Princess Feodora of Denmark

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Princess Feodora of Denmark
Princess Christian of Schaumburg-Lippe
Born(1910-07-03)3 July 1910
Jaegersborghus, Gentofte, Denmark
Died17 March 1975(1975-03-17) (aged 64)
Bückeburg, Lower Saxony, Germany
SpousePrince Christian of Schaumburg-Lippe
IssuePrince Wilhelm
Prince Waldemar
Princess Marie
Prince Harald
Full name
Feodora Louise Caroline-Mathilde Viktoria Alexandra Frederikke Johanne
FatherPrince Harald of Denmark
MotherPrincess Helena Adelaide of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Glücksburg

Princess Feodora of Denmark (Feodora Louise Caroline-Mathilde Viktoria Alexandra Frederikke Johanne) (3 July 1910 – 17 March 1975) was a Danish princess as a daughter of Prince Harald of Denmark and granddaughter of Frederick VIII of Denmark.

As the wife of Prince Christian of Schaumburg-Lippe she became a Princess of Schaumburg-Lippe by marriage.[1]

Early life[edit]

Princess Feodora's birthplace Jægersborghus in 1909.

Princess Feodora was born on 3 July 1910 at the Jægersborghus country house in Gentofte north of Copenhagen, Denmark.[1]

She was the first child and daughter of Prince Harald of Denmark, son of King Frederick VIII of Denmark and Princess Louise of Sweden. Her mother was Princess Helena of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Glücksburg, daughter of Friedrich Ferdinand, Duke of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Glücksburg and Princess Karoline Mathilde of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Augustenburg.[1]

Marriage and issue[edit]

Feodora married her first cousin, Prince Christian of Schaumburg-Lippe on 9 September 1937 at Fredensborg Palace, Zealand, Denmark.[1] Prince Christian was a son of Prince Frederick of Schaumburg-Lippe and Princess Louise of Denmark who was a sister of Feodora's father, Prince Harald. Prince Christian was the head of a junior line of the House of Schaumburg-Lippe which resided at Náchod in Bohemia.

Feodora and Christian had four children:[1]

Later life[edit]

Prince Christian died in 1974. Princess Feodora died on 17 March the following year in Bückeburg, Lower Saxony, Germany.

Titles and styles[edit]

  • 3 July 1910 – 9 September 1937: Her Highness Princess Feodora of Denmark
  • 9 September 1937 – 17 March 1975: Her Highness Princess Christian of Schaumburg-Lippe, Princess of Denmark



  1. ^ a b c d e Darryl Lundy (23 February 2007). "Feodora zu Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Glücksburg, Princess of Denmark". Retrieved 2008-09-21.