Friedrich Ferdinand, Hereditary Prince of Schleswig-Holstein

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Prince Friedrich Ferdinand
Hereditary Prince of Schleswig-Holstein
Born (1985-07-19) 19 July 1985 (age 31)
Eckernförde, Schleswig-Holstein, West Germany
Full name
Friedrich Ferdinand
House House of Schleswig-Holstein
Father Christoph, Prince of Schleswig-Holstein
Mother Princess Elisabeth of Lippe-Weissenfeld
Ducal Family of
Schleswig-Holstein
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HH The Prince
HH The Princess


HH The Dowager Duchess

  • HH Princess Marita
  • HH Prince Alexander
    • HH Princess Helena
    • HH Prince Julian
  • HH Princess Ingeborg

Friedrich Ferdinand, Hereditary Prince of Schleswig-Holstein (born 19 July 1985 in Eckernförde, Schleswig-Holstein, West Germany) is the heir apparent of Christoph, Prince of Schleswig-Holstein, current Head of the House of Schleswig-Holstein, the senior extant line of the House of Oldenburg. Friedrich Ferdinand is the eldest son of Christoph and his wife Princess Elisabeth of Lippe-Weissenfeld. As a 4th-great-grandson of Queen Victoria, he is in the line of succession to the British throne. He is heir to the headship of a house that includes the Queen of Denmark, the King of Norway, the deposed King of Greece and, patrilineally, the Prince of Wales.

Titles, styles, honours and arms[edit]

Titles and styles[edit]

  • 19 July 1985 – present: His Highness The Hereditary Prince of Schleswig-Holstein.

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Friedrich Ferdinand, Hereditary Prince of Schleswig-Holstein
Cadet branch of the House of Oldenburg
Born: 19 July 1985
Preceded by
First in line
Line of succession to the Headship of the House of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Glücksburg
1st position
Succeeded by
Prince Constantin of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Glücksburg
Preceded by
Christoph, Prince of Schleswig-Holstein
Line of succession to the British throne
descended from Alfred, son of Victoria