Prince Wilhelm Victor of Prussia
|William Victor of Prussia|
|Prince of Prussia|
15 February 1919|
Kiel, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany
|Died||7 February 1989
Donaueschingen, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany
|Burial||11 February 1989
Nordfriedhof, Munich, Germany
|Spouse||Marie Antoinette, Countess of Hoyos|
|Issue||Princess Marie Louise of Prussia
Prince Adalbert Alexander of Prussia
|Father||Prince Adalbert of Prussia|
|Mother||Princess Adelaide of Saxe-Meiningen|
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) was a German nobleman, soldier and diplomat.
Prince Wilhelm Victor was a grandson of Emperor Wilhelm II and the youngest child of Prince Adalbert of Prussia (14 July 1884 – 22 September 1948) and Princess Adelheid "Adi" of Saxe-Meiningen (16 August 1891 – 25 April 1971). His father, Prince Adalbert carried also the title "Graf Lingen". He forfeited his rights of succession as a result of his unequal marriage.
His sister, Princess Viktoria Marina married William Patterson.
- Princess Marie Louise Marina Franziska (born Konstanz 18 September 1945), who wed at Donaueschingen 22 May 1971 Count Rudolf von Schönburg-Glauchau (born 25 September 1932, Wechselburg); had issue
- Count Friedrich (born 1985)
- Prince Adalbert Alexander Friedrich Joachim Christian (born Konstanz 4 March 1948), who married at Glentorf 14 June 1981 Eva Maria Kudicke (born Shahi, Iran 30 June 1951); had issue
- Alexander von Preußen (born 3 October 1984)
- Christian von Preußen (born 3 July 1986)
- Philipp von Preußen (born 3 July 1986)
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.
Prince Wilhelm Viktor died on 7 February 1989 at age 69.
Titles, styles, honours and arms
Titles and styles
- Lundy, Darryl. "The Peerage: Wilhelm-Victor Prinz von Preußen". Retrieved 15 November 2012.[unreliable source]
- Marlene A. Eilers Koenig. "Twins in the royal house of Prussia". Royal Musings. Retrieved 3 January 2013.
- Lundy, Darryl. "The Peerage: Marie-Antoinette Gräfin von Hoyos". Retrieved 13 November 2008.[unreliable source]
- 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.