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Württemberg Cadet Lines

Cadets of Württemberg

Counts of Württemberg-Mömpelgard

1444–1617

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Ludwig I (1412 – 1450) Count of Württemberg-Urach

  • Ludwig I (1412 – 1450) Count of Württemberg-Urach, son of Eberhard IV (1388 –1419) Count of Württemberg-Stuttgart and Henriette (1387 – 1444) Sovereign Countess of Montbéliard
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Ludwig II (1439– 1457) Count of Württemberg-Urach

  • Ludwig II (1439– 1457) Count of Württemberg-Urach. Married Mechthild of the Palatinate (1418–1482) daughter of Ludwig III, Elector Palatine.
  • Eberhard V/I (1445 – 1496) Count of Württemberg-Urach, later Duke of Württemberg. See Württemberg.
  • Henry (1448 – 1519) Count of Montbéliard from 1473 to 1482.
  • Eberhard VI/II (1447 – 1504) Count of Württemberg-Stuttgart, later Duke of Württemberg. See Württemberg.
  • Ulrich (1487 – 1550) Duke of Württemberg. See Württemberg.
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George I  (1498 – 1558) Count of Montbéliard

  • George I  (1498 – 1558) Count of Montbéliard. Married Barbara of Hesse (1536-1597) daughter of Philip I, Landgrave of Hesse.
  • Christoph (1515 – 1568) Duke of Württemberg. Count of Montbéliard 1542–1553 See Württemberg.
  • Friedrich I (1557– 1608) Duke of Württemberg. Count of Montbéliard 1558–1608 See Württemberg.
  • John Frederick (1582 – 1628) Duke of Württemberg. Count of Montbéliard 1608–1617 See Württemberg.

Dukes of Württemberg-Mömpelgard

1617–1723

Reunited with Dukes of Württemberg

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Louis Frederick (1586 – 1631) Duke of of Württemberg-Montbéliard

  • Louis Frederick (1586 – 1631) Duke of of Württemberg-Montbéliard, second son of Friedrich I (1557– 1608) Duke of Württemberg. Married firstly Elisabeth Magdalena of Hesse-Darmstadt (1600 – 1624) daughter of Louis V, Landgrave of Hesse-Darmstadt and secondly  Anna Eleonora of Nassau-Weilburg-Saarbrücken  (1602-1685) daughter of John Casimir, Count of Nassau Gleiberg.
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Leopold Frederick (1624 – 1662) Duke of Württemberg-Montbéliard

  • Leopold Frederick (1624 – 1662) Duke of Württemberg-Montbéliard. Married Sibylle of Württemberg-Stuttgart (1620 – 1707) daughter of John Frederick, Duke of Württemberg.
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George II (1626 – 1699) Duke of Württemberg-Montbéliard

  • George II (1626 – 1699) Duke of Württemberg-Montbéliard. Married Anne de Coligny (1624-1680) daughter of Gaspard III de Coligny, Maréchal de Châtillon, Duc de Coligny.
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Counts and Countesses of Sponeck

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Counts and Countesses of Sandersleben-Coligny

  • Leopold Eberhard (1670 – 1723) Duke of Württemberg-Montbéliard. Married morganatically Anna Sabine Hedwiger (1676 – 1735) divorced 1707, daughter of Johann Georg Hedwiger. Their children created Counts and Countesses of Sponeck. He also had illegitimate children who held the title Counts and Countesses of Sandersleben-Coligny.

Dukes of Württemberg-Weiltingen

1617-1705

Reunited with Dukes of Württemberg.

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Julius Frederick (1588 – 1635) Duke of Württemberg-Weiltingen

  • Julius Frederick (1588 – 1635) Duke of Württemberg-Weiltingen, third son of of Friedrich I (1557– 1608) Duke of Württemberg. Married Anna Sabina von Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg (1593-1659) daughter of John II, Duke of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg.
  • Roderick (1618-1651) Duke of Württemberg-Weiltingen.
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Manfred I (1626-1662) Duke of Württemberg-Weiltingen

  • Manfred I (1626-1662) Duke of Württemberg-Weiltingen, third son of Julius Frederick (1588 – 1635) Duke of Württemberg-Weiltingen. Married Juliane of Oldenburg (1615-1691) daughter of Anton II Count of Oldenburg-Delmenhorst.
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Frederick Ferdinand (1654-1705) Duke of Württemberg-Weiltingen

  • Frederick Ferdinand (1654-1705) Duke of Württemberg-Weiltingen. Married Elizabeth (1665-1726) daughter of George II, Duke of Württemberg-Montbéliard.

 

Duke of Württemberg-Oels

1648-1792

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Silvius I Nimrod (1622-1664) Duke of Württemberg-Oels

  • Silvius I Nimrod (1622-1664) Duke of Württemberg-Oels from 1648, eldest son of Julius Frederick (1588 – 1635) Duke of Württemberg-Weiltingen. Founder of the Order of the Skull in 1652 but lapsed in 1664. Married Elisabeth Marie, Duchess of Oels (1625-1686) daughter of Karl Friedrich I, Duke of Münsterberg-Oels.
  • Karl Ferdinand (1650-1669) Duke of Württemberg-Oels, jointly.
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Silvius II Frederick (1651-1697) Duke of Württemberg-Oels

  • Silvius II Frederick (1651-1697) Duke of Württemberg-Oels, jointly until 1672, then alone. Married Eleonore Charlotte (1656–1743) daughter of the George II, Duke of Württemberg-Montbéliard.
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Christian Ulrich I (1652-1704) Duke of Württemberg-Oels

  • Christian Ulrich I (1652-1704) Duke of Württemberg-Oels, jointly until 1672, then Duke of Württemberg-Bernstadt from 1669 to 1697 and then Duke of Oels-Württemberg, alone. Duke of Württemberg-Juliusburg from 1697 to 1704. Duke of Württemberg-Wilhelminenort from 1697 to 1704. Married firstly Anna Elisabeth of Anhalt-Bernburg (1647–1680) daughter of Christian II, Prince of Anhalt-Bernburg, secondly Sibylle Maria of Saxe-Merseburg (1667–1693) daughter of Christian I, Duke of Saxe-Merseburg, thirdly Sophie Wilhelmine of Ostfriesland (1659–1698) daughter of Enno Louis Cirksena, Prince of Ostfriesland and fourthly Sophia of Mecklenburg-Güstrow (1662–1738) daughter of Gustav Adolph, Duke of Mecklenburg-Güstrow. The Order of the Skull revived by Louise Elisabeth of Württemberg-Oels, Duchess of Saxe-Merseburg-Lauchstädt, daughter of Christian Ulrich I in 1709 as purely an order for ladies.
  • Charles Frederick II (1690–1761) Duke of Oels-Württemberg. Regent of the Duchy of Württemberg.
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Ulrich II (1691 – 1734) Duke of Württemberg-Wilhelminenort

  • Ulrich II (1691 – 1734) Duke of Württemberg-Wilhelminenort, brother of  Charles Frederick II and father of Karl Christian Erdmann. Married Philippine Charlotte (1691–1758) daughter of Erdmann, Count of Redern-Krappitz.
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Karl Christian Erdmann (1716–1792) Duke of Oels-Württemberg

  • Karl Christian Erdmann (1716–1792) Duke of Oels-Württemberg, also Duke of Württemberg-Bernstadt from 1745. Married Marie Sophie Wilhelmine (1721–1793) daughter of Friedrich Ernst, Count of Solms-Laubach. Reunited all the possessions of the Dukes of Württemberg-Oels.
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Princess Friederike Sophie Charlotte Auguste of Württemberg-Oels (1751 – 1789)

  • Princess Friederike Sophie Charlotte Auguste of Württemberg-Oels (1751 – 1789) only child of Karl Christian Erdmann. Married Frederick Augustus, Prince of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel-Oels. In 1792 he was granted the Duchy of Oels and the Duchy of Bernstadt. Knight of the Order of the White Eagle. Knight of the Order of the Black Eagle.

Duke of Württemberg-Juliusburg

1672--1684

Duke of Württemberg-Bernstadt

1697-1745

Reunited with Württemberg-Oels.

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Julius Siegmund (1653-1684) Duke of Württemberg-Oels

  • Julius Siegmund (1653-1684) Duke of Württemberg-Oels, jointly until 1672, then Duke of Württemberg-Juliusburg. Married Anna Sophia of Mecklenburg-Schwerin (1647–1726) daughter of the Adolf Frederick I, Duke of Mecklenburg-Schwerin.
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Charles (1682 – 1745) Duke of Württemberg-Bernstadt

  • Charles (1682 – 1745) Duke of Württemberg-Bernstadt, son of Julius Siegmund (1653-1684) Duke of Württemberg-Juliusburg. Married Wilhelmine Louise of Saxe-Meiningen (1686–1753) daughter of Bernhard I, Duke of Saxe-Meiningen.

Dukes of Württemberg-Neuenstadt

1617–1631

1649–1742

Reunited with Dukes of Württemberg.

  • Frederick Achilles (1591 –1631) Duke of Württemberg-Neuenstadt, fourth son of Friedrich I (1557– 1608) Duke of Württemberg.
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Frederick (1615–1682) Duke of Württemberg-Neuenstadt

  • Frederick (1615–1682) Duke of Württemberg-Neuenstadt, third son of John Frederick (1582 – 1628) Duke of Württemberg. Married Klara Auguste (1632–1700) daughter of Augustus II “the Younger”, Duke of Brunswick-Lüneburg.
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Frederick Augustus (1654–1716) Duke of Württemberg-Neuenstadt

  • Frederick Augustus (1654–1716) Duke of Württemberg-Neuenstadt. Married Albertine Sophie Esther of Eberstein (1661–1728) daughter of Casimir, Count of Eberstein.
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Carl Rudolf (1667 – 1742) Duke of Württemberg-Neuenstadt

  • Carl Rudolf (1667 – 1742) Duke of Württemberg-Neuenstadt. Field Marshal of the Holy Roman Empire. Knight of the Order of the Elephant.

Dukes of Württemberg-Winnental

1677–1733

Reunited with Dukes of Württemberg.

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Frederick Charles (1652 – 1697) Duke of Württemberg-Winnental

  • Frederick Charles (1652 – 1697) Duke of Württemberg-Winnental, second son of Eberhard III (1614 – 1674) Duke of Württemberg. Married Margravine Eleonore Juliane of Brandenburg-Ansbach (1663–1724) daughter of Albert II, Margrave of Brandenburg-Ansbach.
  • Charles Alexander (1684–1737) Duke of Württemberg-Winnental, Duke of Württemberg in 1733. See Württemberg.

Morganatic branches

Count of Hohenstein

1837––1917

Dukes of Teck

1863–1917

Marquesses of Cambridge

1917–1981

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Duke Alexander Paul Ludwig Konstantin of Württemberg (1804 – 1885)

  • Duke Alexander Paul Ludwig Konstantin of Württemberg (1804 – 1885) son of Duke Louis of Württemberg, younger brother of Frederick I, King of Württemberg. Knight of the Order of the Crown. Knight of the Order of the Black Eagle. Knight of the Order of Leopold Married morganatically Countess Claudine Rhédey von Kis-Rhéde (1812-1841), created Countess von Hohenstein,  daughter of Count László Rhédey de Kis-Rhéde.
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Francis (1837–1900) Duke of Teck

  • Francis (1837–1900) Count of Hohenstein, later Duke of Teck. Knight Grand Cross of the Royal Victorian Order. Married Princess Mary Adelaide of Cambridge (1833 – 1897) daughter of Prince Adolphus, Duke of Cambridge.
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 Adolphus Cambridge (1868 – 1927) 1st Marquess of Cambridge

  • Prince Adolphus of Teck, later Cambridge (1868 – 1927) Duke of Teck, later 1st Marquess of Cambridge. Teck renounced in 1917, his title of Duke of Teck in the Kingdom of Württemberg and the style His Highness. Adolphus, along with his brother, Prince Alexander of Teck, adopted the name Cambridge, after their grandfather, Prince Adolphus, Duke of Cambridge. Knight Grand Cross of the Royal Victorian Order.
  • Prince George of Teck, later Cambridge (1895 – 1981) 2nd Marquess of Cambridge. Knight Grand Cross of the Royal Victorian Order. 
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Princess Mary of Teck (1867 – 1953) Queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland

  • Princess Mary of Teck (1867 – 1953) daughter of Francis, Duke of Teck. Married George V, King of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland.

 Earl of Athlone

1917–1957

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Alexander Cambridge (1874 – 1957) 1st Earl of Athlone

  • Prince Alexander of Teck, later Cambridge (1874 – 1957) 1st Earl of Athlone, second son of Francis, Duke of Teck. Teck renounced in 1917, his title of Prince of Teck in the Kingdom of Württemberg and the style His Highness. Adolphus, along with his brother, Prince Adolphus of Teck, adopted the name Cambridge, after their grandfather, Prince Adolphus, Duke of Cambridge. Knight Grand Cross of the Royal Victorian Order.

Dukes of Urach

1867-present

King of Lithuania

1918

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Dukes of Urach

  • Duke William Frederick Philip of Württemberg (1761 – 1830) fourth son of Frederick II Eugene, Duke of Württemberg. Knight of the Order of the Crown. Knight of the Military Merit Order. Knight of the Order of the Elephant. Married morganatically Wilhelmine Freiin von Tunderfeld-Rhodis (1777–1822) daughter of Baron Karl August Wilhelm von Tunderfeld-Rhodis.
  • Wilhelm (1810-1869) Count of Württemberg, later 1st Duke of Urach.
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Mindaugas II, King of Lithuania

  • Wilhelm (1864-1928) 2nd Duke of Urach, later Mindaugas II, King of Lithuania in 1918.
  • Karl Gero (1899-1981) 3rd Duke of Urach
  • Karl Anselm (b. 1955) 4th Duke of Urach, renounced the dukedom in 1991
  • Wilhelm Albert (b. 1957) 5th Duke of Urach

Counts of Urach

1825-1884

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Counts of Urach

  • Duke Charles Henry of Württemberg (1772 – 1833) known as "Count von Sontheim", fifth son of Frederick II Eugene, Duke of Württemberg. Knight of the Order of the Crown. Knight of the Military Merit Order. Married morganatically Christianne-Caroline Alexeï (1779–1853) created Baroness von Hochberg und Rottenburg in 1807 and was raised, along with her children, to the rank of Countess von Urach in 1825. Two daughters survived to adulthood.

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