Arms of the Princes of Wied
Wied-Neuwied was a German statelet of northeastern Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany, located northeast of the Rhine River, north and inclusive of Neuwied. Wied-Neuwied was a partition of Wied, and was raised from a County to a Principality in 1784. Prince Alexander Philip Maximilian was the second son of Prince John Frederick Alexander and was a famous explorer, ethnologist and naturalist. Wied-Neuwied was mediatised to Nassau and Prussia in 1806.
The House of Wied-Neuwied with William of Albania ruled Albania (Principality of Albania). The current successor of this family is a possible pretender to the vacant Albanian throne.
Counts of Wied-Neuwied (1698–1784)
Princes of Wied-Neuwied (1784–1806)
Heads of the House of Wied-Neuwied, 1806–present