Deaths Announcements 2018

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H.S.H. Fürst Franz Alexander zu Isenburg has passed away on 5 May 2018, aged 74.

He was the only son of Fürst Franz Ferdinand zu Isenburg and of his wife, née Countess Irina Tolstoy; he was born in Birstein on 22 July 1943.
He was married since 1968 to Countess Elisabeth Christine von Saurma, by whom he had two sons (Alexander, now the new Fürst zu Isenburh, and Viktor) and three daughters (Katharina, Archduchess Martin of Austria-Este; Isabelle, Dowager Fürstin zu Wied; Sophie, Princess Georg Friedrich of Prussia).

Das Fürstenhaus gibt bekannt: S.D. Franz Alexander Fürst von Isenburg ist gestorben | Fürstenhaus Isenburg
What a tragedy for his family. Also sad for his son who is bound to have to take on responsibilities much earlier than expected
Another unimaginable tragedy happened in a Royal Family from Germany:

Hubertus Stephan was killed in a car accident near Aurach (Bavaria).

He was born in Gräfelfing (Bavaria) on 21 November 1970.
He married civilly on 30 September and religiously on 9 October 2010 in Munich Princess Tatjana Luise of Hohenlohe-Langenburg (b.10 February 1975) [younger daughter of Prince Georg Andreas Heinrich of Hohenlohe-Langenburg (b.1938) & his wife Luise, nee Princess von Schönburg-Waldenburg (b.1943); she is also a great-niece of the Duke of Edinburgh]
He bereft two sons: Carl (22-1-2012) & Wolf Thomas Dres (5-10-2013)

Two little boys became sad.

Alfonso Moreno y de Borbon died in Hospital Puerta de Hiero in Madrid on 18 May, after a long battle with cancer.

He was born in 1965 as third of seven children of Princess Teresa of Bourbon (b.1937) [herself daughter of Infant Alfonso of Spain (1901-1964, oldest grandchild of King Alfonso XII of Spain) & his wife, Princess Alice of Bourbon Parma (1917-2017)] & her husband Inigo Moreno y de Arteaga, Marquess of Laserna (b.1934).

He married in 2000 Marta Calvo y Molezún by whom he had a son Iñigo (b.2001) and a daughter Lucia (b.2003); he and Marta reportedly divorced.

Apart from his ex-wife, their children and his parents, he is survived by his brother Rodrigo, five sisters (Alicia, Beatriz, Clara & Delia), as well as three nephews & three nieces; his youngest brother Fernando was killed in a motor accident in 2011, aged 42.

Sources: https://www.vanitatis.elconfidencia...-moreno-de-borbon-primo-de-felipe-vi_1565523/

Descendants of King Alfonso XII of Spain
For the newly engaged Jonkheer Arthur de Bernard de Fauconval de Deuken (b.1990) came the sad news:

His maternal grandmother, Jonkvrouv Monique d'Udekem d'Acoz, nee Baroness de Marmol died in Woluwe-Saint-Lambert on 16 May.

She was born in Liege on 14 April 1931.
In 1960 she married Jonkheer Jacques d'Udekem d'Acoz (b.1930) [older of two sons of Jonkheer Albert d'Udekem d'Acoz (1903-1984) & his wife, Baroness Eliane de Crombrugghe de Looringhe (1906-1998);his only brother Roland died two years ago] by whom she had three children: Nathalie (b.1961), Viviane (b.1962) & Amaury (b.1965) as well as six grandchildren: Arthur [newly engaged to Marie-Garance Nolet de Brauwere van Steeland (b.1992)], Augustin (b.1993) & Emilie (b.1996) [children of Nathalie & her husband Jonkheer Jean-Charles [of the barons] de Bernard de Fauconval de Deuken (b.1959)] James (b.2000) & Aurore (b.2002) & Gaspard (b.2006) [children of Amaury & his wife Jonkvrouw Delphine [of the barons] Gillès de Pélichy].

Descendants of Baron Jacques Albert d'Udekem d'Acoz

Princess Maria Karin of Stolberg-Wernigerode, née Baroness von Düring died in Bad Salzhausen on 10 May.

She was born in Hamburg-Altona on 8 July 1934.
She married in Horneburg civilly on 18 September and religiously on 21 September 1961 Prince Elgar of Stolberg-Wernigerode (b.1935) [youngest of five children of Botho, Prince of Stolberg-Wernigerode (1893-1989) & his wife Renata, nee Princess
von Schoenaich-Carolath (1899-1985)] by whom she had three children: Carolin (1962-2002), Nicola (b.1965) & Alexander, Prince of Stolberg-Roßla (b.1967) as well as four grandchildren: Juliana (b.2002), Auguste (b.2004), Emilia (b.2006) & Ludwig (b.2008) [children of Alexander & his wife Caroline, nee Jansen (b.1968)].

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Ferdinand Joseph Wutholen died on 10 May 2018.

He was born in Graz on 9 February 1927. He married in La Tour de Peilz civilly on 19 July and religiously on 20 July 1967 Charlotte (Sárolta) Countess of Habsburg, Princess of Hungary (b.1940) [older daughter of Albrecht Duke of Teschen, recognized as Prince of Hungary by Admiral Horthy (1897-1955) & his second wife Katalin Bocskay de Felsö-Bánya (1909-2000)] with whom he had four children: Isabella (b.1968), Alessandra (b.1970), Marina (b.1973) & Misha (b.1981) and three grandchildren: Sandor (b.2001), Nayana (b.2002) & Mihaly (b.2010) [children of Isabella & her husband Purves Siddiqi (b.1966)].

Descendants of Archduke Karl of Austria, Duke of Teschen
Sir George Desmond Lorenz de Silva, a prominent British lawyer, and former United Nations Chief War Crimes Prosecutor in Sierra Leone,died from hearth failure on 2 June.

He was born in Sri Lanka on 13 December 1939 as the son of Fredrick de Silva, MBE, formerly Ceylon's ambassador to France and Switzerland & his wife Esme, nee Gregg.
He married in London on 5 December 1987 Princess Katharina of Serbia (b.1959) [daughter of Prince Tomislav of Serbia (19-19) & his first wife, Princess Margarita of Baden (19-19)]; they divorced in 2011. They had one daughter Victoria Marie Esmé Margarita (b.6 September 1991).

Sources: Yugoslavia / Serbia
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Shaikha Hala bint Duaij Al Khalifa died this month.

She was the youngest daughter of Duaij bin Khalifa Al Khalifa, the AssistantUnder-Secretary of the Ministry of Finance & National Economy & his wife Aisha and the wife of Crown Prnce of Bahrain, Salman bin Hamad al-Khalifa (b.1969) [eldest son of King of Bahrain Hamad bin Isa al-Khalifa (b.1950) & his chief wife, Sheikha Sabeeka bint Ibrahim al-Khalifa (b.1948)]; they reportedly divorced in 2005.She had with him four children: two sons Isa (b.1990) & Mohamed (b.1993) and two daughters Fatima al-Dana & Al-Joud [DOBs unknown] and one grandson Hamad, who turned four exactly two weeks ago [son of Isa & his wife, Sheikha Jawaheer bint Abdullah al-Khalifa].

Source: Bahrain News Agency | Shaikha Hala mourned

Prince Georg-Constantin of Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach died after a riding accident on 9 June near Apethorpe Palace in Northamptonshire.

He was born on 13 April 1977 as younger of two children of Prince Wilhelm Ernst of Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach (b.1945) & his former wife Eva, nee Kovarcz (b.1946); he had one sister Desiree (b.1974).
He married civilly on 29 August 2015 in Weimar, Olivia Rachelle Page (b.1979); they were supposed to get religiously married the following year in England.
He bereft his wife, parents, sister, brother-in-law and five nephews.

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Princess Elisabeth of Denmark died on June 19, 2018 after a long illness, aged 83.

Elisabeth Caroline-Mathilde Alexandrine Helena Olga Thyra Feodora Estrid Margrethe Désirée was the daughter of Prince Knud and Princess Caroline-Mathilde of Denmark and therefore first cousin of Queen Margrethe.

She never married and had no children, but lived in a long-time partnership with film director Claus Hermansen died in 1997.

** Princess Elisabeth of Denmark **
Princess Cecylia Maria Czartoryska died on 20 June.

She was born in Żurawno (Poland) on 11 December 1930 as seventh and penultimate child of Prince Kazimierz Jerzy Czartoryski (1892-1936) & his wife Helena, nee Skrzyńska (coat of Arms Zaremba) (1894-1968).
She was unmarried and childless.
One of her sisters, Maria Gabriela, died in 1929 as nearly five-year-old girl.
From her siblings only the youngest one, Barbara (b.1935, also unmarried and childless) is still alive.
One of her nieces died as a baby in 1949 and one nephew - aged 44 in 2004; they are 16 her remaining nephews and nieces.
Her oldest brother Antoni Stanisław Maria (1919-1998) was married, but childless, what concludes that from eight children of their parents only half had descendants.

Source: Cecylia Maria ks. Czartoryska na Klewaniu i ¯ukowie h. Pogoñ Litewska (M.J. Minakowski, Genealogia potomków Sejmu Wielkiego)
Prince Friedrich-Carl zu Waldeck und Pyrmont died on 25 June.

He was born on 21 August 1933 in Kiel as second of four children and older son of Prince Max zu Waldeck und Pyrmont (1898-1981) & his wife Gustava, née Countess von Platen Hallermund (1899-1986).
He married civilly on 24 January 1959 in Arolsen and religiously two days later in Berlin Ingeborg von Biela, who will turn 86 in five days.
They had three daughters Caroline (b.1960), Donata (b.1961) & Juliane (b.1962).
He is survived by his wife, daughters, their families, sister Marie-Louise (b.1930, widow of Albrecht-Karl Prince of Castell-Castell) and brother Georg-Viktor (b.1936, married to Margarete von Klitzing); exactly a week ago was 7th anniversary of the death of his youngest sister Helene-Sophie (b.1943), divorced from Michael Freiherr von Forstner.

Prince Gregory Galitzine died on 27 June, thirteen days before turning 63.

He was born in London as son of Prince Yuri Galitzine (1919-2002) & his second wife Sheilagh Sanford-Johnson (1920-2004); his father was previously married to Constance Irene Higginson (1916-?) by whom he had a daughter Alexandra (1946-2003) as well as another daughter Catherine (b.1950) with Clotilde Ward.In 1958 his full sister Sophia was born and in 1961 his parents divorced; three years later his father married Elizabeth Gwyneth Tighe (b.1933) by whom he had another two children: Nicholas (b.1968) and Amalia (died on 5 February 1970, two days after birth).
This marriage ended in 1976; the same year Prince Yuri married his fourth and last wife Jean Mary Shanks (1926-1999).
Gregory married in London on 1 February 2003 Svetlana Vladimirovna Rutter, née Permyakova (b.1963); he bereft a daughter Maria Catherine, who turned 15 twenty days ago.Unfortunately he was the only one of his father's five living children whose marriege endured; the rest (apart fromSophia who reportedly never married) had at least one divorce (and Catherine even two; what's curious, she was just 26 when she married for the third time.Sources:
Marie-Louise Vind, Countess Knuth died this year aged 65/66.

She was the eldest of three children of Countess Alexandra af Rosenborg (1927-1992) (whose parents were Prince Erik of Denmark, later Count af Rosenborg, and his wife Lois Booth), and her husband Ivar Vind (1921-1977). In 1973, she married Count Christian Knuth (1942-2010). They divorced, but then remarried in 2004. They had two children: Christina Elisabeth (*1977) and Michael Ivar (*1979). In addition to her children, she is survived by two grandchildren, Christian Erik (*2010) and August Conrad (*2013), and her younger brothers and their families.

Source: Descendants of King Christian IX of Denmark
The Rt Hon. Lord Carrington 1919 - 2018

The Rt.Hon. Lord Carrington passed away.

His Lordship was the last surviving member of Winston Churchill's post War Cabinet and was Foreign Secretary under Margaret Thatcher.

Countess Maria Magdalena Anna Katharina of Trauttmannsdorff-Weinsberg died on 20 March.

She was born in Vienna on 11 May 1925 as an only child of Count Rudolf of Trauttmannsdorff-Weinsberg (1896-1980) & his wife Helene, nee Dassira (1896-1980).
She was reportedly unmarried and childless.

Source: Trauttmansdorff

Princess Maria Fernanda of Thurn und Taxis, former Princess Franz Joseph of Hohenzollern died on 9 June.

She was born in Schloß Haus on 19 December 1927 as the youngest of five children of Franz Josef, Prince of Thurn und Taxis (1893-1971) & his wfe Isabel, Infanta of Portugal (1894-1970).
Her only brother Gabriel Albert (the firstborn child) was killed in action in the battle of Stalingrad two days before her 15th birthday (and two months and one day after his 20th).
Apart from him she had two sisters: Helene Maria (1924-1991; later Countess Rudolf-Erwin of Schonborn-Wiesentheid; they divorced and the marriage was annulled) and Maria Theresia (1925-1997; later Countess Franz Edward von Oppersdorff); she never knew her oldest sister Michaela, who died a day after birth on 17 October 1922.
She herself married in Regensburg on 15 July 1950, Prince Franz Josef of Hohenzollern (1926-1996) [fifth of seven children of Fiedrich, Prince of Hohenzollern (1891-1965) & his wife Margarete, nee Princess of Saxony (1900-1962)]but their marriage ended already the next year.
She never remarried nor had children.
Her former husband married in 1955 Princess Diane Marguerite of Bourbon-Parma (b.1932) but this marriage also was childless and ended in divorce in 1961.
She also lost one nephew - Count Michael von Oppersdorff (1962-1987; youngest of five children of Maria Theresia) and one gradnephew - Count Konstantin of Schonborn-Wiesentheid (1979-1998; younger son of Count Albert (b.1948) oldest of Helene's four children).
She leaves four nephews four nieces and their families.


Countess Christiana of Schönborn-Buchheim, née Mautner von Markhof, primo voto Freiin von Tinti died on 13 June.

She was born in Vienna on 23 January 1928 as a daughter of Manfred & Maria Anna Mautner von Markhof.
She married firstly Johann Heinrich, Freiherr von Tinti (1919-1986) [son of Friedrich, Freiherr von Tinti & his wife Paula, nee Balthasar] by whom she had two children; they later divorced (he later married Countess Irene von Starhemberg (b.1940), previously wife of Johannes, Prince of Auersperg (b.1934).
In Schönborn on 19 April 1975 she married, as his second wife, Georg, Count of Schönborn-Buchheim (1906-1989) [one of seven children of Friedrich Karl, Count of Schönborn-Buchheim (1869-1932) & youngest of three by his first wife Donna Teresa Dentice dei Principi di Frasso (1877-1909)], widower of Countess Elisabeth Orssich de Slavetich (1902-1967) by whom he had five children.

Her oldest stepson, Count Georg of Schonborn-Buchheim was killed in avalanche nearr Kitzbühel on 3 February 1973, month and a half before his 41st birthday; her stapdaughter, Countess Elisabeth, Mrs Roel Karamat, predeceased her in 2014 (aged 80).


More deaths of this year in the d'Harcourt family:

Marie Alix d'Harcourt, nee de Preval died in Versailles on 8 July.

She was born on 7 September 1937 and on 16 August 1969 became the wife of Antoine Anne Gerard d'Harcourt (1923-2016) [fifth of seven children of Armand d'Harcourt (1883-1975) & his wfe Renee, nee de Salignac-Fenelon (1892-1974)].


Anne-François d'Harcourt died in Grosbois-en-Montagne on 28 February.

He was born in Paris on 19 July 1928 as oldest of four children of Bernard d'Harcourt (1905-1966) & his wife Hélyane, nee Hurault de Vibraye (1903-1981).
He married firstly in Paris civilly on 17 October and religiously on 18 October 1951 Isabelle de Goulaine (1927-1990) and secondly, also in Paris, civilly on 22 October and religiously on 5 December 1992 Marie Hélène de Robien (b.1926).
By his first wife he had four children: Geoffroy (b.1952), Olivier (b.1954), Anne (b.1957) & Mathieu (b.1958), twelve great-grandchildren and at least one great-grandchild.

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Count Friedrich-Ernst of Solms-Laubach died on 15 July.

He was born in Laubach on 24 March 1932 as third of four children of Count Bernhard Bruno of Solms-Laubach (1900-1938) & his wife, Countess of Castell-Rüdenhausen (1902-1986).
He married in Frankfurt civilly on 21 May and religiously on 22 May 1958 Richardis von Roeder (1929-1997); in 1960 their only daughter, Irene Andrea Louise, was born.


Elisabeth Margarete Wolf, née Countess of Castell-Castell died on 21 July.

She was born in Castell on 23 December 1928 as fourth of six children and second daughter of Carl-Friedrich, Prince of Castell-Castell (1897-killed in accident near Caslau, Bohemia 10 May 1945) & his wife Anna-Agnes, nee Princess of Solms-Hohensolms-Lich (1899-1987); her oldest brother Philipp was killed in action near Wojciechowska, Poland on 21 October 1944, aged 20.
She married in Castell on 3 January 1958 Hans Wolf (1928-2001) by whom she had five children: Klaus (married primarily to Anna-Maria Magnis; later reportedly divorced or widowed and remarried a woman nmed Suzan), Maria (married to Dominic Naujoks), Christian (married to Suzanne Holzberger), Margarita (married to Jens Oertel) & Florian (married to Kerstin Erdmann)
Apart from her children she left eleven or twelve grandchildren [some of them may be, in fact, step-grandchildren] and six great-grandchildren, as well as her two younger sisters: Angelika (b.1933, Countess of Dohna-Schlobitten) and Christiana (b.1934, Freifrau von Lerchenfeld).


Duke Carl Gregor of Mecklenburg died in Villa Silberburg in Hechingen on 23 July.

He was born on 14 March 1933 in Remplin as youngest of four children of Georg, Count von Carlow, adopted Duke of Mecklenburg (1899-1963) and his first wife Irina née Rayevskya (1892-1955).
He married in civilly on 18 December 1965 in Hechingen and religiously on 23 April 1966 at Hohenzollern Castle, Princess Maria Margarethe of Hohenzollern (1928-2006) [third of four children and only daughter of Franz Joseph Maria Ludwig Anton Thassilo Prince of Hohenzollern-Emden (1891-1964) & Maria Alix, nee Princess of Saxony (1901-1990)];they didn't have children.

His brother Alexander, Count of Carlow died on 21 August 1922 as an 18-days-old baby.
His sister Helene died in 1962 aged nearly 38, bereaving a four-year-old daughter, Sheila Nadia Kamil, who died unmarried and childless, soon before her uncle.
So he left three nieces: Elisabeth Christine (b.1947, divorced Countess Alhard von dem Bussche-Ippenburg genannt von Kessell), Marie Katharina (b.1948, Mrs. Wolfgand Thaddaus von Wasielewski), Irene (b.1952, Mrs. Constantin Harmsen) & Borwin (b.1956, married to Alice Wagner) as well as four grandnieces, seven grandnephews, three great-grandnieces and four great-grandnephews - all of them descendants of his oldest brother Duke Georg Alexander of Mecklenburg (1921-1996) & his former wife Archduchess Ilona of Austria (1927-2011).


Maria Luisa Rignon, nee Governa died this year.

She was born in 1944.
She married in 1969 Carlo Alberto Rignon (1935-1994) [seconfd of three children of Paolo, Count Rignon (1895-1964) & his wife Francesca [dei conti] Claretta Assandri (1910-1970)] by whomshe had an only daughter Paola (b.1970).
She left her daughter, son-in-law Andrea Valfré [dei conti di Bonzo] (b.1963) and grandchildren: Maria Edmée (b.1999), twins Leopoldo and Carlo Alberto (b.2001) & Ludovica (b.2005).

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H.I.&R.H. Archduchess Maria of Austria, Princess of Hungary and Bohemia, etc., nér Princess zu Löwenstein-Wertheim-Rosenberg, died on 20 July 2018, aged 82.

Archduchess Maria of Austria has died – Royal Central

She joins her husband who died last year, and their first son who died a day after birth. She leaves behind 7 children and 29 grandchildren.

She and Paola were second cousins on their mother's side. They are both descendants of the Counts of Rignon.
Princess Ingeborg of Waldeck and Pyrmont, nee von Biela died on 27 July, 25 days after her 86th birthday - she followed her husband a month and two days after his passing away.

She was born on 2 July 1932 in Halle an der Saale as daughter of Wolf von Biela and his wife Adelheid, nee Schneider. She married civilly on 24 January in Arolsen and religiously on 26 January 1959 in Berlin Prince Friedrich-Carl of Waldeck and Pyrmont (1933-25 June 2018)[son of Prince Max Wilhelm of Waldeck and Pyrmont (1898-1981) & his wifeGustava, nee Countess von Platen Hallermund (1899-1986)]. They had three daughters Caroline (b.1960), Donata (b.1961) & Juliane (b.1962) and eight grandchildren.


Prince Karl-Stefan von Altenburg died in Stockholm on 20 June.

He was born in Balice (Poland) on 29 October 1921 as the oldest of four children of Archduke Karl Albrecht of Austria-Teschen (1888-1951) & his morganatic wife Alice Elisabeth Anarcrona (1889-1985); his siblings were: Maria-Christina (1923-2012, unmarried and childless), Karl-Albrecht (1926-1928) & Renata (b.1931, now wife of Eduardo Zulueta y Dato, Spanish diplomat).
He married in Geneva on 18 September 1952 his maternal first cousin, Maria-Louise Victoria Katharina Elisabeth af Petersens (1910-1998): they had two a daughter Maria-Christina (b.1953, unmarried and childless) and a son Karl-Albrecht, who died on 26 May 1957, two days after turning seven months.
Apart from his daughter he leaves also his youngest sister Renata, her husband and their three living children and seven grandchildren; his youngest nephew Jaime de Zulueta y Habsburgo-Lorena (Renata and Eduardo's fourth child) died on 15 February 1988 aged 17.


An article about him and his family:
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Two Saxony sisters - daughters of Friedrich Christian, Prince of Saxony, Duke of Saxony, Margrave of Meissen (1893–1968) [himself second son of Frederick Augustus III, the last King of Saxony in 1904-1918 before the abolition of the monarchy (1965-1932) & his wife Luisa, nee Archduchesss of Austria (1870-1947)] & his wife Elisabeth Helene, nee Princess of Thurn and Taxis (1903-1976) - died this year:

The youngest of their five children, Princess Mathilde of Saxony, Duchess of Saxony, formerly Princess Johannes Heinrich of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha died in Sistrans, Tyrol, Austria on 18 March.

She was born in Bamberg on 17 January 1936.
She married civilly in Munich on 15 October 1968 and religiously in Kloster Andechs on 12 November 1968 (as his second wife) Prince Johannes Heinrich of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha (1931-2010) [only child of Prince Rainer of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha (1900-1945) & his first wife Johanna Károlyi de Károly-Patty (1906-1992)].
They married soon (the same year) after his divorce from Barones Gabrielle von Furstenberg (1921-2007) after eleven years of marriage, with whom he had a daughter Felizitas (b.1958).
On 17 November 1969 their only child together, Johannes Albert Leopold Friedrich Christian, was born.
On 21 August 1987 a heartbreaking tragedy hit the both; their only son had gone on a climbing expedition on his own, telling his parents that he was headed to on site, but actually heading to a different, and riskier mountain. When Johannes did not return home when expected, his worried parents notified the authorities. Search parties were organized and helicopters were used to scour the region. His lifeless body was spotted from a helicopter, thus bringing the search to a tragic end.
Apparently their love didn't endure, becaouse they divorced six years later; no one of them remarried.

Descendants of King Louis Philippe I of the French

The second of their five children and oldest daughter, Princess Maria Josepha of Saxony,
Duchess of Saxony, died at Bad Wiessee, Upper Bavaria, Germany, on 10 August a month and ten days before her 90th birthday.

She was born in Bad Wörishofen.
She never married but according to Hein Bruins she gave birth in 1956 to an out of wedlock daughter Maria Christina von Sachsen; identity of her father is unknown. She is apparently unmarried and childless.
She is the last of her siblings to pass away; the other three ones Maria Emanuel (b.1926) & Albert (b.1934), both Margraves of Meissen as well as Princess Anna of Saxony (b.1929) Mrs. Roberto de Afif, Princess of Gessaphe - all died in 2012.
Both brothers were married but childless, Whereas Anna had three sons and eight grandchildren, so only one of the siblings to "continue" the line (her oldest son Alexander de Afif was officially adopted and recognized as heir by his childless uncle Maria Emmanuel conferred upon Alexander the legal surname of "Prinz von Sachsen" (Prince of Saxony). Thus was created the family of Saxe-Gessaphe, a cognatic offshoot of the Royal House of Wettin: With the approval of Maria Emanuel, Alexander, his sons and brothers are also known as Princes of Saxe-Gessaphe.

Sources: Saxony
Descendants of King Louis Philippe I of the French
Both brothers were married but childless, Whereas Anna had three sons and eight grandchildren, so only one of the siblings to "continue" the line (her oldest son Alexander de Afif was officially adopted and recognized as heir by his childless uncle Maria Emmanuel conferred upon Alexander the legal surname of "Prinz von Sachsen" (Prince of Saxony). Thus was created the family of Saxe-Gessaphe, a cognatic offshoot of the Royal House of Wettin: With the approval of Maria Emanuel, Alexander, his sons and brothers are also known as Princes of Saxe-Gessaphe.

And here I am thinking on seeing just how many princes and princesses marry "unequally" according to the old rules, that Rüdiger Prince and Duke of Saxony (son of prince Timo) is a living male line descendant of the "old house", so he should be the Head of the House nowadays and not the children of a "prince of Gessaphe" from the orient.

But obviously this Prince of Gessaphe could offer a "pure-blooded" Princess of Saxony a suitable lifestyle, while prince Rüdiger grew up with the common and hard-working parents of prince Timo's commoner wife, so the Gessaphe-children are considered more "noble"... It is so ridiculous and so hypocritical what has happened in that family, that for me, either all are considered "the real thing" or none and in that case, tradition is for the male-line descendant. No matter that Max Emmanuel preferred his sister's kids to the commonly raised Rüdiger.
Renaud Querton died in Etterbeek on 14 August.

He was born in Woluwé-Saint-Lambert on 17 June 1943. He married in Anzegem on 26 March 1971 Countess Philippine Marie Gaëtane Ghislaine of Limburg-Stirum (b. 15 January 1946) [third of five daughters of Count Philippe Evrard of Limburg-Stirum (1910-1997) & his wife Isabelle, nee Countess de Liedekerke (1914-2004)].
Apart from his wife he leaves five children: Monique (b.1972), Thomas (b.1974), Isabelle (b.1979), Sophie (b.1980) & Diane (b.1983) and thirteen grandchildren.
The greatest tragedy which he and his wife experienced was definitely the untimely death of their second daughter Marie-Armandine (twin sister of Thomas) in 2014, who bereft also her husband and four children [her widower is now married again].
His funeral took place today.

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Count Everard 's wife is Princess Hélène d' Orléans. He had only one daughter Comtesse Cathérine.
The widower Monsieur Zurstrassen did not marry again.
I wrote clearly:Countess Philippine's father was Count Philippe Evrard, not Evrard:

Paul Theroff site (Limburg-Stirum genealogical tree):

2f) Philippe Evrard (Brussels 25 Mar 1910-1997); m.Leefdael 23 Sep 1936 Isabelle Cts de Liedekerke (Brussels 7 Sep 1914-Korbeek-Dijle 30 May 2004)

1g) Alix Louise Anne Julienne Gaëtane Ghislaine Marie (b.Anzegem 22 Oct 1937); m.Anzegem (civ) 7 Sep 1959 (rel) 8 Sep 1959 Claude Gf von Marchant u.Ansembourg (Assenois 2 Nov 1931-Uccle 21 May 2012)

2g) Charlotte Beatrice Marie Gabrielle Gaëtane Ghislaine (b.Louvaine 31 May 1941); m.Anzegem 8 Sep 1965 (rel) 11 Sep 1965 Reynald Moretus Plantin de Bouchout (b.Wilrijk 28 Oct 1941)

3g) Philippine Marie Gaëtane Ghislaine (b.Renaix 15 Jan 1946); m.Anzegem 26 Mar 1971 Renaud Querton (b.Woluwé-Saint-Lambert 17 Jun 1943)

4g) Beatrice Bérénice Marie Gaëtane Ghislaine (b.Anzegem 28 Feb 1949); m.Anzegem 31 Aug 1973 Jean-Marc Regout (b.Uccle 11 Apr 1949)

5g) Marie Hélène Gaëtane Ghislaine Gérardine Jeanne (b.Louvaine 15 Sep 1954); m.Anzegem 5 Aug 1977 Benoit de Maere d'Aertrijcke (b.Rutshura, Belgian Congo22 May 1952)

Hein Bruins site (Count Philippe & Countess Isabelle's descendants):

2.2.Count Philippe de Limburg Stirum (1910-…), m.1936 Countess Isabelle de Liedekerke (1914-2004)
2.2.1.Countess Alix de Limburg Stirum (*1937), m.1959 Count Claude de Marchant et d'Ansembourg (1931-2012)
For issue see: The descendants of Théodore Mosselman du Chenoy
2.2.2.Countess Charlotte de Limburg Stirum (*1941), m.1965 Jonkheer Reynald [of the counts] Moretus Plantin de Bouchout (*1941) Christine Moretus Plantin de Bouchout (*1966), m.1991 Jonkheer Maximilien de Wasseige (*1964) Madeleine-Charlotte de Wasseige (*1993) Didier de Wasseige (*1995) Marie de Wasseige (*1999) Henri Moretus Plantin de Bouchout (*1967), m.2004 Sofia Prosoroff-Wettberg (*1976) Antoinette Moretus Plantin de Bouchout (*2006) Isabelle Moretus Plantin de Bouchout (*2008) Rosalie Moretus Plantin de Bouchout (*2010) Sybille Moretus Plantin de Bouchout (*1971), m.1993 Etienne von Streng (*1967) von Streng (*1997)érèse von Streng (*1999)éodore von Streng (*2001)éatrice von Streng (*2005) Genevieve Moretus Plantin de Bouchout (*1977), m.2008 Damien Hachez (*1981) Hachez (*2010) Hachez (*2012) Hachez (*2014)
2.2.3.Countess Philippine de Limburg Stirum (*1946), m.1971 Renaud Querton (*1943) Querton (*1972), m.2000 Jonkheer Hubert (of the barons) Dumont de Chassart (*1961) Cyriaque Dumont de Chassart (*2001) Alaric Dumont de Chassart (*2004) Jean-Charles Dumont de Chassart Querton (1974-2014), m.1999 José Zurstrassen (*1967) Zurstassen (*2000) Zurstassen (*2002) Zurstrassen (*2009) Zurstrassen (*2012) Querton (*1974), m.1st (div) Laetitia Delacroix, m.2nd Séverine Quecq d'Henripret (*1980) Querton Querton Querton Querton (*1979) Querton (*1980), m. Géry Olbrechts Olbrechts (*2008)élix Olbrechts (*2010) Olbrechts (*2013) Querton (*1983), engaged to Jonkheer Corentin de Séjournet de Rameignies (*1985)
2.2.4.Countess Bérénice de Limburg Stirum (*1949), m.1973 Jean-Marc Regout (*1949)éronique Regout (*1975), m.2003 Stanislas Mikolajczak (*1972)éonore Mikolajczak (*2005) Mikolajczak (*2005) Mikolajczak (*2009) Mikolajczak (*2012) Regout (*1977), m.2017 Jonkvrouw Eléonore de Brouchoven de Bergeyck de Namur d'Elzéeëtan Regout (*1980), m. Jonkvrouw Stéphanie [of the burggraves] de Biolley (*1984) Regout (*2006)éloïse Regout Regout Regout (*1983), m.2011 Jonkvrouw Céline Biebuyck (*1986) Regout (*2013) Regout Regout (*1989)
2.2.5.Countess Marie Hélène de Limburg Stirum (*1954), m.1977 Jonkheer Benoit de [of the barons] Maere d'Aertrijcke (*1953) Charles-Louis de Maere d'Aertrijcke (*1978), m.2002 Gaëtane Rabau (*1978) Gwen-Aël de Maere d'Aertrijcke (*2004) Daphné de Maere d' Aertrycke (*2006) Sébastien de Maere d' Aertrycke (*2009) Constantin de Maere d'Aertrijcke (*1979), m.2017 Isabelle Fournier Léopold de Maere d'Aertrijcke (*1982), m.2009 Countess Claire d'Alcantara (*1984) Nathanaël de Maere d'Aertrijcke (*2014) Maxence de Maere d'Aertrijcke (*2016) Ghislain de Maere d'Aertrijcke (*1986) Mathilde de Maere d'Aertrijcke (*1989), m.2011 Count Augustin de Lespinay (*1986)

Alix's descendants: Claude de Marchant et d'Ansembourg (1931-2012), m.1959 Countess Alix de Limburg-Stirum (*1937) Philippe de Marchant et d'Ansembourg (*1960), m.1991 Baroness Nathalie de Bonhomme (*1965) Anouchka de Marchant et d'Ansembourg (*1993) William de Marchant et d'Ansembourg (*1998) Anne de Marchant et d'Ansembourg (*1962), m.1985 Jonkheer Philippe [of the barons] de Radzitzky d'Ostrowick (*1961) Rodolphe de Radzitzky d’Ostrowick (*1988) Guillaume de Radzitzky d’Ostrowick (*1990) Laetitia de Radzitzky d’Ostrowick (*1993) Louis-Alexandre de Radzitzky d’Ostrowick Guillaume de Marchant et d'Ansembourg (*1964), m.1995 Jonkvrouw Nathalie Pecsteen de Buytswerve [of the barons Pecsteen] (*1969) Audrey de Marchant et d'Ansembourg (*1998) Delphine de Marchant et d'Ansembourg (*1998) Olivier de Marchant et d'Ansembourg (*2002) Charles-Antoine de Marchant et d'Ansembourg (*1967), m.1991 Jonkvrouw Marie [of the burggraves] Gillès de Pelichy (*1968) Elisabeth de Marchant et d'Ansembourg (*1992), m.2016 Jonkheer Louis-Dorsan Jolly Rose Jolly (*2017) Victor de Marchant et d'Ansembourg (*1994) Louis de Marchant et d'Ansembourg (*1997) Harold de Marchant et d'Ansembourg (*2002) Christian de Marchant et d'Ansembourg (*1971), m.1999 Jonkvrouw Emmanuelle [of the barons] Pangaert d'Opdorp Jean-Baptiste de Marchant et d'Ansembourg (*2001) Evrard de Marchant et d'Ansembourg Louise-Marie de Marchant et d'Ansembourg (*1978), m.2013 Baron Gaëtan de Jamblinne de Meux Cyril de Jamblinne de Meux (*2016) Ernest de Jamblinne de Meux (*2017)

As for Jose Zurstrassen - I saw a long time ago on Le Carnet Mondain site an announcement of his engagement to some widow with two sons (I don't remember her name).
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