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Old 03-16-2019, 10:33 AM
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Nothando Dube, known as Inkhosikati LaDube, 12th wife of King Mswati III of Eswatini (formerly Swaziland) died on 9 March from skin cancer at a hospital in South Africa.

She was born on 6 February1988.She became the wife of a King in 2005, aged 16; they had three children together: Princess Makhosothando Dlamini (b.2005), Prince Betive Dlamini (b.2007) & Princess Mahlemalangeni Dlamini (b.2009).In 2010 she had an affair with justice minister Ndumiso Mamba, for which she was reportedly placed under house arrest. She filed complaints of abuse and torture at the hands of the king's guards. After a year under house arrest, she was banished from the royal household and prevented from seeing her children.

Sources: https://allafrica.com/stories/201903080814.html
https://africandailyvoice.com/en/201...iis-12th-wife/
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nothando_Dube
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Gilone d'Harcourt, the eldest daughter of Princess Isabelle de France and her husband Count Bruno d'Harcourt, passed away on March 14 at the age of 92.

Gilone married Count Antoine de Dreux-Breze and had five children, though sadly lost three. She is survived by her two living daughters Laure and Diane as well as her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

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Old 03-20-2019, 01:18 AM
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A former prince of Japan's Imperial family, Nobuhiko Higashikuni died on March 20 at age 74. He was the eldest child of Prince Morihiro Higashikuni and Princess Shigeko, Emperor Hirohito's eldest daughter.

The Ōke Imperial branches and nobility were abolished in 1947. Nobuhiko Higashikuni married Yoshiko Shimada in June 1972 and their son Yukihiko Higashikuni was born the following year.

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Old 04-04-2019, 06:55 AM
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Heide Prinzessin von Preußen-Müllem, née Schmidt died in Munich in March; her cremation took place on 1 April in Nordfriedhof.

She was born in Frankfurt am Main on 6 February 1939 as a daughter of Ernst Schmidt & his wife Gertrud, nee Gundlach.
She married firstly on 28 February 1964 Prince Stephan Alexander Dieter Friedrich von Preussen (1939-1993) [only child of PrinceAlexander Ferdinand of Prussia
(1912–1985) & his morganatic wife Armgard Weygand (1912–2001)] by whom she had her only daughter, Princess Stephanie Viktoria-Luise of Prussia (b.21 September 1966); they divorced in 1976, and both remarried: she - Peter Mullem, her former husband - Hannelore-Maria Kerscher.

She is survived by her only daughter and four grandchildren: Aaron (8-10-1994), Shoshana (28-8-1996), Amir (17-8-1998) & Seraphine (7-10-2002) - children of Stephanie & her former husband Amadi Mbaraka Bao (b.1958)

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Old 04-15-2019, 05:33 AM
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Hans von Amsberg, distant paternal relative of King Willem-Alexander of the Netherlands, died this year.

He was born in 1935 as a son of Joachim von Amsberg (1903-1981) & his first wife Ellinor Schmidt (1907-1945); in 1944 his only sister Petra was born. In 1961 their widowed father married Martje Christine Dittmann (1907-1997).
He married in 1963 Bessie-Anne Fair (b.1942) by whom he had a daughter Elisabeth (b.1963) and a son Marc (b.1965) and four grandchildren.
Apart from his wife, children and grandchildren, he is survived by his only sister, his only niece and her three children.

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Old 04-19-2019, 06:23 AM
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Count Ernst von Enzenberg zum Freyen-und Jöchelsthurn died this year.

He was born in 1953 as the eldest of three children of Count Alfred von Enzenberg zum Freyen-und Jöchelsthurn (1924-2017) & his wife Elisabeth, nee Junker (1924-2013).
He married in 1986 Marlene Walter (b.1958) by whom he had his only son Clemens (b.1989).
Apart from his wife and son he is survived by his siblings: Maria, Mrs. Michael Khuen von Belasi (b.1956) & Wolfgang (b.1960) and their families.

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Old 04-19-2019, 08:43 AM
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Hans von Amsberg, distant paternal relative of King Willem-Alexander of the Netherlands, died this year.

He was born in 1935 as a son of Joachim von Amsberg (1903-1981) & his first wife Ellinor Schmidt (1907-1945); in 1944 his only sister Petra was born. In 1961 their widowed father married Martje Christine Dittmann (1907-1997).
He married in 1963 Bessie-Anne Fair (b.1942) by whom he had a daughter Elisabeth (b.1963) and a son Marc (b.1965) and four grandchildren.
Apart from his wife, children and grandchildren, he is survived by his only sister, his only niece and her three children.

Source: Descendants of August von Amsberg

Claus von Amsberg cr. Prince of the Netherlands
= Claus von Amsberg (1890-1953) x Gösta Freiin von dem Bussche-Haddenhausen (1902-1996)
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Claus von Amsberg
= Wilhelm von Amsberg (1856-1929) x Elise von Vieregge (1866-1951)
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Wilhelm von Amsberg
= Gabriel von Amsberg (1822-1899) x Marie von Passow (1831-1904)
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Gabriel von Amsberg
= Joachim von Amsberg (1777-1842) x Anna von Bernitt (1790-1846)
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Joachim von Amsberg
= August von Amsberg (1747-1820) x1 Sophie Fritze (1747-1802)
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August von Amsberg (1747-1820) x2 Karolina Hagemeister (1763-…)
= Philipp von Amsberg
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Philipp von Amsberg (1788-1871) x Marie Mahner (1801-1872)
= Felix von Amsberg
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Felix von Amsberg(1829-1879) x Marta von Elern (1844-1913)
= Felix von Amsberg
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Felix von Amsberg sr(1875-1945) x Mathilde Freiin von Reibnitz (1880-1946)
= Joachim von Amsberg
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Joachim von Amsberg (1903-1981) x Ellinor Schmidt (1907-1945)
= Hans von Amsberg
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Old 04-23-2019, 05:27 AM
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H.R.H. Grand Duke Jean of Luxembourg has passed away early today, 23 april 2019, aged 98.


Official announcement: http://www.monarchie.lu/fr/actualite...ean/index.html

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Duchess Gabriele of Croy, née Princess of Bavaria died on Friday 19.04.2019. Her funeral will take place on Friday 03. Mai in Dülmen. She was a daughter of Crown Prince Rupprecht of Bavaria and his second wofe Antonia, née Princess of Luxemburg and a first cousin of Grand Duke Jean who passed away 4 days after her.

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Old 04-27-2019, 09:43 AM
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Felicitas Niesel-Lessenthin, née Countess of Limburg-Stirum, primo voto Hoppenstedt died on 19 April, one month and sixteen days after her 99th birthday.

She was born in Neumarkt, Silesia as the youngest of three daughters of Count Richard Heinrich Kurt of Limburg-Stirum (1874-1931) & his wife Edith, nee Freiin von Bodenhausen (1888-1961).
She was married twice: married firstly in Groß-Peterwitz on 4 June 1944 Felix Hoppenstedt (this marriage ended in divorce) and secondly in Stuttgart on 17 September 1955 Berto Niesel-Lessenthin.

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Old 05-04-2019, 04:27 PM
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Cecilia McEwen, nee Countess von Weikersheim died this year.

She was born in 1937 as the only child of Franz, Prince von Weikersheim (1904-1983) & his wife, Princess Irma of Windisch-Graetz (1913-1984).
She married in 1960 Alexander Dundas McEwen (b.1935) by whom she had a daughter Sophie (b.1961) and two sons Alexander (b.1962) & Hugo (b.1965) as well as four grandsons and one granddaughter.

Karin Schwarze, nee Baroness von Wangenheim died this year.

She was born in 1937 as older child of Princess Luise of Saxe-Meiningen (1899-1985) & her husband Baron Götz von Wangenheim (1895-1941); in the year of her father's death her only brother, Baron Ernst Friedrich von Wangenheim was born. Their mother never remarried.
She married in 1963 Hans-Dieter Schwarze (1926-1994); two years later they had their only son Trishan Daniel, who unfortunately died in 2007.
She is survived by her only brother, sister-in-law Christa Margarete, nee Binninger (b.1931) and only niece, Baroness Verena Regina von Wangenheim (b.1966); a nephew, Peter died in 1970 as a baby.

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Old 05-08-2019, 06:19 PM
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Prince Johannes of Auersperg died on 24 April.

He was born in Weitwörth on 29 January 1934 as the youngest of seven children of Prince Franz of Auersperg (1887-1953) & his wife Hedwig, nee Princess of Lobkowicz (1894-1966).
He was married thrice: married firstly in Eisenkappel on 16 July 1959 (div 1971) Countess Irene of Starhemberg (b.1940) [youngest of five children of Count Georgof Starhemberg (1904-1978) & his wife Anna Agnes, nee Princess of Isenburg (1904-1970)]by whom he had four children: Vincenz (b.1960), Marie Gabriela (b.1962), Ferdinand Eduard (b.1964) & Wilhelm Maximilian (b.1968); they divorced in 1971.He married secondly in Salzburg on 23 May 1972 Urdar von Bonin (b.1934); this marriage was childless and ended in divorce in 1976.
He married thirdly in Vienna on 17 February 1976 Adelheid Wellert (b.1941); next year their only daughter together, Agnes Berta, was born.He is survived by his children and numerous grandchildren.

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Old 05-11-2019, 03:33 PM
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Prince Gerhard von Hohenberg died on 8 May.

He was born in Vienna on 23 December 1941 as the youngest of six children of Maximilian, Duke von Hohenberg (1902-1962) {himself son of Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria-Este (1863-1914)& his morganatic wife Countess Sophie Chotek von Chotkowa und Wognin, created Princess von Hohenberg in 1900, created Duchess von Hohenberg in 1909 (1868-1914); both assassinated in Sarajevo} & his wife Countess Elisabeth of Waldburg of Wolfegg and Waldsee (1904-1993).

He was unmarried and childless. He is survived by two of his brothers: Georg (b.1929) & Albrecht (b.1931) as well as numerous nephews and nieces and their families.

Sources: Descendants of Archduke Franz Karl of Austria
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Greville Adrian Cavendish, who died 2 May, 2019, aged 93, was a scion of the Barons Chesham, and descended from the Dukes of Devonshire. He was born on 22 December 1925 as a son of Captain Evan George Charles Cavendish [1891-1955] by his wife the former Esme Frances Sylvia Smyth [1901-59], descended from the Barons Boston; he married firstly, on 9 August, 1952 [they divorced in 1974], Hazel Colleen Elizabeth May [she died 21 March 2016]; married secondly, in 1974, Gillian Webb [who died 10 February 2018]. He leaves three children from his first marriage, two sons, Rupert (b.1955) and Piers (b.1956), and a daughter, Kiloran (b.1959).

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Old 05-17-2019, 03:20 PM
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Countess Saroja Douglas died this year.

She was born in 1946 as eldest of three children and only daughter of Count Archibald Douglas (1910-1992) & his wife Baroness Margareta Lagerfelt (1924-2010).
She was reportedly unmarried and childless.
She is survived by her two brothers Archibald [b.1949, married to Archduchess Walburga of Austria (b.1958)] & Richard [b.1953, married to Katharine Jean Sheffey (b.1956)], nephew Mauritz (b.1994, son of Archibald & Walburga) & two nieces Anna-Christina (b.1981, married to John Blackburn) & Madeleine (b.1987) [daughters of Richard & his first wife Amrita Ghosh (b.1951)].

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Old 05-21-2019, 08:21 AM
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Horrible tragedy has happened; David Scott Snyder was killed in a car crash near Cooksville, Michigan (USA) on 18 May; his wife was seriously injuried.

He was born on 18 November 1956 in Pontiac, Michigan and on 23 June 1979 in Farmington Hills, Michigan married Archduchess Ileana of Austria (b.1958) [second of five children and older daughter of Archduke Stefan of Austria (1932-1998) & his wife Jerrine, nee Soper (1931-2015)] by whom he had three children: Alexandra Marie (b.1984), Nicholas David (b.1986) & Constanza Ileana (b.1994) and three grandsons.

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Old 05-21-2019, 02:14 PM
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David Scott Snyder died this year.

He was born in 1956 and in 1979 married Archduchess Ileana of Austria (b.1958)[second of five children and older daughter of Archduke Stefan of Austria (1932-1998) & his wife Jerrine, nee Soper (1931-2015)] by whom he had three children: Alexandra Marie (b.1984), Nicholas David (b.1986) & Constanza Ileana (b.1994) and three grandsons.

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He died in a car accident and was killed instantly with the Archduchess being seriously injured. What a horrible, horrible thing to happen, especially when they were on their way to a birthday party.
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Polly Marchioness of Lansdowne, who died 11 May in Amsterdam, was the former wife of the 8th Marquess of Lansdowne, of Bowood, Calne.

She was born as Honourable Selina Polly Dawson Eccles on 18 January, 1937, the eldest of three children and only daughter of David Eccles, later 1st Viscount Eccles (1904-99) & his first wife, Honourable Sybil Frances Dawson (1904-77) in 1984 her father married again a book collector and author, Mary Morley Crapo Hyde (1912-2003).

She always known as Polly. Her father was Minister of Works at the time of the Coronation, for which he was appointed KCVO. He was created a viscount in 1964, one of the last so created.

Polly's maternal grandfather was Bertrand Dawson, 1st Viscount Dawson of Penn (1865-1945), physician to King George V, who administered the fatal dose of morphine to the dying monarch in January, 1936.

She married firstly, on 1 June, 1962 (they divorced in 1969), Robin Andrew Duthac Carnegie (1937-2000), scion of the Earls of Southesk (now Dukes of Fife); married secondly, on 22 December 1969, as his second wife, John George Charles Fitzmaurice, the 8th Marquess of Lansdowne (1912-99), and became chatelaine of Bowood House, at Calne, Wiltshire; he was a widower of Barbara Chase (b.1918- died in Perth Royal Infirmary on 17 February 1965 after a shooting accident at Meikleour House; their oldest daughter Caroline Margaret, died aged 17 in the same hospital on 27 September 1956 in the same circumstances) and had then three living children: Charles Maurice (b.1941, 9th Marquess of Lansdowne), Robert Harold (b.1947) & Georgina Elizabeth (b.10 Jan 1950).
This marriage ended in divorce in 1978 and was childless.
After their divorced her former husband remarried twice; his third wife died after four years, the last one outlived him.
The Marchioness leaves a son, Andrew Carnegie (b.1963) from her first marriage.

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Old 05-26-2019, 05:28 PM
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Prince Hermann von Hessen Philippstahl-Barchfeld died at Augustenau Castle (Hesse, Germany) on 18 May.

He was born on 21 August 1935 in Herleshausen as second of three children and younger son of Prince Wilhelm of Hesse (1905-killed in action near Gor, Russia on 30 April 1942) & his wife Marianne, née Princess of Prussia (1913-1983).
He married on 9 May 1962 in Kassel, Countess Monika Strachwitz von Groß-Zauche und Camminetz; they had two children: a daughter Verena (b.1972) and a son Alexis (b.1977) as well as two grandchildren: Ludwig (b.2000) & Anastacia (b.2003) [children of Verena & her husband Felix von Saucken (b.1970).
He is also survived by his brother Wilhelm, Landgrave of Hesse-Philippsthal-Barchfeld (b.1933), his sister Princess Johanna, Mrs. Bruno Riek (b.1937) and their families.

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Old 06-01-2019, 01:33 PM
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Very sad news in the Schwarzenberg family:

Princess Marie-Helene Antoinette Teresa Maximiliane of Schwarzenberg died prematurely on 18 May.

She was born in 1987 as a daughter of Prince Friedrich of Schwarzenberg (1940-2014) [himself son of Karl, Prince of Schwarzenberg (1911-1986) & his wife Antonia, nee Princess of Furstenberg (1905-1988)] & his wife Regula Brigitta, nee Schlegel (b.1956); she had a younger brother Ferdinand Karl Friedrich Johann Nepomuk Jakob Alexius (b.1989).
She was unmarried and childless.

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Henriette von Bohlen und Halbach, née Princess von Auersperg died on 30 May.


She was born in St.Johann im Pongau on 2 September 1933 as the eldest of three children and only daughter of Prince Alois of Auersperg (1897-1984) & his wife Henriette, nee Countess Larisch von Moennich (1903-1994); giving that her parents married on 25 February 1933, her mother was reportedly already pregnant with her.She had two brothers: Alfred (1936-1992) & Luitpold (1937-1985).
She married civilly in Werfen bei Salzburg on 1 February 1969 and religiously in Blühnbach bei Salzburg on 14 February 1969 Arndt von Bohlen und Halbach (1938-1986); the marriage remained childless.
She leaves two nephews and two nieces with their families.Sources: https://sites.google.com/site/myroya...auersperg.html
https://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Henrie...en_und_Halbach
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Claus von Bulow, an Anglo-Danish aristocrat, passed away at his London residence at the age of 92:

Décès de Claus von Bulow – Noblesse & Royautés
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