shield of the Grand Dukes of Oldenburg
Anthony Günther, the last Count of the non-Danish branch of the House of Oldenburg

This is a list of the counts, dukes, grand dukes, and prime ministers of Oldenburg.

Counts of Oldenburg[edit]

Main article: County of Oldenburg

Dukes of Oldenburg[edit]

Main article: Duchy of Oldenburg
Name Portrait Birth Marriages Death
Frederick Augustus I
1774–6 July 1785
Friedrich August von Oldenburg.jpg 20 September 1711
Gottorp, Schleswig
son of Christian August of Holstein-Gottorp and Albertina Frederica
Ulrike Friederike Wilhelmine of Hesse-Kassel
Kassel
21 November 1752
three children
6 July 1785
Oldenburg
aged 73
Peter Frederick William
1785–1810
Wappen Deutsches Reich - Grossherzogtum Oldenburg.png 3 January 1754
Eutin
son of Frederick August I and Ulrike
Never married 2 July 1823
Schloss Plön
aged 69
To France in 1810–1813
Name Portrait Birth Marriages Death
Peter Frederick William
1813–2 July 1823
Wappen Deutsches Reich - Grossherzogtum Oldenburg.png 3 January 1754
Eutin
son of Frederick Augustus I and Ulrike
Never married 2 July 1823
Schloss Plön
aged 69
Peter I Frederick Louis
1823–21 May 1829
Peter I Oldenburg.jpg 17 January 1755
Rastede
nephew of Frederick Augustus I and cousin of William
Frederica of Württemberg
6 June 1781
two children
21 May 1829
Oldenburg
aged 74

Grand Dukes of Oldenburg[edit]

Name Portrait Birth Marriages Death
Paul Frederick Augustus I
1829–27 February 1853
AugustOld.jpg 13 July 1783
Rastede
son of Peter I and Friederike
Adelheid of Anhalt-Bernburg-Schaumburg-Hoym
24 July 1817
two children

Ida of Anhalt-Bernburg-Schaumburg-Hoym
24 June 1825
one child

Cecilia of Sweden
5 May 1831
three children
27 February 1853
Oldenburg
aged 69
Nicholas Frederick Peter II
1853–13 June 1900
NicolaasFrederikPeter.jpg 8 July 1827
Oldenburg
son of Augustus I and Ida
Elisabeth of Saxe-Altenburg
10 February 1852
two children
13 June 1900
Rastede
aged 72
Frederick Augustus II [1]
1900–11 November 1918
August II von Oldenburg 1902.jpg 16 November 1852
Oldenburg
son of Peter II and Elisabeth
Elisabeth Anna of Prussia
18 February 1878
two children

Elisabeth of Mecklenburg-Schwerin
24 October 1896
5 children
24 February 1931
Rastede
aged 78

Full style[edit]

  • Grand Duke of Oldenburg, Heir in Norway, Duke of Schleswig, Holstein, Stormarn, Ditmarshes & Oldenburg, Prince of Lübeck and Birkenfeld, Lord of Jever and Kniphausen

Heads of the Grand Ducal Family of Oldenburg since 1918 (not ruling)[edit]

  • Frederick Augustus II,former Grand Duke, Head of House 1900-1931 (1852-1931)
    • Nikolaus, Duke 1931-1970 (1897-1970)
      • Anton Günther, Duke 1970-2014 (1923-2014)
        • Christian, Duke 2014-present (born 1955)
          • Duke Alexander, heir apparent (born 1990)
          • Duke Philipp (born 1991)
          • Duke Anton Friedrich (born 1993)
      • Duke Peter (born 1926)
        • Duke Friedrich August (born 1952)
        • Duke Nikolaus (born 1955)
          • Duke Christoph (born 1985)
          • Duke Georg (born 1990)
          • Duke Oscar (born 1991)
        • Duke Georg Moritz (born 1957)
      • Duke Friedrich August (born 1936)
        • Duke Paul-Wladimir (born 1969)
          • Duke Kirill (born 2002)
          • Duke Carlos (born 2004)
          • Duke Paul (born 2005)
      • Duke Huno (born 1940)
      • Duke Johann (born 1940)
        • Duke Konstantin Nikolaus (born 1975)

Prime Ministers of the Republic of Oldenburg[edit]

To Lower Saxony in 1946

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Grand Duke of Oldenburg Dead. Connected with Russian Imperial Family. His Military Services.". New York Times. June 14, 1900. 

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