Princess Agatha of Hohenlohe-Schillingsfürst

Princess Agatha of Hohenlohe-Schillingsfürst (24 July 1888 – 12 December 1960) was a German noblewoman. She was the daughter of Victor II, Duke of Ratibor, and his wife, Countess Maria Breunner-Enkevoirth.

Princess Agatha
Princess Friedrich of Prussia
Agatha and her husband, Prince Friedrich Wilhelm of Prussia
Born24 July 1888
Died12 December 1960(1960-12-12) (aged 72)
Spouse
Issue
HouseHohenlohe-Schillingsfürst
FatherVictor II, Duke of Ratibor
MotherCountess Maria Breunner-Enkevoirth

Marriage and issue

In 1910 she married Prince Friedrich Wilhelm of Prussia. She was excommunicated from the Catholic Church for marrying Prince Friedrich Wilhelm, who was Lutheran.[1] They had four daughters:

  • Princess Marie Therese of Prussia (2 May 1911 – 2005), married in 1932 to Aloys Rudolph Hug, had issue.
  • Princess Luise Henriette of Prussia (21 July 1912 – 12 October 1973), married in 1936 to Wilhelm Schmalz, had issue.
  • Princess Marianne of Prussia (23 August 1913 – 1 March 1983), married in 1933 to Prince Wilhelm of Hesse-Philippsthal-Barchfeld, had issue.
  • Princess Elisabeth of Prussia (9 February 1919 – 24 August 1961), married in 1948 to Heinz Mees, no issue.

Ancestry

References

  1. "POPE AND KAISER". The Register (Adelaide). LXXV, (19, 868). South Australia. 16 July 1910. p. 14. Retrieved 16 February 2017 via National Library of Australia.CS1 maint: extra punctuation (link) POPE AND KAISER. A PRINCESS EXCOMMUNICATED. FOR MARRYING A PROTESTANT. BERLIN. July 15. Roman Catholic newspapers in Germany announce that Princess Agatha of Ratibor Hohenlohe-Schillingsfurst, daughter of Duke Victor of Ratibor, has been excommunicated from the Church of Rome for having married Prince Frederick William of Prussia, who is a second cousin of the German Emperor, and son of the late Prince Albrecht, Regent of Brunswick. The Kaiser gave his consent to the betrothal of his cousin last January.
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