Heinrich, Prince of Fürstenberg
|Prince of Fürstenberg|
Heinrich in 2002.
|Head of the House of Fürstenberg|
|Tenure||2011 – present|
|Born||Heinrich Maximilian Egon Karl Fürst zu Fürstenberg|
17 July 1950
|Spouse||Princess Maximiliane of Windisch-Graetz|
|Issue||Christian, Hereditary Prince of Fürstenberg|
|Father||Joachim Egon, Prince of Fürstenberg|
|Mother||Countess Paula von Königsegg-Aulendorf|
Prince Heinrich zu Fürstenberg was born in 1950 at Heilingenberg Castle in Seeheim-Jugenheim, Germany. He is the son of Joachim Egon, Prince of Fürstenberg and Countess Paula von Königsegg-Aulendorf. He studied economics at university in Vienna.
Personal life and family
In 1976 Prince Heinrich married his second cousin, Princess Maximiliane of Windisch-Graetz in Rome, Italy. In 1977 their first child, Prince Christian, was born. In 1985 their second child, Prince Antonius, was born. In 2010 his eldest son married Jeannette Griesel. His younger son married Matilde dei Principi Borromeo Arese Taverna in 2011.
Prince Heinrich's father died in 2002, and he assumed the role as Head of the Princely House of Fürstenberg in 2011. He owns and manages the family businesses, which include landholdings and beer brewing. The Fürstenberg family are the second-largest forest owners in Germany. They were granted the right to brew beer in 1283 by Rudolf I of Germany, and have been in the business ever since. In 2005 Prince Heinrich joined the Fürstenberg Brewery with Brau Holding International.
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