Countess Georgina von Wilczek

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Princess Georgina
Georgina von Wilczek.jpg
Princess consort of Liechtenstein
Tenure 7 March 1943 – 18 October 1989
Born (1921-10-24)24 October 1921
Graz, Styria, Republic of Austria
Died 18 October 1989(1989-10-18) (aged 67)
Grabs, Switzerland
Burial St. Florian Cathedral, Vaduz
Spouse Prince Franz Joseph II, Prince of Liechtenstein
Issue
Full name
Georgine Norberte Johanna Franziska Antonie Marie Raphaela
Father Count Ferdinand Maria von Wilczek
Mother Countess Norbertine Kinsky von Wchinitz und Tettau
Religion Roman Catholicism

Georgine "Gina" von Wilczek (Georgine Norberte Johanna Franziska Antonie Marie Raphaela; 24 October 1921 – 18 October 1989) was the daughter and only child of Ferdinand Maria, Count of Wilczek (1893–1977), and his wife, Countess Norbertine Kinsky von Wchinitz und Tettau (1888–1923).[1] She was born in Graz, and was the mother of Prince Hans-Adam II of Liechtenstein.[2][3]

Marriage and children[edit]

On 7 March 1943, at Vaduz, she married Franz Joseph II, Prince of Liechtenstein, and by him became the mother of five children:

Georgina was founder and president of the Liechtenstein Red Cross, and was also active in many other charities.[4]

She died in Grabs, Switzerland, in October 1989, a month before her husband.[4][5] She had been hospitalized for an undisclosed illness leading up to her death.[5]

Titles and styles[edit]

  • 24 October 1921 – 7 March 1943: Countess Georgina von Wilczek.[1]
  • 7 March 1943 – 18 October 1989: Her Serene Highness The Princess of Liechtenstein.

Honours[edit]

National honours[edit]

Foreign honours[edit]

Ancestry[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Royal Ark
  2. ^ Dotson, Samuel C., Genealogie des Fürstlichen Hauses Liechtenstein seit Hartmann II. (1544–1585), Rosvall Royal Books, Falköping, Sweden, p. 68.
  3. ^ Willis, Daniel, The Descendants of Louis XIII, Clearfield Co., Inc., Baltimore, Maryland, 1999, ISBN 0-8063-4942-5, p. 510.
  4. ^ a b "Princess Gina, Liechtenstein Princess", The Washington Post, 19 October 1989 
  5. ^ a b "Princess Gina", The New York Times, Vaduz, Liechtenstein, 18 October 1989 
  6. ^ http://c7.alamy.com/comp/E125MH/aug-08-1988-50-year-anniversary-of-prince-franz-joseph-ii-prince-franz-E125MH.jpg
  7. ^ a b , Princess Gina wearing the Order of Saints Olga and Sophia and the Liechtenstein Order of Merit
  8. ^ https://s-media-cache-ak0.pinimg.com/736x/1c/ce/74/1cce749ad8eeb021537f489702633189.jpg
  9. ^ http://www.gettyimages.co.uk/detail/news-photo/gina-of-liechtenstein-franz-joseph-of-liechtenstein-marie-news-photo/110139172
  10. ^ a b , Princess Gina wearing the Liechtenstein Order of Merit and Holy See Decoration of Honour
  11. ^ http://3.bp.blogspot.com/_dHMUkWjxiWM/TLFk41imIgI/AAAAAAAAHAc/HhpY3lh0XAU/s640/FranzJosefGinasapphires.jpg
  12. ^ a b Military Collection
  13. ^ Princess Gina wearing the Order on her left chest
  14. ^ http://40.media.tumblr.com/54a1745ecf42af6d3e67d1b8bd0aa26d/tumblr_nzkp79T1TY1qg0umko1_1280.png
  15. ^ Wedding of Constantine of Greece and Anne-Marie of Denmark
  16. ^ http://ru-royalty.livejournal.com/2534953.html
  17. ^ http://badraie.com/images/liechtenstein.JPG
  18. ^ Equestrian Order of the Holy Sepulchre of Jerusalem
  19. ^ Princely Visite

External links[edit]

Countess Georgina von Wilczek
Wilczek Family
Born: 24 October 1921 Died: 18 October 1989
Liechtensteiner royalty
Preceded by
Elisabeth von Gutmann
Princess Consort of Liechtenstein
1943–1989
Succeeded by
Countess Marie Kinsky of Wchinitz and Tettau