Royal Deaths Announcements 2013
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12 January: Sheikh Abdullah bin Rashid Al Nuaimi of Ajman.
15 January: H.R.H. Princess Margarita of Baden, aged 80.
17 January: Count Albert von Rechberg und Rothenlöwen zu Hohenrechberg, aged 100.
10 February: Sheikh Nasser bin Nasser bin Khalifa Al Thani of Qatar.
12 February: Prince Sattam bin Abdul Aziz of Saudi Arabia, aged 71.
03 March: H.Ill.H. Count Eberhard von Waldburg zu Zeil und Trauchburg, aged 72.
07 March: H.S.H. Prince Karl-Christian zur Lippe-Weissenfeld, aged 82.
08 March: Countess Isabelle zu Ortenburg, née Countess von Aldenburg-Bentinck, aged 87.
10 March: H.R.H. Princess Lilian of Sweden, Duchess of Halland, née Davies, aged 97.
16 March: Prince Miteb bin Abdullah bin Abdulaziz Al Saud of Saudi Arabia, aged 53.
21 March: H.Ill.H. Prince Clemens von Cro˙, aged 78.
01 April: Prince Badr bin Abdulaziz Al Saud of Saudi Arabia, aged 81.
03 April: H.S.H. Princess Amalie zu Schwarzenberg, née Princess von Lobkowicz, aged 92.
12 April: H.H. Princess Otto of Hesse, née Elisabeth Bönker, aged 69.
04 May: H.R.H. Princess Editha of Bavaria, Mrs. Schimert, aged 88.
08 May: H.S.H. Fürstin Eva-Benita zu Schaumburg-Lippe, née Baroness von Tiele-Winckler, aged 85.
14 May: H.E. Countess Dorrit af Rosenborg, née Puggard-Müller, aged 86.
16 May: H.S.H. Princess Caroline zu Solms-Brauenfels, née Princess zur Lippe, aged 97.
21 May: H.E. Count Christian af Rosenborg, formerly H.H. Prince Christian of Denmark, aged 70.
23 May: H.R.H. Landgrave Moritz of Hesse, aged 86.
30 May: Count Albrecht von Rechberg und Rothenlöwen zu Hohenrechberg, aged 92.
03 June: H.R.H. Prince Alfred of Prussia, aged 88.
19 June: H.R.H. Princess Leylâ of Afghanistan, née Tarzi, aged 80.
02 July: H.I. & R.H. Princess Fawzia of Egypt and Iran, Mrs. Shirin, aged 91.
16 July: Sheikha Fatima bint Ali bin Huwaidin Al Kutbi of Ajman.
25 July: H.S.H. Margarita Klien, née Princess von und zu Liechtenstein, aged 63.
12 August: H.R.H. Prince Friso van Oranje-Nassau, Jonkheer van Amsberg, born Prince of The Netherlands, aged 44.
02 October: H.S.H. Princess Juliane zu Bentheim und Steinfurt, aged 80.
02 October: Roswitha Prinzessin von Sachsen-Coburg-Gotha, née Breuer, aged 68.
08 November: H.Ill.H. Count Hubert von Waldburg zu Wolfegg und Waldsee.
14 November: H.Ill.H. Count Gebhard von Waldburg zu Wolfegg und Waldsee, aged 82.
15 November: H.S.H. Fürstin Sylvia zu Bentheim und Steinfurt, née Countess von Pückler, aged 83.
25 November: H.S.H. Prince Rodolphe de Cro˙ du Roeulx et de Solre, aged 89.
Sheikh Abdullah bin Rashid Al Nuaimi of Ajman died on 12 January 2013. Sheikh Abdullah is a brother of the Emir of Ajman, Sheikh Humaid bin Rashid Al Nuaimi.
Her Royal Highness Princess Margarita of Baden passed away on 15 January 2013, aged 80.
She was born on 14 July 1932, the eldest child and daughter of Margrave Berthold of Baden and of his wife, née Princess Theodora of Greece and Denmark.
She was married from 1957 until their divorce in 1981 to HRH Prince Tomislav of Yugoslavia, the second son of King Alexander I and Queen Maria of Yugoslavia. Together they became parents of two children, Prince Nikolas and Princess Katerina of Yugoslavia.
She is survived by her two children and their families, as well as her two brothers HRH the Margrave of Baden and HRH Prince Ludwig of Baden.
Royal Musings: In Memorium: Princess Margarita of Baden (1932-2013)
Sheikh Nasser bin Nasser bin Khalifa Al Thani of Qatar, the brother of the Minister of State for Interior Affairs, Sheikh Abdullah, died on on or just before 10 February 2013.
WAM | Emirates News Agency
Prince Sattam bin Abdul Aziz of Saudi Arabia, Governor of Riyadh, died on 12 February 2013, aged 71.
He was the 30th son of the late King Abdul Aziz by his wife Mudhi Al Sudairi, and an half brother of current King Abdullah.
He was married to Sheikha bint Abdullah bin Abdul Rahman, by whom he had four children.
Saudi Arabia: Riyadh Governor Prince Sattam bin Abdul Aziz dies
The mother of Sheikh Butti Bin Suhail Al Maktoum of Dubai died on or just before 13 February 2013.
WAM | Emirates News Agency
Countess Isabelle zu Ortenburg, née Countess von Aldenburg-Bentinck, died at Castle Middachten on 8 March 2013, aged 87.
She was born at Middachten on 3 July 1925, daughter of Count William von Aldenburg-Bentinck and of his wife, née Jonkvrouwe Adrienne Vegelin van Claerbergen.
She married on 20 December 1951 to Count Aurel zu Ortenburg, by whom she had three children: Franz, Philipp and Nadine. Her husband predeceased her in 2001.
She is survived by her three children and many grandchildren.
Descendants of Willem Bentinck and Charlotte Sophie of Aldenburg
H.R.H. Princess Lilian, Duchess of Halland died on March 10 aged 97 :
H.K.H. Prinsessan Lilian har avlidit - Sveriges Kungahus [NS4 version]
H.Ill.H. Count Eberhard von Waldburg zu Zeil und Trauchburg passed away on 03 March 2013. He was 72.
He was born at Schloss Zeil on 30 April 1940, the fourth son and the last of the seven children of Fürst Erich August von Waldburg zu Zeil und Trauchburg (1899-1953) and of his wife Fürstin Monika, née Princess zu Löwenstein-Wertheim-Rosenberg (1905-1992, herself daughter of Fürst Aloys and Fürstin Josephine zu Löwenstein-Wertheim-Rosenberg).
He was married since 1966 to Countess Johanna Harrach, by whom he had two daughters and two sons (Stephanie, Maria Theresa, Johannes and Karl).
He is survived by his wife, his children, his son-in-law Philipp Hammer-Purgstall (husband of Maria Theresa), three grandchildren (children of Maria Theresa and Philipp) and by his siblings Georg, Maria Theresia, Aloysius, Karl and Sophie.
Prince Miteb bin Abdullah bin Abdulaziz Al Saud of Saudi Arabia died on 16 March 2013, aged 53.
He was the eldest son of King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia.
Prince Clemens von Cro˙ passed away on 21 March 2013, aged 78.
Prince Clemens was born in Berlin on 5 July 1934, the only child of Duke Karl Rudolf von Cro˙ (1889-1974) by his third wife, née Marie Louise Wiesner (1904-1945). He had three older half-siblings, the children of his father by his first wife: Duke Carl, Princess Antoinette and Princess Marie-Luise. He was the uncle of the current Head of the Family, Duke Rudolf von Cro˙.
He married firstly in 1962 to Countess Madeleine Kottulinsky (1941-1999); they had three children together, Princes Carl, Cecile and Constantin. Two years after his first wife's death, he remarried to Mrs Ilse Lilly Beck, née Hofmann (1937-2011).
He is survived by his three children, his children-in-law and many grandchildren, as well as his half-sister Marie-Luise.
Ein Freund von Dülmen : Clemens Prinz von Cro˙ im Alter von 79 Jahren verstorben - Dülmen - Dülmener Zeitung
Prince Badr bin Abdulaziz Al Saud died today, April 1, at the age of 81.
He was the son of King Abdulaziz (the first Monarch of Saudi Arabia) and his 12th wife, Haya bint Sa’ad al-Sudair.
Death of Prince Badr bin Abdulaziz Al Saud | Artemisia's Royal Den
HSH Princess Amalie zu Schwarzenberg, née Princess von Lobkowicz, passed away on 3 April 2013 aged 92.
Amalie was born on 25 January 1921 in Unterberkovic, the second of the four daughters of Prince Leopold von Lobkowicz (1888-1933) and of his wife, née Princess Franziska von Montenuovo (1893-1972).
She married on 23 May 1944 to Prince Franz zu Schwarzenberg (1913-1992, the second son of Fürst Karl and Fürstin Eleonore zu Schwarzenberg). They became parents of two daughters, Ludmila and Isabella, and a son, Johann.
She is survived by her three children, their families, and by her younger sister Countess Leopoldine Dobrzensky.
HH Princess Otto of Hesse, née Elisabeth Bönker, passed away on 12 April 2013, aged 69.
She was born on 31 January 1944 and married to HH Prince Otto of Hesse (the third son of Landgrave Philipp and Landgravine Mafalda of Hesse, and youngest brother of the current Head of the House of Hesse, Landgrave Moritz) on 28 January 1988.
Prince Otto died in 1998, aged 60.
Royal Musings: Royal death: HH Princess Otto of Hesse
HRH Princess Editha of Bavaria, Mrs. Gustav Schimert, passed away on 4 May 2013, aged 88.
She was born at Hohenburg on 16 September 1924, as the second daughter and third child of Crown Prince Rupprecht of Bavaria and his second wife, née Princess Antonia of Luxembourg and Nassau.
She married twice: firstly in 1946 to Tito Brunetti, by whom she had three daughters (Serena, Carlotta and Antonia, who has been married to her second cousin Count Erich von Waldburg zu Zeil und Trauchburg) and who predeceased her in 1954. She married secondly to Prof. Gustav Schimert, from 1959 until his death in 1990; they became parents of three sons, Andreas, Christian and Constantin.
HSH Fürstin Eva-Benita zu Schaumburg-Lippe, née Baroness von Tiele-Winckler, passed away last night, aged 85.
She was born in 1927 and married in 1955 to Fürst Philipp-Ernst zu Shaumburg-Lippe (1928-2003). They had two sons; the eldest, Georg-Wilhelm, died in 1983 aged 25 in a traffic accident; the youngest, Alexander, is the current Fürst zu Schaumburg-Lippe.
She is survived by her son Alexander, her daughter-in-law Nadja-Anna, her grandchildren Heinrich Donatus, Felipa and Philomena.
Royal Travel and Events Blog: † Fürstin Benita zu Schamburg-Lippe
Royal Musings: Death of the Dowager Princess of Schaumburg-Lippe
Eurohistory: + Fürstin Benita zu Schaumburg-Lippe (1927-2013)
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