Prince William of Schaumburg-Lippe

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Prince William of Schaumburg-Lippe
Wilhelm zu Schaumburg Lippe 1901.jpg
William of Schaumburg-Lippe in 1901
Born(1834-12-12)12 December 1834
Bückeburg, Schaumburg-Lippe
Died4 April 1906(1906-04-04) (aged 71)
Ratibořice, Kingdom of Bohemia
SpousePrincess Bathildis of Anhalt-Dessau
IssueCharlotte, Queen of Württemberg
Prince Franz Joseph
Prince Friedrich
Prince Albrecht
Prince Maximilian
Bathildis, Princess of Waldeck and Pyrmont
Adelaide, Duchess of Saxe-Altenburg
Princess Alexandra
Full name
German: Wilhelm Karl August
HouseHouse of Lippe
FatherGeorge William, Prince of Schaumburg-Lippe
MotherPrincess Ida of Waldeck and Pyrmont

Prince William of Schaumburg-Lippe (German: Prinz Wilhelm Karl August zu Schaumburg-Lippe; 12 December 1834 – 4 April 1906) was son of George William, Prince of Schaumburg-Lippe and member of the House of Lippe.

Early life[edit]

William was born at Bückeburg, Schaumburg-Lippe, seventh child and third son of George William, Prince of Schaumburg-Lippe (1784–1860), (son of Philip II, Count of Schaumburg-Lippe and Landgravine Juliane of Hesse-Philippsthal) and his wife, Princess Ida of Waldeck and Pyrmont (1796–1869), (daughter of George I, Prince of Waldeck and Pyrmont and Princess Augusta of Schwarzburg-Sondershausen).


William married 30 May 1862 at Dessau to Princess Bathildis of Anhalt-Dessau (1837–1902), daughter of Prince Frederick Augustus of Anhalt-Dessau, and his wife, Princess Marie Luise Charlotte of Hesse-Kassel.

They had eight children:

He and his daughter-in-law Princess Louise of Denmark died five hours apart at the family castle in Nachod, Bohemia.[1]

Titles and styles[edit]

  • 12 December 1834 – 4 April 1906: His Serene Highness Prince William of Schaumburg-Lippe



  1. ^ "Prince and Princess Dead", The New York Times, Vienna, 5 April 1906

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