Princess Iniga of Thurn and Taxis

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Princess Iniga of Thurn and Taxis
Princess Iniga von Urach
Born (1925-08-25)25 August 1925
Schloss Niederaichbach, Niederaichbach, Bavaria, Germany
Died 17 September 2008(2008-09-17) (aged 83)
Aufhausen, Bavaria, [Germany
Spouse Prince Eberhard von Urach
Issue Princess Amelie
Princess Elisabeth
Karl Anselm, Duke von Urach
Wilhelm Albert, Duke von Urach
Prince Inigo
Full name
German: Iniga Anna Margarete Wilhelmine Luise
House Thurn and Taxis
Father Prince Ludwig Philipp of Thurn and Taxis
Mother Princess Elisabeth of Luxembourg
Religion Roman Catholic

Princess Iniga Anna Margarete Wilhelmine Luise of Thurn and Taxis (German Iniga Anna Margarete Wilhelmine Luise, Prinzessin von Thurn und Taxis, 25 August 1925, Schloss Niederaichbach, Niederaichbach, Bavaria, Germany – 17 September 2008, Aufhausen, Germany) was a princess of the House of Thurn and Taxis by birth and a Princess of Urach through her marriage to Prince Eberhard von Urach, member of a morganatic branch of the former royal House of Württemberg .[1][2]

Family[edit]

Iniga was the second child and only daughter of Prince Ludwig Philipp of Thurn and Taxis and his wife Princess Elisabeth of Luxembourg.[1][2]

Marriage and issue[edit]

Iniga married Prince Eberhard von Urach, eighth child of Wilhelm, 2nd Duke von Urach and his wife Duchess Amalie in Bavaria, civilly 18 May 1948 in Niederaichbach and religiously 20 May 1948 in Regensburg.[1][2] Prince Eberhard served as a reconnaissance officer in 1938–44 and was promoted to major.[3][4] Iniga and Eberhard had issue:[1]

  • Princess Amelie von Urach (6 April 1949),[1] married Curt-Hildebrand von Einsiedel in 1974, with issue:
    • Alexander von Einsiedel (4 January 1976)
    • Elisabeth Helene von Einsiedel (4 May 1977) married Count Amaury du Réau de La Gaignonnière on 14 February 2012, later divorced. She remarried 17 May 2014 Ulrich Kunhardt von Schmidt, with issue.
    • Iniga von Einsiedel (11 January 1979) married 6 June 2015 Botho, Count von Lüttichau.
    • Sophie von Einsiedel (2 March 1980) married Christian von Eichborn on 15 May 2004, with issue.
    • Therese von Einsiedel (17 January 1984) married 26 July 2014 Prince François d'Orléans, Count of Dreux
      • Prince Philippe d'Orléans (5 May 2017)
    • Victoria von Einsiedel (30 July 1986)
    • Valerie von Einsiedel (30 July 1986)
    • Felicitas von Einsiedel (23 February 1990) married 2015 Alexander von Kempis.
  • Princess Elisabeth von Urach (10 December 1952[1]–20 September 2012[5])
  • Karl Anselm, Duke von Urach (5 February 1955)[1] married 1990 Saskia Wüsthof, divorced1996, with issue; remarried 2014 Uta Maria Priemer.
    • Prince Wilhelm von Urach (8 July 1991)
    • Prince Maximilian von Urach (5 May 1993)
  • Wilhelm Albert, Duke von Urach (9 August 1957)[1] married Karen von Brauchitsch on 1 February 1992, with issue.
    • Prince Karl Philipp von Urach (6 July 1992)
    • Princess Alexandra-Charlotte von Urach (18 February 1994)
    • Princess Louisa Antonia von Urach (12 February 1996)
  • Prince Inigo von Urach (12 April 1965),[1] married 21 September 1991 Baroness Daniela von und zu Bodman, with issue:
    • Prince Eberhard von Urach (20 October 1992)
    • Prince Anselm von Urach (29 November 1996)
    • Princess Amelie von Urach (11 November 1998)

After her father's death, Iniga inherited her father's estate Schloss Niederaichbach.

Death[edit]

Iniga died on 17 September 2008 at her home in Aufhausen.[6] A requiem and funeral were held at the Wallfahrtskirche St. Maria Himmelfahrt in Aufkirchen am Starnberger See on 23 September 2008.[6] She was buried in the Friedhof Aufkirchen.

Titles, styles, honours and arms[edit]

Titles and styles[edit]

  • 25 August 1925 – 18 May 1948: Her Serene Highness Princess Iniga of Thurn and Taxis
  • 18 May 1948 – 17 September 2008: Her Serene Highness Princess Iniga von Urach

Ancestry[edit]

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