Ernst Casimir II, 2nd Prince of Ysenburg and Büdingen

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Ernst Casimir II
Prince of Ysenburg and Büdingen
Prince of Ysenburg and Büdingen
Reign 1 November 1848 - 16 February 1861
Predecessor Ernst Casimir I
Successor Bruno
Born (1806-12-14)14 December 1806
Büdingen
Died 16 February 1861(1861-02-16) (aged 54)
Büdingen
Spouse Countess Thekla of Erbach-Fürstenau
Issue Bruno, 3rd Prince of Ysenburg and Büdingen
Prince Adalbert
Princess Emma
Princess Agnes
Prince Lothar
Full name
Ernst Casimir
House House of Ysenburg-Büdingen
Father Ernst Casimir I, 1st Prince of Ysenburg and Büdingen
Mother Countess Ferdinande of Erbach-Schönberg

Ernst Casimir II of Ysenburg and Büdingen[1][2] (14 December 1806, Büdingen[1][2] – 16 February 1861, Büdingen[1][2]) was the second[1][2] Prince of Ysenburg and Büdingen. Ernst Casimir was the eldest son and second eldest child of Ernst Casimir I, 1st Prince of Ysenburg and Büdingen and his wife Countess Ferdinande of Erbach-Schönberg.[1][2]

Education and military service[edit]

At the age of 12, Ernst Casimir attended the Royal Prussian Pädagogium in Halle. After passing Maturum in 1826, Ernst Casimir studied first at the University of Giessen and later at the Berlin College of History and Archeology. To learn the French language, he held temporarily studied in Basel and Geneva. Ernst Casimir also served for several years in the Imperial and Royal Army of the Austrian Empire. On 1 November 1848, succeeded to the title of Prince of Ysenburg and Büdingen upon the abdication of his father.

Marriage and issue[edit]

Ernst Casimir married Countess Thekla of Erbach-Fürstenau, fourth eldest daughter of Albrecht, Count of Erbach-Fürstenau and his wife Princess Emilie of Hohenlohe-Neuenstein-Ingelfingen, on 8 September 1836 in Beerfelden.[1][2] Ernst Casimir and Thekla had five children:[1][2]

∞ Princess Mathilde of Solms-Hohensolms-Lich (1842-1867) on 31 July 1862 in Lich, had two issue
∞ Countess Bertha of Castell-Rüdenhausen (1845-1927) on 30 September 1869 in Rüdenhausen, had eight issue
∞ Princess Alexandra of Ysenburg and Büdingen in Wächtersbach (1855-1932) on 18 November 1875 in Wächtersbach, no issue
  • Princess Emma Ferdinande Emilie of Ysenburg and Büdingen (born 23 February 1841 in Büdingen; died 22 April 1926 in Rüdenhausen)[1][2]
∞ Wolfgang, Prince of Castell-Rüdenhausen (1830-1913) on 17 May 1859 in Büdingen, had nine issue
  • Princess Agnes Marie Luitgarde of Ysenburg and Büdingen (born 20 March 1843 in Büdingen; died 17 October 1912 in Meerholz)[1][2]
∞ Karl, Count of Ysenburg and Büdingen in Meerholz (1819-1900) on 21 November 1865 in Büdingen, had five issue, among which:
  1. Count Friedrich of Ysenburg and Büdingen in Meerholz, who married Princess Marie Reuss of Greiz (daughter of Heinrich XX, Prince Reuss of Greiz), no issue
  2. Countess Gisela of Ysenburg and Büdingen in Meerholz, who married Prince Friedrich Wilhelm of Lippe (son of Julius, Count of Lippe-Biesterfeld) and had a daughter, Princess Calixta of Lippe
  • Prince Lothar of Ysenburg and Büdingen (born 27 September 1851 in Büdingen; died 23 February 1888 in Wiesbaden)[1][2]
∞ Countess Jacqueline Worbert of Wassenaer-Starrenburg (1853-1930) on 19 August 1875 in Almelo, no issue

Titles, styles, honours and arms[edit]

Titles and styles[edit]

  • 14 December 1806 - 1840: His Serene Highness The Hereditary Count of Ysenburg and Büdingen
  • 1840 - 1 November 1848: His Serene Highness The Hereditary Prince of Ysenburg and Büdingen
  • 1 November 1848 - 16 February 1861: His Serene Highness The Prince of Ysenburg and Büdingen

References[edit]

  • Herman Haupt (Hrsg.): Hessische Biografien. Band I, Lieferung 1. Großherzoglich hessischer Staatsverlag, Darmstadt 1912
  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l Darryl Lundy (18 February 2007). "Ernst Casimir 2nd Fürst zu Ysenburg und Büdingen in Büdingen". thePeerage.com. Retrieved 2008-11-09.  External link in |publisher= (help)
  2. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l Paul Theroff. "ISENBURG". Paul Theroff's Royal Genealogy Site. Archived from the original on April 30, 2009. Retrieved 2008-11-09. 
Ernst Casimir II, 2nd Prince of Ysenburg and Büdingen
Cadet branch of the House of Ysenburg
Born: 14 December 1806 Died: 16 February 1861
German nobility
Preceded by
Ernst Casimir I
Prince of Ysenburg and Büdingen
1 November 1848 - 16 February 1861
Succeeded by
Bruno