Princess Marie of Waldeck and Pyrmont

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Princess Marie
Princess William of Württemberg
Born (1857-05-23)23 May 1857
Arolsen, Waldeck and Pyrmont
Died 30 April 1882(1882-04-30) (aged 24)
Ludwigsburg, Württemberg
Spouse Prince William of Württemberg
Issue Pauline, Princess of Wied
Prince Ulrich
Full name
Georgine Henriette Marie
House Waldeck and Pyrmont
Father George Victor, Prince of Waldeck and Pyrmont
Mother Princess Helena of Nassau
Religion Calvinism

Princess Marie of Waldeck and Pyrmont (Georgine Henriette Marie; 23 May 1857 – 30 April 1882) was the third daughter of George Victor, Prince of Waldeck and Pyrmont and his wife, Princess Helena of Nassau, younger half-sister of Adolphe, Grand Duke of Luxembourg.


Marie was born in Arolsen, then part of the German Principality of Waldeck and Pyrmont. Her younger brother, Friedrich, was the last reigning prince of Waldeck and Pyrmont. Two of her younger sisters, Emma and Helena, married William III of the Netherlands and Prince Leopold, Duke of Albany (youngest son of Queen Victoria), respectively.


On 15 February 1877 at Arolsen, Marie married, Prince William of Württemberg (later King William II of Württemberg).

They had three children:


Marie died on 30 April 1882 in Stuttgart, from complications resulting from the birth of her third child. William married again in 1886 to Charlotte of Schaumburg-Lippe.

Titles and styles[edit]

  • 23 May 1857 – 15 February 1877: Her Serene Highness Princess Marie of Waldeck and Pyrmont.
  • 15 February 1877 – 30 April 1882: Her Royal Highness Princess William of Württemberg.



  • Sönke Lorenz, Dieter Mertens, Volker Press (Hrsg.): Das Haus Württemberg. Ein biographisches Lexikon. Kohlhammer, Stuttgart 1997, ISBN 3-17-013605-4, p. 335
  • Hansmartin Decker-Hauff: Frauen im Hause Württemberg DRW-Verlag, Leinfelden-Echterdingen 1997, ISBN 3-87181-390-7, p. 266