Prince Wilhelm Victor of Prussia

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Prince Wilhelm Victor of Prussia (Wilhelm Viktor Ernst Freund Friedrich Georg Adalbert) (15 February 1919 in Kiel, Schleswig-Holstein, 7 February 1989 in Donaueschingen, Baden-Württemberg)[1] was a German nobleman, soldier and diplomat.

Life[edit]

Prince Wilhelm Victor a grandson of Emperor Wilhelm II., a son of Prince Adalbert of Prussia (14 July 1884 – 22 September 1948) and Princess Adelheid "Adi" of Saxe-Meiningen (16 August 1891 – 25 April 1971). He was the youngest child of Prince Adalbert.[2] Prince Wilhelm Viktor, forfeited his rights of succession as a result of his unequal marriage. His father, Prince Adalbert carried the title "Graf Lingen". His sister, Princess Viktoria Marina married William Patterson. Her marriage was certainly not dynastic.

House of Hohenzollern

Marriage[edit]

Prince Wilhem Victor who married at Donaueschingen 20 July 1944 Marie Antoinette, Countess of Hoyos [1] (Hohenthurm, 27 June 1920 – Marbella 1 March 2004), and had the following issue:

The Princess was born Countess Marie Antoinette, at Hohenthurm, 27 June 1920, daughter of Friedrich, Count Hoyos-Sprinzenstein, Baron zu Stichsenstein and Wilhelmine von Wuthenau of the Counts Hohenthurm.[3]

Prince Wilhelm Viktor died on 7 February 1989 at age 69.

Titles, styles, honours and arms[edit]

Titles and styles[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Lundy, Darryl. "The Peerage: Wilhelm-Victor Prinz von Preußen". Retrieved 15 November 2012. [unreliable source?]
  2. ^ Marlene A. Eilers Koenig. "Twins in the royal house of Prussia". Royal Musings. Retrieved 3 January 2013. 
  3. ^ Lundy, Darryl. "The Peerage: Marie-Antoinette Gräfin von Hoyos". Retrieved 13 November 2008. [unreliable source?]

External links[edit]

Bibliography[edit]

  • Marlene A. Eilers, Queen Victoria's Descendants (Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1987), page 155. Hereinafter cited as Queen Victoria's Descendants.
  • C. Arnold McNaughton, The Book of Kings: A Royal Genealogy, in 3 volumes (London, U.K.: Garnstone Press, 1973), volume 1, page 59. Hereinafter cited as The Book of King.
  • Karin Feuerstein-Praßer: Die Deutschen Kaiserinnen 1871-1918, Piper Verlag 2002.
  • John C. G. Röhl: The Kaiser and his court. Wilhelm II and the government of Germany. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge 1994.
  • John C. G. Röhl: Wilhelm II., C. H. Beck, München 1993–2008.