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Old 03-25-2010, 04:13 AM
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Princely House of Khevenhüller-Metsch



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The Princely House of Khevenhüller-Metsch


This Catholic familiy originated in Carinthia, Austria and were first mentioned in 1396.
Baron of the Holy Empire 1566
Austrian Count 1673
Count of the Holy Empire 1725
joined the name and arms of Metsch 1751
Bohemian Prince 1763
Prince of the Holy Empire 1763

The Head of the family and his wife bear the title of Prince and Princess von Khevenhüller-Metsch with the qualification of Serene Highness.
Cadet members bear the title of Count or Countess von Khevenhüller-Metsch.

HSH Max, 9th Fürst von Khevenhüller-Metsch (1919-2010)

HSH Johannes (b1956) 10th Fürst von Khevenhüller-Metsch,
und Aichelberg, Graf zu Hohenosterwitz und Annabichl, Baron zu Landskron und Wernberg, Erbherr auf Carlsberg, Riegersburg und Ladendorf.

married 1986 Donna Camilla Borghese di Principi di Nettuno (b1962)
issue: 4 daughters

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Old 03-25-2010, 10:47 AM
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death of the Fürst of khenvehüller-Metsch

Fürst Maximilian of Khevenhüller-Metsch died early on Wednesday 24.03.2010 at Lower Austira. He was 90 years old. he is survived by his wiefe, 5 children and 21 grandchildren. One of his sisters is Princess Hella of Bavaria.

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Old 03-26-2010, 03:47 AM
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Fabulous Khevenhüller-Metsch Castle

Burg Hochosterwitz, Carinthia, Austria

Seen in the photo in the link posted by Stefan above.
According to Wiki "Since the 16th century, no major changes have been made to Hochosterwitz. It has also remained in the possession of the Khevenhüller family as requested by the original builder, George Khevenhüller. A marble plaque dating from 1576 in the castle yard documents this request."

-> Burg Hochosterwitz

-> The Burg from afar

-> Yes, this is real!
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Old 03-27-2010, 12:47 AM
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What a fantastic place. It would be fun as well as very interesting to visit such a holding and listen to stories about it's history. It's interesting to find Royal and Noble families still living in such surroundings.
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I like learning about new things espically dynasties no matter what part of the world they come from.It's exicting to see that there are still royal and noble families around and hear of those I have not heard of before.
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It is interesting that they maintained intermarrying with noble/equal families...Current Fürst is married to a member of Borghese princely family while all of his sibling intermarried with nobles,some with Castell-Castell and Walburg-Wolfegg families...Their aunt Helene was married to two Bayern Princes...
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Is Countess Hemma the heiress to the Khevenhuller-Metsch title?
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No, she isn't. The heir presumptive to the Headship of the House of Khenevhüller-Metsch is her uncle, Count Bartholomäus.
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