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Old 02-18-2010, 08:22 AM
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I don't know what Prince Constantin has to due with the Saxe-Meiningen family.
Really?
Prince (Friedrich-) Constantin, born 1980, is the son of the late Prince Friedrich-Ernst of Saxe-Meiningen by his second wife Princess Beatrice of Saxe-Coburg & Gotha.
On the death of the current Head of the Ducal House, Duke (Friedrich-) Konrad who is unmarried, Constantin will assume the Headship.
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Old 02-18-2010, 11:10 AM
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Just a question: why is Duke Konrad the Head of the Ducal House and not Duke Constantin? Constantin is the only son of the late Duke Friedrich Ernst, while Konrad is FE's younger brother.
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Old 02-18-2010, 01:09 PM
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Just a question: why is Duke Konrad the Head of the Ducal House and not Duke Constantin? Constantin is the only son of the late Duke Friedrich Ernst, while Konrad is FE's younger brother.
Because he has a noble mother, although a minor noble. Friedrich Ernst mother was a commoner. Apparently there was some quarrel between the brothers but it was then agreed that Konrad is the heir but because he is unmarried Constantin will suced him.
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yes, Friedrich Ernst had no dynastic rights, and therefore did not succeed his father as the Head of the House in 1984.
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HH Princess Maria Alexandra (Marie-Alix) Elisabeth Beatrice of Saxe-Meiningen, Duchess of Saxony (Heilbronn, July 5th, 1978)
Married: Benno Beat Christian Widmer (Basel, July 17th, 1971)
(religious) Gravedona, July 17th, 2002 and (civil) Basel, April 26th, 2004

who is? picture?
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Old 06-22-2010, 08:46 AM
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She is the daughter of the late Prince Friedrich Ernst of Saxe Meiningen (himself the son of Duke Bernhard of Saxe-Meiningen) and his second wife Princess Beatrice, née Princess of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha.
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Yes, but there is no picture of her?
Sorry for my bad English.
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Find attached a photo of Regina of Saxe-Meiningen and also of Prince Constatin and his sister Marie.

Below is a link for a picture of the cuurent head of the Saxe-Meiningen House, Duke Konrad:

german-american Evening :: P1020835.jpg picture by royal-travel - Photobucket
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I don't know what Prince Constantin has to due with the Saxe-Meiningen family.
I could not find any pictures of any of the remaining household.
It is ridiculous that Pr Constantin cannot be considered as heir apparent to the Saxe-Meiningen House.. He is the son of Friedrich-Ernest, Prinz von Saxe-Meiningen (according to Gotha almanach) and Pss of Saxe-Coburg. Yes, his father was son of Duke of saxe-Meiningen and non-titled woman, but look at the other proncely and ducal houses in Germany - this is not now the reason of refusal to succeed the headship! (not talking about European reigning royals consorts... lik Mette-Marit, Catherine or Maxima)
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Princess Adelaide of Saxe-Meiningen (1891-1971) married Prince Adalbert of Prussia. How was she related to the Princess Adelaide of Saxe-Meiningen who married the future William IV of England?
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Princess Adelaide of Saxe-Meiningen (1891-1971) married Prince Adalbert of Prussia. How was she related to the Princess Adelaide of Saxe-Meiningen who married the future William IV of England?
Queen Adelaides brother Duke Bernhard II was the Great Grandfather of Princess Adelaide, Princess Adalbert.

Duke Georg I Saxe Meiningen - Princess Adelaide. m. King William IV

Duke Georg I of Saxe Meingen - Duke Bernhard II - Duke Georg II - Prince Friedrich - Princess Adelaide m. Prince Adalbert Prussia
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When Duke George I died in 1803, his wife Luise (Louise) Eleonore became the regent for their minor son, Duke Bernhard II.
When the duchy was struck with famine, Luise had wheat imported.
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Prince Constantin of Saxe-Meiningen has had a son, Prince Michael, who was born in July 2015.

The little prince should be the eventual head of the Ducal House, following his great-uncle and father.

EuropeanRoyalHistoryJournal.blogspot.com: Meiningen: A New Baby Heir
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That's quite a surprise. Does it mean that Prince Constantin is married (and we didn't know it)?
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