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Old 01-22-2011, 01:57 AM
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Engagement of Prince Georg Friedrich and Princess Sophie von Isenburg 21 January 2011

Prince Georg Friedrich has announced his engagement to Princess Sophie of Isenburg on 21.01.2011.
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The Wedding will take place later this year most likely in Potsdam.
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Old 01-22-2011, 02:41 AM
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WHAT!!! and we all thought they had broken up. Well what an excellent turn up for the books. And a princess as well!!
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Old 01-22-2011, 03:16 AM
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HSH Princess Sophie von Isenburg (-Birstein), born 7 April 1978
3rd daughter of Franz Alexander, 8th Fürst von Isenburg and Countess Christine von Saurma;
two brothers: Erbprinz Alexander and Prince Viktor;
two sisters: Princess Katharina (married to Archduke Martin of Austria-Este) and Princess Isabelle (married to Carl, 8th Fürst zu Wied).

Princess Sophie's paternal grandmother was born Countess Irina Alexandrovna Tolstoy.

This branch of the family is Roman Catholic, the other branch, the Princes zu Ysenburg und Büdingen, is Protestant.
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Old 01-22-2011, 04:00 AM
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Fantastic news!
Congratulations to the families and to all royal watchers! A real princess in her own right at last among all those 'cinderellas' in the European royal houses.
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Old 01-22-2011, 06:24 AM
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I knew it !

By the way, that's the dress she wore for a concert of the princess Kira Stiftung.

Donata must be very happy.

I hope they'll have many children.

He did it finally - a real princess.

Here we have the third high class royal wedding this year !

It's going to be a yippieh ya yeah year for royal watchers !!!
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Old 01-22-2011, 07:14 AM
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Congrats to the happy couple
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Old 01-22-2011, 07:45 AM
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Congrats to the happy couple! And hopefully that never-ending inheritance dispute will finally come to an end because there is nothing his uncles can say against this perfect marriage
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Old 01-22-2011, 08:23 AM
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Congratulations to the happy couple
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Old 01-22-2011, 08:31 AM
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Wow, what a surprise. I didn't expected his engagement at all. Congatz to the couple.
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Old 01-22-2011, 08:37 AM
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Article and pic from Bunte: Google Translate
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Old 01-22-2011, 08:46 AM
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Congratulations, I'm happy for them!!! All the best wishes!!
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Old 01-22-2011, 08:55 AM
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Is this the woman he was rumored to have dated for many years?
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Old 01-22-2011, 08:59 AM
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Congratulations!
P.S.It seems that many women named "Sophie","Sophia","Sofia" have the luck to marry royal men
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Old 01-22-2011, 09:06 AM
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What a wonderful turn of events! I hear hearts breaking all across TRF, though :-)
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Old 01-22-2011, 09:37 AM
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Is this the woman he was rumored to have dated for many years?
Yes, it's her.
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Old 01-22-2011, 09:42 AM
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This branch of the family is Roman Catholic, the other branch, the Princes zu Ysenburg und Büdingen, is Protestant.
Congratulations to the happy couple!

How will the religion issue work? Will she convert? Will he? Does it matter anymore?
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Old 01-22-2011, 09:44 AM
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The article says that Georg Friedrich works in Rostock for a company that makes patents for education. Sorry to be dense, but what does that mean?
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Old 01-22-2011, 10:53 AM
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From the German version I understand that they market patents of stuff that was developed and invented at institutions of higher education (meaning unversities or politechnics).

Congratulations to the couple! I'm looking forward to their wedding.
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Old 01-22-2011, 11:59 AM
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Congratulations to Prince Georg Friedrich and Princess Sophie
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Old 01-22-2011, 12:10 PM
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That's interesting to learn more about her family!By the way,does anyone have more pictures of Sophie and her parents and siblings?
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