|Prince of Waldeck and Pyrmont|
|Reign||24 September 1812 – 9 September 1813|
|Predecessor||Friedrich Karl August|
|Born||6 May 1747|
|Died||9 September 1813 (aged 66)|
Rhoden, Principality of Waldeck and Pyrmont
|Spouse||Princess Augusta of Schwarzburg-Sondershausen|
George II, Prince of Waldeck and Pyrmont
Ida, Princess of Schaumburg-Lippe
Prince Karl Christian
|House||House of Waldeck and Pyrmont|
|Father||Karl August, Prince of Waldeck and Pyrmont|
|Mother||Countess Palatine Christiane Henriette of Zweibrücken-Birkenfeld|
Prince of Waldeck and Pyrmont
After the death of his brother in 1812, George took over the government in Waldeck.
Marriage and children
He married Princess Augusta of Schwarzburg-Sondershausen (1768-1849), daughter of August II, Prince of Schwarzburg-Sondershausen and Princess Christine of Anhalt-Bernburg, in Otterwisch on 12 September 1784. They had nine sons and four daughters:
- Princess Christiane of Waldeck and Pyrmont (23 March 1787 – 16 March 1806)
- Prince Karl of Waldeck and Pyrmont (7 July 1788 – 3 October 1795)
- George II (20 September 1789 – 15 May 1845), married Princess Emma of Anhalt-Bernburg-Schaumburg-Hoym, had issue
- Prince Friedrich of Waldeck and Pyrmont (3 November 1790 – 1 February 1828), married Ursula Polle, created Countess of Waldeck, had issue who held the title Count/Countess von Waldeck.
- Prince Christian of Waldeck and Pyrmont (19 June 1792 – 8 July 1795)
- Princess Augusta of Waldeck and Pyrmont (7 August 1793 – 29 April 1794)
- Prince Johann of Waldeck and Pyrmont (25 September 1794 – 8 October 1814)
- Princess Ida of Waldeck and Pyrmont (26 September 1796 – 12 April 1869), married George William, Prince of Schaumburg-Lippe, had issue.
- Prince Wolrad of Waldeck and Pyrmont (23 April 1798 – 24 August 1821)
- Princess Mathilde of Waldeck and Pyrmont (10 Apr 1801 – 13 Apr 1825), married Duke Eugen of Württemberg, had issue.
- Prince Karl Christian of Waldeck and Pyrmont (12 April 1803 – 19 Jul 1846), married Countess Amalie of Lippe-Biesterfeld, had issue.
- Princess Karoline Christiane of Waldeck and Pyrmont (17 November 1804 – 3 March 1806)
- Prince Hermann of Waldeck and Pyrmont (12 October 1809 – 6 October 1876), married Countess Agnes Teleki de Szék, no issue.
|Ancestors of George I, Prince of Waldeck and Pyrmont|
Notes and sources
- C. Arnold McNaughton, The Book of Kings: A Royal Genealogy, in 3 volumes (London, U.K.: Garnstone Press, 1973), volume 1, page 232. Hereinafter cited as The Book of Kings.
- thePeerage.com - Georg I Prinz zu Waldeck und Pyrmont
- http://www.documentarchiv.de/nzjh/1807/rheinbund_akzessionsvertrag-waldeck.html (German)
- Karl Theodor Menke: Pyrmont und seine Umgebung. Hameln, Pyrmont, 1840, S.65
- L. Curtze: Geschichte und Beschreibung des Fürstentums Waldeck. Arolsen, 1850, S.619f.