Princess Marie of Waldeck and Pyrmont

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Marie of Waldeck and Prymont
Princess William of Württemberg
Marie, Princess William of Wurttemberg wearing the Wurttemberg Pink Topaz Tiara.jpg
Born(1857-05-23)23 May 1857
Arolsen, Waldeck and Pyrmont
Died30 April 1882(1882-04-30) (aged 24)
Ludwigsburg, Württemberg
SpousePrince William of Württemberg
IssuePauline, Princess of Wied
Prince Ulrich
Names
Georgine Henriette Marie
HouseWaldeck and Pyrmont
FatherGeorge Victor, Prince of Waldeck and Pyrmont
MotherPrincess Helena of Nassau
ReligionCalvinism

Princess Georgine Henriette Marie of Waldeck and Pyrmont (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.

Family[edit]

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 her third cousin once removed William III of the Netherlands and Prince Leopold, Duke of Albany (youngest son of Queen Victoria), respectively.

Marriage[edit]

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

They had three children:

Death[edit]

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.

Ancestry[edit]

References[edit]

  • Sönke Lorenz, Dieter Mertens, Volker Press (Hrsg.): Das Haus Württemberg. Ein biographisches Lexikon. Kohlhammer Verlag, 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